GetObjectType function

The GetObjectType retrieves the type of the specified object.

Syntax

DWORD GetObjectType(
  HGDIOBJ h
);

Parameters

h

A handle to the graphics object.

Return Value

If the function succeeds, the return value identifies the object. This value can be one of the following.

Value Meaning
OBJ_BITMAP Bitmap
OBJ_BRUSH Brush
OBJ_COLORSPACE Color space
OBJ_DC Device context
OBJ_ENHMETADC Enhanced metafile DC
OBJ_ENHMETAFILE Enhanced metafile
OBJ_EXTPEN Extended pen
OBJ_FONT Font
OBJ_MEMDC Memory DC
OBJ_METAFILE Metafile
OBJ_METADC Metafile DC
OBJ_PAL Palette
OBJ_PEN Pen
OBJ_REGION Region
 

If the function fails, the return value is zero.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header wingdi.h (include Windows.h)
Library Gdi32.lib
DLL Gdi32.dll

See Also

Device Context Functions

Device Contexts Overview

GetObject

SelectObject