CreateToolbarEx function

Creates a toolbar window and adds the specified buttons to the toolbar.

Note   This function is deprecated, because it does not support all features of toolbars. Use CreateWindowEx instead. For examples, see Using Toolbar Controls.
 

Syntax

HWND CreateToolbarEx(
  HWND        hwnd,
  DWORD       ws,
  UINT        wID,
  int         nBitmaps,
  HINSTANCE   hBMInst,
  UINT_PTR    wBMID,
  LPCTBBUTTON lpButtons,
  int         iNumButtons,
  int         dxButton,
  int         dyButton,
  int         dxBitmap,
  int         dyBitmap,
  UINT        uStructSize
);

Parameters

hwnd

Type: HWND

Handle to the parent window for the toolbar.

ws

Type: DWORD

Window styles for the toolbar. The WS_CHILD style is included by default. This parameter can also include a combination of styles as discussed in Toolbar Control and Button Styles.

wID

Type: UINT

Control identifier for the toolbar.

nBitmaps

Type: int

Number of button images contained in the bitmap specified by hBMInst and wBMID.

hBMInst

Type: HINSTANCE

Module instance with the executable file that contains the bitmap resource.

wBMID

Type: UINT_PTR

Resource identifier for the bitmap resource. If hBMInst is NULL, this parameter must be a valid bitmap handle.

lpButtons

Type: LPCTBBUTTON

Pointer to an array of TBBUTTON structures that contain information about the buttons to add to the toolbar.

iNumButtons

Type: int

Number of buttons to add to the toolbar.

dxButton

Type: int

Width, in pixels, of the buttons to add to the toolbar.

dyButton

Type: int

Height, in pixels, of the buttons to add to the toolbar.

dxBitmap

Type: int

Width, in pixels, of the button images to add to the buttons in the toolbar.

dyBitmap

Type: int

Height, in pixels, of the button images to add to the buttons in the toolbar.

uStructSize

Type: UINT

Size of a TBBUTTON structure.

Return Value

Type: HWND

Returns the window handle to the toolbar if successful, or NULL otherwise. To retrieve extended error information, call GetLastError.

Remarks

Windows 95: The system can support a maximum of 16,364 window handles.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows Vista [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header commctrl.h
Library Comctl32.lib
DLL Comctl32.dll