The DeleteObject function deletes a logical pen, brush, font, bitmap, region, or palette, freeing all system resources associated with the object. After the object is deleted, the specified handle is no longer valid.
BOOL DeleteObject( HGDIOBJ ho );
A handle to a logical pen, brush, font, bitmap, region, or palette.
If the function succeeds, the return value is nonzero.
If the specified handle is not valid or is currently selected into a DC, the return value is zero.
Do not delete a drawing object (pen or brush) while it is still selected into a DC.
When a pattern brush is deleted, the bitmap associated with the brush is not deleted. The bitmap must be deleted independently.
For an example, see Creating Colored Pens and Brushes.
|Minimum supported client||Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]|
|Minimum supported server||Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]|
|Header||wingdi.h (include Windows.h)|