GetDCPenColor function

The GetDCPenColor function retrieves the current pen color for the specified device context (DC).

Syntax

COLORREF GetDCPenColor(
  HDC hdc
);

Parameters

hdc

A handle to the DC whose brush color is to be returned.

Return value

If the function succeeds, the return value is a COLORREF value for the current DC pen color.

If the function fails, the return value is CLR_INVALID.

Remarks

For information on setting the pen color, see SetDCPenColor.

ICM: Color management is performed if ICM is enabled.

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

COLORREF

Device Context Functions

Device Contexts Overview

SetDCPenColor