GetTextCharset function

Retrieves a character set identifier for the font that is currently selected into a specified device context.

Note  A call to this function is equivalent to a call to GetTextCharsetInfo passing NULL for the data buffer.
 

Syntax

int GetTextCharset(
  HDC hdc
);

Parameters

hdc

Handle to a device context. The function obtains a character set identifier for the font that is selected into this device context.

Return Value

If successful, returns a value identifying the character set of the font that is currently selected into the specified device context. The following character set identifiers are defined:

If the function fails, it returns DEFAULT_CHARSET.

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

GetTextCharsetInfo

Unicode and Character Set Functions

Unicode and Character Sets