GetTextColor function (wingdi.h)

The GetTextColor function retrieves the current text color for the specified device context.

Syntax

COLORREF GetTextColor(
  [in] HDC hdc
);

Parameters

[in] hdc

Handle to the device context.

Return value

If the function succeeds, the return value is the current text color as a COLORREF value.

If the function fails, the return value is CLR_INVALID. No extended error information is available.

Remarks

The text color defines the foreground color of characters drawn by using the TextOut or ExtTextOut function.

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

ExtTextOut

Font and Text Functions

Fonts and Text Overview

SetTextColor

TextOut