PaintRgn function (wingdi.h)

The PaintRgn function paints the specified region by using the brush currently selected into the device context.


BOOL PaintRgn(
  [in] HDC  hdc,
  [in] HRGN hrgn


[in] hdc

Handle to the device context.

[in] hrgn

Handle to the region to be filled. The region's coordinates are presumed to be logical coordinates.

Return value

If the function succeeds, the return value is nonzero.

If the function fails, the return value is zero.


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


Region Functions

Regions Overview