loadbitmap()

This is a discussion on loadbitmap() within the Windows Programming forums, part of the Platform Specific Boards category; hi how can I load a png image using loadbitmap()??? thanks...

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    loadbitmap()

    hi
    how can I load a png image using loadbitmap()???
    thanks

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    I believe it's better to use LoadImage instead. LoadBitmap doesn't load anything else than bitmaps, AFAIK.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elysia View Post
    I believe it's better to use LoadImage instead. LoadBitmap doesn't load anything else than bitmaps, AFAIK.
    ???
    LoadImage doesn't load png, of course.
    GDI+ loads png

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    Guess I remember wrong.
    Quote Originally Posted by Adak View Post
    io.h certainly IS included in some modern compilers. It is no longer part of the standard for C, but it is nevertheless, included in the very latest Pelles C versions.
    Quote Originally Posted by Salem View Post
    You mean it's included as a crutch to help ancient programmers limp along without them having to relearn too much.

    Outside of your DOS world, your header file is meaningless.

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