Thread: LoadImage() fooled me!

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    LoadImage() fooled me!

    After all this time of being so carefull to call LoadImage with the proper HINSTANCE and X, Y maximums, I tried this on a whim-and it works the same ?!!!! How strange! Can anyone explain this?

    HBITMAP LoadPic(char *name )
      return (HBITMAP)LoadImage(NULL, name, IMAGE_BITMAP, 0, 0, LR_LOADFROMFILE);
    #include <cmath>
    #include <complex>
    bool euler_flip(bool value)
        return std::pow
            std::complex<float>(0, 1) 
            * std::complex<float>(std::atan(1.0)
            *(1 << (value + 2)))
        ).real() < 0;

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    You are loading from file so it does not need to know the HINST to find the image.
    Try that with an image stored in the exe (ie an image that is a resource like an icon)
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