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LoadBitmap() and DrawBitmap()

Can I have a complete program that uses the functions
LoadBitmap() and DrawBitmap(). I tried doing:

hBitmap = LoadBitmap(hInstance, "Brick");

but I get NULL and therefore can't draw the bitmap.
jfoley053097Asked:
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emmonsCommented:
First, this question really belongs in the Windows programming section.
Second, what is "DrawBitmap"?

Have you defined the resource "Brick" in your resource file?

Brick BITMAP DISCARDABLE "Brick.bmp"

You can get a pretty good test without this, by loading a system resource like OBM_RGARROW and trying to draw it on the screen. But if you are getting an error back from LoadBitmap, it is probably a resource issue. Check to make sure that the resource name is not all caps (implying that it is numeric).


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