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HI
how can i load a bitmap from an external file without using resources.....??
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DanRollins earned 400 total points
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Use the LoadImage API.  To wit:

HANDLE hImage = ::LoadImage (NULL,
               "C:\\Images\\Fish.bmp",
               IMAGE_BITMAP, 0, 0,
               LR_LOADFROMFILE | LR_CREATEDIBSECTION);

See HOWTO: How To Use LoadImage() to Read a BMP File
ID: Q158898

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q158/8/98.asp

-- Dan
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