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COLORREF convert to long

Posted on 2003-12-08
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Hi,
Is there a way to convert COLORREF to long (and vice-versa) ??

thanks,
Igal.
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Use the casting operator,

COLORREF rgb1 = RGB(255,255,255);
long lData1 = (long)rgb1;
COLORREF rgb2 = (COLORREF)lData;

ASSERT(rgb1 == rgb2);
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by:Roshan Davis
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COLRREF is a "unsigned long" definition

typedef unsigned long       DWORD;
typedef DWORD   COLORREF;

Rosh :)
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