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Ownerdrawn buttons in only 16bit?

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I'm using owner drawing on a button, catching the WM_DRAWITEM message and rendering various bitmaps/text to the hdc. My problem is that I am trying to use the ANTIALIASED_QUALITY flag on a font which fails to draw the text antialised.

I have the following:

LPDRAWITEMSTRUCT lpdis = (DRAWITEMSTRUCT*)lParam;
HDC hMemDC = CreateCompatibleDC(lpdis->hDC);
int i = GetDeviceCaps(hBmpDC,BITSPIXEL);

GetDeviceCaps returns 16; does this indicate that my HDC is only 16bit? Perhaps this is why the antialising isn't working, as I understand this needs to be at least 24bit? How can I accomplish this?

Appreciate any suggestions.
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