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c++, how to load a bmp into a dc?

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Hi in c++ I want to load a bitmap into a dc so I can use get pixel on the dc, Do I have to do anything special in creating the dc, and what function do i use to load the bmp? Thanks

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The easiest method would be to use the LoadImage function. Basically you would
- load the image with LoadImage
- create a dc compatible with your main window using GetDC, CreateCompatibleDC, ReleaseDC
- select the image into the dc with SelectObject

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