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The DrawCaption function draws a window caption.

BOOL WINAPI DrawCaption(

    HWND hwnd,

// handle to window to get text and icon from

    HDC hdc,

// handle to device context to draw into

    LPCRECT lprc,

// pointer to rectangle to draw into

    UINT uFlags,

// set of drawing option flags



Handle to a window that supplies text and an icon for the window caption.
Handle to a device context. The function draws the window caption into this device context.
Pointer to a RECT structure that specifies the bounding rectangle for the window caption.
A set of bit flags that specify drawing options. You can set zero or more of the following flags:




The function uses the colors that denote an active caption.


The function draws the icon when drawing the caption text.


The function draws the caption as a button.


The function draws a small caption, using the current small caption font.


The function draws the caption text when drawing the caption.

If DC_SMALLCAP is specified, the function draws a normal window caption.

Return Values

If the function succeeds, the return value is nonzero.

If the function fails, the return value is zero. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.

See Also


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