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createdc (gdi32)
 
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Summary
Creates a device context for a device using the specified name.

C# Signature:

[DllImport("gdi32.dll")]
static extern IntPtr CreateDC(string lpszDriver, string lpszDevice,
   string lpszOutput, IntPtr lpInitData);

VB.NET Signature

<DllImport("gdi32.dll", SetLastError:=True, CharSet:=CharSet.Ansi)> _
public Function CreateDC(<MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPStr)>lpszDriver As String, _
              <MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPStr)>lpszDevice As String, _
              <MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPStr)>lpszOutput As String, _
              lpInitData As IntPtr) As IntPtr
End Function

VB Signature:

Declare Function CreateDC Lib "gdi32.dll" ( _
   lpszDriver As String, lpszDevice As String, _
   lpszOutput As String, lpInitData As IntPtr) As IntPtr

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