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selectobject (gdi32)
 
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Summary
Selects an object into the specified device context (DC). The new object replaces the previous object of the same type.

C# Signature:

/// <summary>
/// Selects an object into the specified device context (DC). The new object replaces the previous object of the same type.
/// </summary>
/// <param name="hdc">A handle to the DC.</param>
/// <param name="hgdiobj">A handle to the object to be selected.</param>
/// <returns>
///        <para>If the selected object is not a region and the function succeeds, the return value is a handle to the object being replaced.
///        If the selected object is a region and the function succeeds, the return value is one of the values of RegionFlags".</para>
///        <para>If an error occurs and the selected object is not a region, the return value is <see cref="System.IntPtr.Zero"/>. Otherwise, it is HGDI_ERROR.</para>
/// </returns>
[DllImport("gdi32.dll", EntryPoint = "SelectObject", SetLastError=true)]
static extern IntPtr SelectObject([In] IntPtr hdc, [In] IntPtr hgdiobj);

VB.NET Signature:

<DllImport("Gdi32.dll")> _
Public Shared Function SelectObject(ByVal hdc As IntPtr, ByVal hObject As IntPtr) As IntPtr
End Function

VB Signature

Public Declare Function SelectObject Lib "gdi32.dll" _
          (ByVal prmlngHDc As Long, _
           ByVal hObject As Long) As Long

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