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DaVinci Graphics Library
Loads a Windows .BMP format bitmap file into memory and returns a handle to memory used by the loaded bitmap.
HDIB API LoadDIBFromFile (
SzFile LPCSTR Pointer to the input filename.
If successful, the return value is a handle to the loaded DIB, otherwise it is NULL. The most common causes of NULL return values are file-not-found, insufficient free memory, and incorrect file format. The input file must be a standard Windows .BMP file.
Bitmaps stored using standard Windows RLE compression are automatically uncompressed when loaded. RLE-compressed images are compatible with this format provided that the RLE format used conforms to Windows' internal specifications for this compression type.
This function is exported by LEON3_xx.DLL, and can be used in place of ipImportInd in cases where the only required import format is .BMP.