#include "l_bitmap.h"

L_LTIVW_API L_INT EXT_FUNCTION L_DispContainerRemoveBitmapRegion(hCellWnd, nSubCellIndex, uFlags)

L_HWND hCellWnd;

handle to the cell window

L_INT nSubCellIndex;

index into the image list attached to the cell

L_UINT uFlags;

reserved for future use

Removes the bitmap region from the image located at the specified cell or sub-cell.




A handle to the window that represents the cell on which the function's effect will be applied.


A zero-based index into the image list attached to the cell specified in nCellIndex. This image contains the region that will be removed. Pass -1 to remove the region from all the bitmaps in the cell. Pass -2 to remove the region from the bitmap in the selected sub-cell.


Reserved for future use. Pass 0.



The function was successful.

< 1

An error occurred. Refer to Return Codes.


You can create a region either by using one of the LEAD functions. Or you can use the tools in the image viewer that draws different shapes of regions, which are:

Tools for drawing regions can be added to the viewer by calling L_DispContainerAddAction, and can be set by calling L_DispContainerSetAction.

For more information about how to create a region using the medical viewer tools. Refer to Creating a Bitmap Region Inside the Image Viewer.

Required DLLs and Libraries


For a listing of the exact DLLs and Libraries needed, based on the toolkit version, refer to Files To Be Included With Your Application.


The toolkit comes in Win32 and x64 editions that can support development of software applications for any of the following environments:

Windows 10

Windows 8

Windows 7

Windows Vista

Windows XP

Windows 2000

See Also


L_DispContainerCreate, L_DispContainerDestroy, L_DispContainerSetAction, L_DispContainerAddAction, L_DispContainerAnnToRgn.


Working with Annotations


Image Viewer Functions: Working with Annotations


Remove bitmap regions of the first cell.

L_INT DispContainerRemoveBitmapRegionExample(HDISPCONTAINER hCon) 
   if (L_DispContainerGetCellCount(hCon, 0) == 0) 
      MessageBox(NULL, TEXT("you must at least have one cell added to the viewer"), TEXT("No Cell attached"), MB_OK); 
      return FAILURE; 
   HWND hCellWnd = L_DispContainerGetCellWindowHandle(hCon, 0, 0); 
   L_INT nRet = L_DispContainerRemoveBitmapRegion(hCellWnd, -1, 0); 
   return nRet; 

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