#include "ltwrappr.h"

virtual L_INT LBitmap::GetRgnContourPoints (pXForm, ppPoints, puSize, uFlags)


pointer to a coordinate-translation structure

POINT ** ppPoints;

pointer to a pointer

L_UINT * puSize;

pointer to a variable to be updated

L_UINT uFlags;


Returns the contour coordinates of a region.

Parameter Description
pXForm Pointer to an RGNXFORM structure that LEADTOOLS uses to translate between display coordinates and bitmap coordinates.
  If you specify NULL in this parameter, the scalar fields default to 1, the offsets default to 0, and the view perspective defaults to the bitmap's view perspective.
ppPoints Pointer to a pointer to be updated with an array that contains the coordinate points of the contour for the specified region. A memory buffer for this array is allocated by the function. When the array is no longer needed, the user should free it by calling the GlobalFreePtr macro.
puSize Address of a variable to be updated with the number of points in the buffer.
uFlags Flag that indicates the required contour points.  Possible values are:
  Value Meaning
  RGNCONTOUR_ALL [0x0000] Gets all region contour points ignoring their order.
  RGNCONTOUR_OUTSIDE [0x0001] Gets the outside region contour points only in an ordered way that allows you to reconstruct the outside region shape from these points.



The function was successful.

< 1

An error occurred. Refer to Return Codes.


This function works only on bitmaps having a region. If a bitmap does not have a region the function returns the error: Not Initialized.

To update a status bar or detect a user interrupt during execution of this function, refer to LBase::EnableStatusCallback.

This function supports 12 and 16-bit grayscale and 48 and 64-bit color images. Support for 12 and 16-bit grayscale and 48 and 64-bit color images is available only in the Document/Medical toolkits.

This function supports signed data images.

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.


Win32, x64.

See Also


LBitmap::AddShadow, LBitmap::AllocFTArray, LBitmap::ChangeHueSatInt, LBitmap::ColorReplace, LBitmap::ColorThreshold, LBitmap::DFT, LBitmap::DirectionEdgeStatistical, LBitmap::FFT, LBitmap::FreeFTArray, LBitmap::FrqFilter, LBitmap::FrqFilterMask, LBitmap::FTDisplay, LBitmap::GetStatisticsInfo, LBitmap::GetFeretsDiameter, LBitmap::GetObjectInfo, LBitmap::GetRgnPerimeterLength, LBitmap::MathFunction, LBitmap::RevEffect, LBitmap::Segment, LBitmap::SubtractBackground, LBitmap::UserFilter, LBitmap::DirectionEdgeStatistical2


Raster Image Functions: Creating and Using a Region


Raster Image Functions: Analysis: Object or Region Analysis


L_INT LBitmap__GetRgnContourPointsExample(LBitmap *pLeadBitmap) 
   L_INT nRet; 
   RECT rcRect; 
   POINT  * pPoints; 
   L_UINT uSize; = pLeadBitmap->GetHeight ()/3; 
   rcRect.bottom = pLeadBitmap->GetHeight ()*2/3; 
   rcRect.left = pLeadBitmap->GetWidth ()/3; 
   rcRect.right = pLeadBitmap->GetWidth ()*2/3; 
   nRet =pLeadBitmap->Region()->SetRgnEllipse (&rcRect); 
   if(nRet !=SUCCESS) 
      return nRet; 
   nRet =pLeadBitmap->GetRgnContourPoints(NULL, &pPoints, &uSize,0); 
   if(nRet !=SUCCESS) 
      return nRet; 
   return SUCCESS; 

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