Saving a Region

Regions can be saved inside TIFF files. Whenever you save a bitmap containing a region as a TIFF file format, the region is also saved.

When you save a bitmap with a region as a CUR or ICO file, the pixels inside the region are considered to belong to the icon/cursor data. The pixels outside the region are considered transparent. If you save a bitmap without a region as a CUR or ICO file, the whole bitmap will be considered icon/cursor data. In this case, you will get a square icon or cursor.

NOTE: To save a region inside a TIFF file, you must have an unlocked  Document or Medical Imaging license.

If you save a bitmap with a region as any other file format, the region will be lost. If you want to preserve the region, you can:

Regions are not supported on Windows CE.

Related topics:

Creating a Bitmap Region

Defining and Using a Bitmap Region

Translating Coordinates for a Bitmap Region

Working with the Existing Bitmap Region

Functions Where the Region Preempts the Bitmap

Functions that Transform the Region and the Bitmap

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