#include "ltwrappr.h"

virtual L_INT LAnnHotSpot::GetSecondaryMetafile(phMetafile)

Retrieves the metafile handle associated with an HotSpot object when it is in the decryptor state.


HMETAFILE * phMetafile

Pointer to a variable to be updated with the handle to a metafile.


Value Meaning
SUCCESS The function was successful.
< 1 An error occurred. Refer to Return Codes.


The HotSpot object has two states:

Each state is displayed with its own metafile. Use this function to retrieve the current metafile for an HotSpot object in a decryptor state. The default image is shown in the figure below:


If this function is successful, the address pointed to by phMetafile will be updated with the metafile handle.

Use the LAnnHotSpot::GetMetafile function to retrieve the current metafile for an HotSpot object in an encryptor state.

Required DLLs and Libraries


Win32, x64.

See Also




// This example swaps the metafiles for a HotSpot object.

L_INT LAnnHotSpot_GetSecondaryMetafileExample(LAnnHotSpot *pLHotSpot) 
   L_INT nRet; 
   HMETAFILE hMetafile1=0; 
   HMETAFILE hMetafile2=0; 
   nRet = pLHotSpot->GetMetafile(&hMetafile1); 
   if(nRet != SUCCESS) 
      return nRet; 
   nRet = pLHotSpot->GetSecondaryMetafile(&hMetafile2); 
   if(nRet != SUCCESS) 
      return nRet; 
   nRet = pLHotSpot->SetMetafile(hMetafile2, ANNMETAFILE_USER, 0); 
   if(nRet != SUCCESS) 
      return nRet; 
   return SUCCESS; 

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