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LoadCursor Reference in C#, VB.NET and VB6


Visual Basic 6 definition
Declare Function LoadCursor Lib "user32.dll" Alias "LoadCursorA" (ByVal hInstance As Long, ByVal lpCursorName As Any) As Long

Visual Basic .NET definition
Declare Function LoadCursor Lib "user32" Alias "LoadCursorA" (ByVal hInstance As Integer, ByVal lpCursorName As String) As Integer

C# definition
[DllImport("user32", EntryPoint="LoadCursor")] public static extern int LoadCursorA(int hInstance, string lpCursorName)


Platforms: Win 32s, Win 95/98, Win NT LoadCursor loads a cursor from either a currently running program's cursor resources or Windows's cursor resources. The cursor can be referenced either by its resource name or by its numeric resource ID number. If successful, the function returns a handle to the loaded cursor. If unsuccessful, the function returns 0. LoadCursor Loads a cursor resource from an executable file. System.Windows.Forms.Cursor constructor


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