Codex API: Common Dialog Boxes


The StartSplash function displays the standard Codex application startup screen.

This function may be called very early during application startup to entertain the user while loading the application.


VOID StartSplash(
    LPCTSTR lpTitle,  // name of application
    LPCTSTR lpIcon    // points to path of application executable file



[in] Pointer to a null-terminated string that specifies the name of the Codex application that is currently starting. This value is displayed on the splash screen beneath the "MimarSinan Codex Family Member:" text.


[in] Pointer to a null terminated string that specifies the full path of the executable file of the application that is currently starting. An icon is extracted from this file and displayed superimposed on top of the main Codex logo on the splash screen.

Return Values

This function does not return any values.


The function displays the requested splash screen and returns immediately, allowing the application to continue initialization.


Windows NT/2000/XP: Requires Windows NT 4.0 SP4 or later.
Windows 95/98/Me:
Requires Windows 98 (or Windows 95 with DCOM 1.2).
Declared in mCodexAPI.h.
Use mCodexAPI.dll.

See Also

Codex API Overview, Codex API Functions, EndSplash, CodexAbout