kill picture pictureHandle&
This statement calls the Toolbox procedure KillPicture, which releases the memory occupied by the picture which is specified by
pictureHandle&. This should be a handle that your program created using the
picture off statements (or the Toolbox routines OpenPicture and ClosePicture). You should not use
kill picture to release a picture handle that was created by other means (for example, a picture resource handle).
Warning: Do not use
kill picture to kill a picture that is currently being displayed in a picture field. You must close the picture field first (using the
edit field close statement) before calling
Warning: You should make sure that
pictureHandle& does not equal zero before calling
kill picture. Disposing of a "nil handle" can cause problems on some older systems.
picture statement; picture on/off; edit field close