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Bitmap.SetResolution Method

Sets the resolution for this Bitmap.

Namespace:  System.Drawing
Assembly:  System.Drawing (in System.Drawing.dll)

public void SetResolution(
	float xDpi,
	float yDpi


Type: System.Single

The horizontal resolution, in dots per inch, of the Bitmap.

Type: System.Single

The vertical resolution, in dots per inch, of the Bitmap.


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Use this method to set the desired resolution on a newly created bitmap. Changing the resolution of the image does not change its physical size.

The following example code shows how to use the SetResolution method.

Bitmap bitmap = new Bitmap(100, 100);
bitmap.SetResolution(96.0F, 96.0F);

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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