Updated: September 2008System.Drawing
Assembly: System.Drawing (in System.Drawing.dll)
The following code example is designed for use with Windows Forms. It is a handler for the Paint event. A Graphics object is passed to the event and is used to draw the image on the form. The code performs the following actions:
Creates an image from a file named SampImag.jpg. This file must be located in the same folder as the application executable file.
Creates a point at which to draw the upper-left corner of the image.
Draws the unscaled image on the form.
Private Sub ImageExampleForm_Paint _ (ByVal sender As System.Object, _ ByVal e As System.Windows.Forms.PaintEventArgs) _ Handles MyBase.Paint ' Create image. Dim newImage As Image = Image.FromFile("SampImag.jpg") ' Create Point for upper-left corner of image. Dim ulCorner As New Point(100, 100) ' Draw image to screen. e.Graphics.DrawImage(newImage, ulCorner) End Sub
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