Save as an Image File Sample

This topic contains the following sections.

Description

This sample shows how to draw an hour glass and text and shows how to save the result into an image file that looks like the following screen shot.

Screen shot of the sample application with two hourglass shapes and “Hello World!” text

Requirements

Minimum supported clientWindows 7 or Windows Vista with Service Pack 2 (SP2) and Platform Update for Windows Vista
Minimum supported serverWindows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2008 with Service Pack 2 (SP2) and Platform Update for Windows Server 2008
Windows SDKWindows Software Development Kit (SDK) for Windows 7

 

Downloading the Sample

This sample is available in the following locations.

LocationPath/URL
Windows SDK\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v7.0\Samples\Multimedia\Direct2D\SaveAsImageFileSample
Code GalleryDownload from MSDN Code Gallery

 

Building the Sample

Building the Sample Using the Command Prompt

  1. Open the Command Prompt window and navigate to the sample directory.
  2. Type msbuild SaveAsImageFileSample.sln.

Building the Sample Using Visual Studio 2008 (Preferred Method)

  1. Open Windows Explorer and navigate to the sample directory.
  2. Double-click the icon for the .sln (solution) file to open the file in Visual Studio.
  3. In the Build menu, select Build Solution. The application will be built in the default \Debug or \Release directory.

 

 

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Build date: 9/6/2011

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