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WriteableBitmap Constructor (BitmapSource)

Initializes a new instance of the WriteableBitmap class using the given BitmapSource.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Media.Imaging
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

public WriteableBitmap(
	BitmapSource source
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Type: System.Windows.Media.Imaging.BitmapSource

The BitmapSource to use for initialization.

The WriteableBitmap(Int32, Int32, Double, Double, PixelFormat, BitmapPalette) constructor is preferred over using this constructor.

If source does not use a natively supported bitmap format, format conversions are applied for each frame update, which reduces performance.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0

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