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DataObject.SetImage Method

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Adds an Image to the data object in the Bitmap format.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in

public virtual void SetImage (
	Image image
public void SetImage (
	Image image
public function SetImage (
	image : Image



The Image to add to the data object.

Exception typeCondition


image is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

To retrieve image data from the data object, first use the ContainsImage method to determine whether the data object contains image data before retrieving it with the GetImage method.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0