Bitmap Constructor (Int32, Int32, PixelFormat)
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Bitmap Constructor (Int32, Int32, PixelFormat)

Initializes a new instance of the Bitmap class with the specified size and format.

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

public Bitmap(
	int width,
	int height,
	PixelFormat format


Type: System.Int32
The width, in pixels, of the new Bitmap.
Type: System.Int32
The height, in pixels, of the new Bitmap.
Type: System.Drawing.Imaging.PixelFormat
The pixel format for the new Bitmap. This must specify a value that begins with Format.


A PixelFormat value is specified whose name does not start with Format. For example, specifying Gdi will cause an ArgumentException, but Format48bppRgb will not.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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