Icon Constructor (Stream)


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Initializes a new instance of the Icon class from the specified data stream.

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

public Icon(
	Stream stream


Type: System.IO.Stream

The data stream from which to load the Icon.

Exception Condition

The stream parameter is null.

An icon resource can contain multiple icon images. One icon file may contain images in several sizes and color depths. The image that is used in an application depends on the operating system and settings. The following list details the typical sizes for an icon:

  • 16 pixels x 16 pixels

  • 32 pixels x 32 pixels

  • 48 pixels x 48 pixels

This constructor returns the smallest image that is contained in the specified stream.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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