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Visual Basic Reference

Visual Studio 6.0

Invalid picture (Error 481)

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An invalid graphics format was assigned to the Picture property. This error has the following cause and solution:

  • You tried to assign a graphics format other than a bitmap, icon, or Windows metafile to the Picture property of a form or control.

    Ensure that the file you are trying to load into the Picture property is a valid graphics file supported by Visual Basic.