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Icon Constructor (Icon, Int32, Int32)

Initializes a new instance of the Icon class and attempts to find a version of the icon that matches the requested size.

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

public Icon(
	Icon original,
	int width,
	int height
)

Parameters

original
Type: System.Drawing.Icon
The icon to load the different size from.
width
Type: System.Int32
The width of the new icon.
height
Type: System.Int32
The height of the new icon.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The original parameter is null.

If a version cannot be found that exactly matches the size, the closest match is used. If the original parameter is an Icon that has a single size, this method only creates a duplicate icon. Use the stretching capabilities of the DrawImage method to resize the icon.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the ToBitmap method. This example is designed to be used with Windows Forms. Create a form and paste the following code into it. Call the IconToBitmap method in the form's Paint event handler, passing e as PaintEventArgs.


private void IconToBitmap(PaintEventArgs e)
{
    // Construct an Icon.
    Icon icon1 = new Icon(SystemIcons.Exclamation, 40, 40);

    // Call ToBitmap to convert it.
    Bitmap bmp = icon1.ToBitmap();

    // Draw the bitmap.
    e.Graphics.DrawImage(bmp, new Point(30, 30));
}


.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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