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BitmapImage Constructor (Uri)

Initializes a new instance of the BitmapImage class by using the supplied Uri.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Media.Imaging
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

new : 
        uriSource:Uri -> BitmapImage


Type: System.Uri
The Uri to use as the source of the BitmapImage.


The uriSource parameter is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


The file specified by the uriSource parameter is not found.

BitmapImage objects created using this constructor are automatically initialized. After initialization, property changes are ignored.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.