ImageList Constructor ()

 

Initializes a new instance of the ImageList class with default values for ColorDepth, ImageSize, and TransparentColor.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

Public Sub New

The following table shows initial property values for an instance of ImageList.

Item

Description

ColorDepth

In the .NET Framework version 1.0, the default is Depth4Bit. In the .NET Framework version 1.1 or later, the default is Depth8Bit.

ImageSize

The default is a Size object with a height and width of 16 by 16.

TransparentColor

The default value is Transparent.

The following code example demonstrates constructing an ImageList, adding images to the Images property, setting the ImageSize property, and using the Draw method. To run this example, place it in a form containing a button named Button1. The example assumes the existence of FeatherTexture.bmp and Gone Fishing.bmp at c:\Windows\. Change the example accordingly if the bitmaps do not exist on your system, or exist at another location.

Friend WithEvents ImageList1 As System.Windows.Forms.ImageList

' Create an ImageList Object, populate it, and display
' the images it contains.
Private Sub Button1_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, _
    ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click

    ' Construct the ImageList.
    ImageList1 = New ImageList

    ' Set the ImageSize property to a larger size 
    ' (the default is 16 x 16).
    ImageList1.ImageSize = New Size(112, 112)

    ' Add two images to the list.
    ImageList1.Images.Add(Image.FromFile _
        ("c:\windows\FeatherTexture.bmp"))
    ImageList1.Images.Add _
        (Image.FromFile("C:\windows\Gone Fishing.bmp"))

    Dim count As System.Int32

    ' Get a Graphics object from the form's handle.
    Dim theGraphics As Graphics = Graphics.FromHwnd(Me.Handle)

    ' Loop through the images in the list, drawing each image.
    For count = 0 To ImageList1.Images.Count - 1
        ImageList1.Draw(theGraphics, New Point(85, 85), count)

        ' Call Application.DoEvents to force a repaint of the form.
        Application.DoEvents()

        ' Call the Sleep method to allow the user to see the image.
        System.Threading.Thread.Sleep(1000)
    Next
End Sub

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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