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BitmapEditor Class

Provides a user interface for selecting bitmap files in a property browser.

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

[PermissionSetAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Name = "FullTrust")]
[SecurityPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.Demand, Flags = SecurityPermissionFlag.UnmanagedCode)]
[PermissionSetAttribute(SecurityAction.InheritanceDemand, Name = "FullTrust")]
public class BitmapEditor : ImageEditor

The BitmapEditor class provides a simple way to select a bitmap image for a property. Starting the editor displays an Open File dialog box that allows directory navigation and selecting a file. The file list is initially filtered for bitmap (.bmp) files.

The following code example uses an EditorAttribute to associate the BitmapEditor with a property.

[EditorAttribute(typeof(System.Drawing.Design.BitmapEditor), 
    typeof(System.Drawing.Design.UITypeEditor))]
public Bitmap testBitmap
{
    get
    {
        return testBmp;
    }
    set
    {
        testBmp = value;
    }
}
private Bitmap testBmp;

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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