Bitmap Field

DataFormats.Bitmap Field


Specifies a Windows bitmap format. This static field is read-only.

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

public static readonly string Bitmap

Field Value

Type: System.String

A bitmap represents a computer graphic as an array of bits in memory, and these bits represent the attributes of the individual pixels in an image.

This field is used by the IDataObject interface and the DataObject class to specify the data type.

When adding to an IDataObject or to an implementation of DataObject, use this field as the format for the IDataObject.SetData and DataObject.SetData methods.

To see if an object of this type exists, use this field as the format for the IDataObject.GetDataPresent and DataObject.GetDataPresent methods.

To get an object of this type, use this as the format for the IDataObject.GetData and DataObject.GetData methods.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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