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DataFormats.Bitmap Field

Specifies a Windows bitmap format. This static (Shared in Visual Basic) field is read-only.

[Visual Basic]
Public Shared ReadOnly Bitmap As String
public static readonly string Bitmap;
public: static String* Bitmap;
public static var Bitmap : 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.


Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

See Also

DataFormats Class | DataFormats Members | System.Windows.Forms Namespace | GetData | SetData | GetDataPresent | GetFormats | DataObject | IDataObject | GetFormat | |