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Label.Image Property

Gets or sets the image that is displayed on a Label.

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

public Image Image { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Drawing.Image
An Image displayed on the Label. The default is null.

The Image property cannot be used at the same time as the ImageList and ImageIndex properties. When the Image property is used to display an image, the ImageList and ImageIndex properties are automatically set to their default settings.

The following code example demonstrates how to create a Label and then to display an Image behind the Label. First, the example creates a Label and then creates an Image based on a disk file. Next, the Size property is initialized to contain the Image. Finally, the Image property is initialized to the Image.

		public void CreateMyLabel() 

			// Create a new label and create a bitmap.

			Label label1 = new Label();
		    Image image1 = Image.FromFile("c:\\MyImage.bmp");

			// Set the size of the label to accommodate the bitmap size.

			label1.Size = new Size(image1.Width, image1.Height);

			// Initialize the label control's Image property.

			label1.Image = image1;

			// ...Code to add the control to the form...


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.