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PictureBox.InitialImage Property

Gets or sets the image displayed in the PictureBox control when the main image is loading.

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

public Image InitialImage { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Drawing.Image
The Image displayed in the picture box control when the main image is loading.

If no InitialImage is specified, a default image is displayed. The InitialImage is always displayed non-stretched, in the center of the PictureBox.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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.
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