BitmapDecoder.Thumbnail Property


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Gets a BitmapSource that represents the thumbnail of the bitmap, if one is defined.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Media.Imaging
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

public virtual BitmapSource Thumbnail {

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.Imaging.BitmapSource

A BitmapSource that represents a thumbnail of the bitmap. If no thumbnail is defined, this property returns null. This property has no default value.

None of the native formats support global thumbnails. Joint Photographics Experts Group (JPEG), Tagged Image File Format (TIFF), and Microsoft Windows Media Photo support frame-level thumbnails that can be accessed using the Thumbnail property.

The BitmapSource returned by this property is frozen.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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