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BitmapImage.StreamSource Property

Gets or sets the stream source of the BitmapImage. This is a dependency property.

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

'Declaration
Public Property StreamSource As Stream
'Usage
Dim instance As BitmapImage 
Dim value As Stream 

value = instance.StreamSource

instance.StreamSource = value
For XAML information, see the Stream type.

Property Value

Type: System.IO.Stream
The stream source of the BitmapImage. The default is Nothing.

Identifier field

StreamSourceProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

If StreamSource and UriSource are both set, the StreamSource value is ignored.

Set the CacheOption property to BitmapCacheOption.OnLoad if you wish to close the stream after the BitmapImage is created. The default OnDemand cache option retains access to the stream until the bitmap is needed, and cleanup is handled by the garbage collector.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0
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