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BitmapImage.UriSource Property

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

Namespace:  System.Windows.Media.Imaging
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation

'Declaration
Public Property UriSource As Uri
'Usage
Dim instance As BitmapImage 
Dim value As Uri 

value = instance.UriSource

instance.UriSource = value
<object UriSource="Uri" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Uri
The Uri source of the BitmapImage. The default is Nothing.

Identifier field

UriSourceProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

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

The following example demonstrates the use the UriSource property in Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) and code.

<!-- Property Tag XAML Syntax -->
<Image Width="200"  Margin="5" Grid.Column="1" Grid.Row="1" >
   <Image.Source>
      <BitmapImage UriSource="sampleImages/bananas.jpg" />
   </Image.Source>
</Image>
<!-- Property Tag XAML Syntax -->
<Image Width="200"  Margin="5" Grid.Column="1" Grid.Row="1" >
   <Image.Source>
      <BitmapImage UriSource="sampleImages/bananas.jpg" />
   </Image.Source>
</Image>
' Create the image element. 
Dim simpleImage As New Image()
simpleImage.Width = 200
simpleImage.Margin = New Thickness(5)

' Create source. 
Dim bi As New BitmapImage()
' BitmapImage.UriSource must be in a BeginInit/EndInit block.
bi.BeginInit()
bi.UriSource = New Uri("/sampleImages/cherries_larger.jpg", UriKind.RelativeOrAbsolute)
bi.EndInit()
' Set the image source.
simpleImage.Source = bi

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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