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How to tell Picturebox what the imagefile is RRS feed

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    Hello All,

     

    I want to programmatically set the image of a pictuurebox.

     

    When I the following,  I get a compile error  saying that 

    "Value of type String cannot be converted to 'System.Drawing.Image'"

     

    PictureBox1.Image = TextBox2.Text

     

    I allow the user to select a file of type *.ico,  when they do I want to show that ico graphic in the Picturebox.

     

    Does anyone know how I can do this ?

     

     

     

    thanks

     

    tattoo

    Monday, February 11, 2008 8:32 AM

Answers

  • If TextBox2.Text is an image file location use PictureBox1.Image = Image.FromFile(TextBox2.Text)

    Monday, February 11, 2008 11:12 AM