Bitmap.FromResource(IntPtr, String) Method

Definition

Creates a Bitmap from the specified Windows resource.

public:
 static System::Drawing::Bitmap ^ FromResource(IntPtr hinstance, System::String ^ bitmapName);
public static System.Drawing.Bitmap FromResource (IntPtr hinstance, string bitmapName);
static member FromResource : nativeint * string -> System.Drawing.Bitmap
Public Shared Function FromResource (hinstance As IntPtr, bitmapName As String) As Bitmap

Parameters

hinstance
IntPtr

A handle to an instance of the executable file that contains the resource.

bitmapName
String

A string that contains the name of the resource bitmap.

Returns

The Bitmap that this method creates.

Remarks

FromResource requires security permission to call unmanaged code. For a managed alternative for creating a bitmap from an embedded resource, see Bitmap.Bitmap(Type, String). FromResource works only with bitmaps that are named resources in a DLL.

Security

SecurityPermission
for calling into unmanaged code. Related enumeration: UnmanagedCode

Applies to