Bitmap Property

Sets a bitmap to use for a label, command button, menu button, check box, or option button.

Applies To

  • Check boxes

  • Command buttons

  • Labels

  • Menu buttons

  • Option buttons


Enter the filename of the bitmap you want to use, for example: c:\pictures\thisone.bmp.

There are 44 predefined bitmaps. They can be chosen by entering a number from 1 to 44. The bitmap will be imported once specified. If you change the bitmap, you will have to re-import it if you want to update the version that is used. You can do this by reentering the value in this property.

The maximum size of a bitmap is 32 KB. Use a BLOB field for larger bitmaps.

See Also


BitmapList Property
BitmapPos Property
BLOB Data Type