ImageSource Class

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Provides an object source type for Source, Source, and ImageSource.

Inheritance Hierarchy

System..::.Object
System.Windows..::.DependencyObject
System.Windows.Media..::.ImageSource
System.Windows.Media.Imaging..::.BitmapSource

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

Syntax

<TypeConverterAttribute(GetType(ImageSourceConverter))> _
Public MustInherit Class ImageSource _
    Inherits DependencyObject
[TypeConverterAttribute(typeof(ImageSourceConverter))]
public abstract class ImageSource : DependencyObject

The ImageSource type exposes the following members.

Properties

Name Description
Dispatcher Gets the Dispatcher this object is associated with. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)

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Methods

Name Description
CheckAccess Determines whether the calling thread has access to this object. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
ClearValue Clears the local value of a dependency property. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Equals(Object) Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Finalize Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
GetAnimationBaseValue Returns any base value established for a Windows Phone dependency property, which would apply in cases where an animation is not active. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
GetHashCode Serves as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
GetType Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
GetValue Returns the current effective value of a dependency property from a DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
MemberwiseClone Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
ReadLocalValue Returns the local value of a dependency property, if a local value is set. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
SetValue Sets the local value of a dependency property on a DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
ToString Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

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Remarks

This is an abstract type that is used in the signatures for Source, Source, and ImageSource. For information on the practical derived class that is used for Windows Phone image sources, see BitmapImage.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Platforms

Windows Phone

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

See Also

Reference

System.Windows.Media Namespace

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