StorageItemThumbnail Class

Definition

Represents the thumbnail image associated with a system resource (like a file or folder).

public ref class StorageItemThumbnail sealed : IClosable, IRandomAccessStreamWithContentType
class StorageItemThumbnail sealed : IClosable, IRandomAccessStreamWithContentType
[Windows.Foundation.Metadata.ContractVersion(typeof(Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract), 65536)]
public sealed class StorageItemThumbnail : System.IDisposable, IRandomAccessStreamWithContentType
Public NotInheritable Class StorageItemThumbnail
Implements IDisposable, IRandomAccessStreamWithContentType
Inheritance
StorageItemThumbnail
Attributes
Implements

Windows 10 requirements

Device family
Windows 10 (introduced in 10.0.10240.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced in v1.0)

Examples

This example demonstrates how to get thumbnails for files.

// Set query options with filter and sort order for results
List<string> fileTypeFilter = new List<string>();
fileTypeFilter.Add(".jpg");
fileTypeFilter.Add(".png");
fileTypeFilter.Add(".bmp");
fileTypeFilter.Add(".gif");
var queryOptions = new QueryOptions(CommonFileQuery.OrderByName, fileTypeFilter);

// Create query and retrieve files.
var query = KnownFolders.PicturesLibrary.CreateFileQueryWithOptions(queryOptions);
IReadOnlyList<StorageFile> fileList = await query.GetFilesAsync();
// Process results
foreach (StorageFile file in fileList)
{
    // Get thumbnail
    const uint requestedSize = 190;
    const ThumbnailMode thumbnailMode = ThumbnailMode.PicturesView;
    const ThumbnailOptions thumbnailOptions = ThumbnailOptions.UseCurrentScale;
    var thumbnail = await file.GetThumbnailAsync(thumbnailMode, requestedSize, thumbnailOptions);
}

// Set query options with filter and sort order for results
var fileTypeFilter = [".jpg", ".png", ".bmp", ".gif"];
var queryOptions = new Windows.Storage.Search.QueryOptions(search.CommonFileQuery.orderByName, fileTypeFilter);

// Create query and retrieve files
var query = Windows.Storage.KnownFolders.picturesLibrary.createFileQueryWithOptions(queryOptions);
query.getFilesAsync().done(function (files) {
    // Process results
    files.forEach(function (file) {
        // Get thumbnail
        var requestedSize = 190;
        var thumbnailMode = Windows.Storage.FileProperties.ThumbnailMode.picturesView;
        var thumbnailOptions = Windows.Storage.FileProperties.ThumbnailOptions.useCurrentScale;
        item.getThumbnailAsync(thumbnailMode, requestedSize, thumbnailOptions).done(function (thumbnail) {
            // Perform tasks with thumnail
        });
    });
});

After GetThumbnailAsync completes, thumbnail gets a StorageItemThumbnail object.

In the example, the file variable gets a StorageFile that represents each file that we want to retrieve a thumbnail for. We used a query to obtain StorageFile objects for these files (stored in the file variable), but you can use whatever approach is best for your app to obtain StorageFile objects (like through the file picker).

Remarks

You can get thumbnails for many file system resources through the Windows Runtime objects that represent them. Many of these objects have methods or properties that let you get (and sometimes set) a StorageItemThumbnail that represents the thumbnail associated with a particular resource.

To find out how to get thumbnail for a particular Windows Runtime object, see the documentation for that object. For example, to get a thumbnail for a file you can call one of the StorageFile.getThumbnailAsync methods, or to get a thumbnail for a contact you can use the Contact.thumbnail property.

For more code samples about retrieving thumbnails, see the Folder enumeration sample and the File thumbnails sample.

Properties

CanRead

Gets a value that indicates whether the thumbnail stream can be read from.

CanWrite

Gets a value that indicates whether the thumbnail stream can be written to.

ContentType

Gets the MIME content type of the thumbnail image.

OriginalHeight

Gets the original (not scaled) height of the thumbnail image.

OriginalWidth

Gets the original (not scaled) width of the thumbnail image.

Position

Gets the byte offset of the thumbnail stream.

ReturnedSmallerCachedSize

Gets a value that indicates whether the thumbnail image returned was a cached version with a smaller size.

Size

Gets or sets the size of the thumbnail image.

Type

Gets a value that indicates if the thumbnail is an icon or an image.

Methods

CloneStream()

Creates a new stream over the thumbnail that is represented by the current storageItemThumbnail object.

Close()

Releases system resources that are exposed by a Windows Runtime object.

Dispose()

Performs application-defined tasks associated with freeing, releasing, or resetting unmanaged resources.

FlushAsync()

Flushes data asynchronously in a sequential stream.

GetInputStreamAt(UInt64)

Retrieves the thumbnail image data as an undecoded stream.

GetOutputStreamAt(UInt64)

Retrieves an output stream object for writing thumbnail image data to a storage item.

ReadAsync(IBuffer, UInt32, InputStreamOptions)

Returns an asynchronous byte reader object.

Seek(UInt64)

Sets the offset of the thumbnail stream to the specified value.

WriteAsync(IBuffer)

Writes data asynchronously in a sequential stream.

Applies to

See also