ButtonViewer: Using a Button to view Images

In .NET, the Image class is a wonderful class to view images. No matter what control you have, you just set the Image property of that control to an image and the control will display the image. Neat?
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You may be wondering what the hell is this ButtonViewer? Well, In .NET, the Image class is a wonderful class to view images. No matter what control you have, you just set the Image property of that control to an image and the control will display the image. Neat?

In this sample, the Browse button let you browse the the dir to pick an image (It won't display any thing else but an image, so don't try text or other files).

button_viewer1.jpg

Code:

Setting Image property of a button displays an image.

Protected Sub button1_Click_1(ByVal sender As ObjectByVal e As System.EventArgs)
Dim fdlg As New OpenFileDialog
fdlg.Title = "C# Corner Open File Dialog"
fdlg.InitialDirectory = "c:\"
fdlg.Filter = "All files (*.*)|*.*|All files (*.*)|*.*" 

fdlg.FilterIndex = 2
fdlg.RestoreDirectory = 
True
If fdlg.ShowDialog() = DialogResult.OK Then
button2.Image = Image.FromFile(fdlg.FileName)
End If
Invalidate()
End Sub 'button1_Click_1

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