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Stored procedures
Saves an image:
  • in a file in GIF format.
  • in memory.
This image corresponds to the image contained in a Image control.
Remarks:
  • Only the visible part of the Image control is saved.
  • This function enables you to save images for screen resolutions up to 32 bits.
  • This function cannot be used with the Image controls found in the reports.
Versions 17 and later
WINDEVLinux This function is now available for WINDEV applications in Linux.
Linux This function is now available for WEBDEV sites in Linux.
Linux Caution: A specific configuration is required to use this function in Linux. See The drawings for more details.
New in version 17
WINDEVLinux This function is now available for WINDEV applications in Linux.
Linux This function is now available for WEBDEV sites in Linux.
Linux Caution: A specific configuration is required to use this function in Linux. See The drawings for more details.
WINDEVLinux This function is now available for WINDEV applications in Linux.
Linux This function is now available for WEBDEV sites in Linux.
Linux Caution: A specific configuration is required to use this function in Linux. See The drawings for more details.
Versions 18 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
New in version 18
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
Versions 21 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
New in version 21
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Example
// Saves in memory the image found in "IMG_ImageDrawing"
ResSave = IMG_ImageDrawing.SaveGIF(inMemory)
WINDEVUser code (UMC)
// Saves the image found in "IMG_ImageDrawing" in "C:\Documents\Image.GIF"
ResSave = IMG_ImageDrawing.SaveGIF("C:\Documents\Image.GIF")
Syntax
WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppUser code (UMC)

Saving an image in a file in GIF format Hide the details

<Result> = <Image control>.SaveGIF(<File name> [, <Number of colors>])
<Result>: Boolean
  • True if the image was saved,
  • False otherwise. To find out the error details, use ErrorInfo associated with the errMessage constant.
<Image control>: Control name
Name of control to use:
  • Name of Image control, Bar Code control or Web Camera control to use. The Image controls found in a report cannot be used.
<File name>: Character string
Name and full (or relative) path of GIF file. A UNC path can be used. The file extension is optional.
Caution:
  • The destination directory must exist in order for the image to be saved.
  • The existence of the GIF file is not checked. This file is automatically overwritten if it already exists.
<Number of colors>: Optional integer
Number of colors for the image saved. Value included between 16 and 256 (256 by default). This parameter corresponds to the number of colors proposed in the color palette when using the GIF file.
Universal Windows 10 App Syntax not available

Saving an image in memory Hide the details

<Result> = <Image control>.SaveGIF(<inMemory> [, <Number of colors>])
<Result>: Buffer
Byte string containing the image in GIF format.
Then, this byte string can be assigned to an Image control, saved in a file (fSaveText), sent via a network (with the Socket functions), ...
<Image control>: Control name
Name of Image control to use:
  • Name of Image control, Bar Code control or Web Camera control to use. The Image controls found in a report cannot be used.
<inMemory>: Constant
inMemory: Constant used to save an image in memory.
<Number of colors>: Optional integer
Number of colors for the image saved. Value included between 16 and 256 (256 by default). This parameter corresponds to the number of colors proposed in the color palette when using the GIF file.
Remarks

Image found in a Web Camera control

Only the image displayed when <Image>.SaveGIF is run will be saved in GIF format. To save this image, you can also use:
Component : wd250pnt.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 24
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