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Stored procedures
Saves an image contained in an Image variable:
  • in a file in BMP format.
  • in memory.
Note: This function can only be used to save the images for screen resolutions up to 32 bits.
Linux Caution: A specific configuration is required to use this function in Linux. See The drawings for more details.
Example
MyImage is Image = "Test.gif"
// Saves the image contained in MyImage in memory
ResSave = MyImage.SaveBMP(inMemory)
 
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MyImage is Image = "Test.gif"
// Saves the image found in MyImage in "C:\Documents\Image.BMP"
ResSave = MyImage.SaveBMP("C:\Documents\Image.BMP")
 
Syntax
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Saving an image in a file in BMP format Hide the details

<Result> = <Image variable>.SaveBMP(<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 variable>: Image variable
Name of the Image to use.
<File name>: Character string
Name and full (or relative) path of BMP file to create. 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 BMP 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:
  • 0 (by default): number of colors defined in the screen resolution
  • 16: 16 colors
This parameter corresponds to the number of colors proposed in the color palette when using the BMP file.
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Saving an image in memory Hide the details

<Result> = <Image variable>.SaveBMP([<Number of colors>])
<Result>: Buffer
Byte string containing the image in BMP 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 variable>: Image variable
Name of the Image variable to use.
<Number of colors>: Optional integer
Number of colors for the image saved:
  • 0 (by default): number of colors defined in the screen resolution.
  • 16: 16 colors.
This parameter corresponds to the number of colors proposed in the color palette when using the BMP file.
Component : wd240pnt.dll
Minimum required version
  • Version 24
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