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Stored procedures
Saves an image:
  • in a file in BMP 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 15 and later
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 15
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.
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.SaveBMP(inMemory)
WINDEVWindowsUser code (UMC)
// Saves the image found in "IMG_ImageDrawing" in "C:\Documents\Image.BMP"
ResSave = IMG_ImageDrawing.SaveBMP("C:\Documents\Image.BMP")
Syntax
WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppUser code (UMC)

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

<Result> = <Image control>.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 control>: Control name
Name of Image control 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.
Universal Windows 10 App Syntax not available

Saving an image in memory Hide the details

<Result> = <Image control>.SaveBMP(<inMemory> [, <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 control>: Control name
Name of Image control to use.
<inMemory>: Constant
inMemory: Constant used to save an image in memory.
<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.
Remarks

Image found in a Web Camera control

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