1199408 - How to load an image from disk into a dataset using CSharp (C#) in Visual Studio .NET

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1199408 - How to load an image from disk into a dataset using CSharp (C#) in Visual Studio .NET

Symptom

How can you load an image from disk into a dataset using CSharp (C#) in Visual Studio .NET?

Resolution

To load an image into a DataSet, use the following code:
 
using System;
using System.Data;
using System.Configuration;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.Security;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts;
using System.Web.UI.HtmlControls;
using CrystalDecisions.CrystalReports.Engine;
public partial class _Default : System.Web.UI.Page
{
protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
{
//Load image from disk into dataset
MyDataSet myDataSet = new MyDataSet();

        System.IO.BinaryReader binaryReader =  new System.IO.BinaryReader(new System.IO.FileStream(Server.MapPath("image.jpeg"),System.IO.FileMode.Open)); 
    
myDataSet.Images.AddImagesRow(binaryReader.ReadBytes(Convert.ToInt32(new System.IO.FileInfo(Server.MapPath("image.jpeg")).Length)));
binaryReader.Close();
        //Prepare report
ReportDocument reportDocument = new ReportDocument();
reportDocument.Load(Server.MapPath("MyReport.rpt"));
reportDocument.SetDataSource(myDataSet);
        ///
    }
}

TIP

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NOTE

This code snippet is meant as an example only and is not a supported BusinessObjects product. All custom code should be thoroughly tested in your own development environment prior to using in production.

Keywords

dataset image VS2005 load , 3784723 , KBA , BI-DEV-NET-SDK , .NET SDK / COM SDK , How To

Product

SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio ; SAP Crystal Reports, version for Visual Studio .NET 2008