Browsing and displaying an image in picture box tool using Windows Forms application is a very simple task. In this application, we use the following classes/controls to do the b.
This functions simply perform the following steps:
1. Open a file dialog box so that a user can select an image from his/her machine
2. Browse the image
3. Display selected image in a picture box on a Form
4. Display image file path in text box
Here is the code:
// open file dialog
OpenFileDialog open = new OpenFileDialog();
// image filters
open.Filter = "Image Files(*.jpg; *.jpeg; *.gif; *.bmp)|*.jpg; *.jpeg; *.gif; *.bmp";
if (open.ShowDialog() == DialogResult.OK)
// display image in picture box
pictureBox1.Image = new Bitmap(open.FileName);
// image file path
textBox1.Text = open.FileName;
What is an image filter?
Image filter is basically a filter that restrict user to select only valid image file. You can remove image filter.