Saving on a drawn on control

Posted on 2004-10-10
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Last Modified: 2012-05-05
Ok I have a control that I draw ontop of by overriding the paint method now I want to save a bmp or jpg of the control with the edits ontop of it. Whenever I use the graphics save method though I get either one layer (the original image) or the edits (my draw changes).

How can I save both layers to one images?
Question by:toby_lang
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Agarici earned 500 total points
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try something like this:

private void OnPaint(object sender, System.Windows.Forms.PaintEventArgs e)
   MyDrawChanges( e.Graphics );

private void MyDrawChanges( Graphics g )
// do your edits here

// and save all your drawing like this
public void Save(string FileName)
 Btimap bmp = new Bitmap(YourOriginalImage);
 Graphics g = Graphics.FromImage(bmp);
 MyDrawChanges( g );


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