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Picturebox: load image from string data?

Hello

I am saving jpeg-files in an xml-file. Then I read the data of the jpeg-file into a string, how can I now load it into a picturebox without saving it to a jpeg-file and loa it from there?

Thanks

sven
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Bob LearnedCommented:
Here is a class for memory image conversions:

Imports System.IO
Imports System.Drawing.Imaging

Public Class MemoryImage

  Public Shared Function ByteArrayToImage(ByVal buffer() As Byte, ByVal fileName As String) As Image

    Dim ms As New MemoryStream(buffer)
    Dim img As Image = Image.FromStream(ms)
    Return img

  End Function

  Public Shared Function ImageToByteArray(ByVal img As Image, ByVal format As ImageFormat) As Byte()

    Dim ms As New MemoryStream
    img.Save(ms, format)

    Return ms.ToArray()

  End Function

End Class

Bob
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