Checking valid Image File.

Hi,

I need to check a valid image file like jpg, png, bmp and etc.

Please help how to do it.

Thank you.
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emi_sastraAsked:
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Jorge PaulinoIT Pro/DeveloperCommented:
Hi emi_sastra,

You can do something like:

Dim fi As New FileInfo(MyFileFullPath)
If fi.Extension = ".bmp" Or fi.Extension = ".jpg" Or fi.Extension = ".png" Then
  ' valid file
End If

Of couse someone could rename to that but if thats the case you can try to load it (in a different function using a error handling tho catch error) and check if it's valid. But this is heavy for the your application/system.
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emi_sastraAuthor Commented:
Hi,

I don't care its extension and I've already check its existing.
Could you please provide code how to check it as you mentioned?

Thank you.
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Jorge PaulinoIT Pro/DeveloperCommented:
Try this:

Private Function ValidPicture(ByVal filename As String) As Boolean
  Dim pb As PictureBox

  Try
      pb.Load(filename)
     Return True
 
  Catch ex As Exception
     Return False
  Finally
    pb.Dispose()
  End Try
End Function

End Function


Then you can use it this way:

If ValidPicture("c:\abc.bmp") Then
  ' valid picture
End If

Hope this helps
jpaulino
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emi_sastraAuthor Commented:
Hi,

Thank you very much for your help.
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