c# .net, memorystream in code to image with request

Posted on 2010-11-15
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
I have an HTTP request to my c# application that generates a memorystream, I want this request to return that memorystream as an image just as if I were to go on lets say I want the image to be shown.

How do I return it exactly?
Question by:NewtonianB
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ID: 34142582
I assume that the MemoryStream is named ms and the image type is JPEG, then you can return it simply with
Response.ContentType = "image/png"

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ID: 34142585
Oops, sorry, there is a typo in the contenttype, it should be "image/jpeg".

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ID: 34148593
On response.end I get
"[System.Threading.ThreadAbortException] = {Unable to evaluate expression because the code is optimized or a native frame is on top of the call stack.}"

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xeonol earned 500 total points
ID: 34152976
Oh, the cause of the exception is here:

As it suggests, we should call the HttpContext.Current.ApplicationInstance.CompleteRequest method instead of Response.End to bypass the code execution.

Sorry for the mistake.

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