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retrieve sql image data type into asp.net display

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I need to retrieve a image field from a sql database into some to display it in my asp.net app..

any suggestions on how to do this?
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by:agarwalrahul
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http://www.codeproject.com/KB/database/ImageSaveInDataBase.aspx
http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en/adodotnetdataproviders/thread/deb976d4-0678-4411-8e76-be2a7f5f280b

Example:
// imageData retrieve from SQL Server
                byte[] imageData = GetBytesFromUrl("http://student.kfupm.edu.sa/s200354630/Multi/images/o-png8.png");
                MemoryStream stream = new MemoryStream(imageData);

                System.Drawing.Image img = System.Drawing.Image.FromStream(stream);

                Response.Clear();
                Response.ContentType = "image/jpg";
                img.Save(Response.OutputStream, ImageFormat.Jpeg);
                img.Dispose();
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by:vbnetcoder
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I used the code in the first link and it did not like this line:

 pictureBox1.Image = Image.FromFile(strfn)

it said that .fromfile was not a member of system.web.ui.webcontrols.image
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