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Get image byte array

Posted on 2012-04-09
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Last Modified: 2012-04-09
Given the path to the image:


Is it possible to get a reprentation of the .TIF as a byte array  (byte[ ]) ?

byte[] annotationImage;

annotationImage = foo.GetByteArray("pixtools_mod1.tif");

...something like that?

Please provide possible source code for the method GetByteArray(string pathToImage);

I will be looking for the answer as well.  :)

Thank you,

Question by:Tom Knowlton
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Mike Tomlinson earned 2000 total points
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Try something like this:
            string FileName = "pixtools_mod1.tif";
            Image img = Image.FromFile(FileName);
            System.IO.MemoryStream ms = new System.IO.MemoryStream();
            img.Save(ms, System.Drawing.Imaging.ImageFormat.Tiff);
            byte[] annotationImage = ms.ToArray();

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