Abbas Abbas - 2 months ago 29
ASP.NET (C#) Question

how to load image with relative path in bitmap

i want to upload image int the bitmap object from asp.net, the image is location under

/uploadedimages/sampleimage.jpg


whenever i use below code to load image in bitmap, i gets error saying Parameter not valid.

Bitmap b = new Bitmap("/uploadedimages/sampleimage.jpg") // this path is coming from database holded in variable


i tried to replace the slashes in path to "\" still that does not work.

can anyone tell me what could be the reason for the error and the possible resolution.

Answer

if uploadedimages directory is in your App_Data folder then you should append the App_Data absolute path to your path:

Bitmap b = new Bitmap(Path.Combine(Server.MapPath("~/App_Data"), "/uploadedimages/sampleimage.jpg"));
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