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VB.NET GdipSaveImageToStream

VB.NET GdipSaveImageToStream

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I've been tasked with creating an application to allow scanning of documents and saving them to a SQL Server database so they can be queried/reviewed on demand.

I've managed to modify code I've found online to scan the documents using GDI+, and successfully saved the scanned image to a file - but I really need to get it into a byte array.

The GdipSaveImageToStream appears to be what I need, but I don't know how to derive a pointer to the MemoryStream variable in VB.NET.

Any help/pointers would be greatly appreciated.

RE: VB.NET GdipSaveImageToStream

This link should give you everything you need:

https://www.codeproject.com/Articles/437937/Save-a...

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RE: VB.NET GdipSaveImageToStream

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I apologize for my lack of clarity in my original post: I'm beginning with a scanned image. I'd seen that link earlier, and worked out how to retrieve the file and save the byte array - but I'd like to, (if possible), bypass the file step by going directly from the scanned image to the byte array. Unfortunately, I haven't the slightest idea how to derive a pointer to use in the second parameter, (target stream), of the GdipSaveImageToStream call.

GdipSaveImageToStream(pImg, pStream, ClassID, encParms)

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