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#1 madz_meg16   User is offline

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Insert image

Post icon  Posted 06 July 2007 - 05:07 AM

I have a question about inserting an image.
I want to insert an image from vb.net to a database and i don't know what is the right syntax for it
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Re: Insert image

Posted 27 July 2007 - 08:26 PM

To insert an image into a SQL Server first make sure the data type of the column the image is being added to is the Image data type. So for the code to save the image into the database (This is code from a web stand point, some minor changes will have to be made if this is being used in a windows application.

'Declare the variables you need
Dim iImageSize As Int64
Dim sImageType As String
Dim ImageStream As Stream

' Gets the Size of the Image
iImageSize = File1.PostedFile.ContentLength

' Gets the Image Type
sImageType = File1.PostedFile.ContentType

' Reads the Image
ImageStream = File1.PostedFile.InputStream

Dim ImageContent(intImageSize) As Byte
Dim intStatus As Integer
intStatus = ImageStream.Read(ImageContent, 0, intImageSize)

' Create Instance of Connection and Command Object
Dim cnSqlCon As New SqlConnection(ConfigurationSettings.AppSettings("ConnectionString"))
Dim cmdSqlCommand As New SqlCommand("YourStoredProcedureName", cnSqlCon)

' Mark the Command as a stored procedure
cmdSqlCommand.CommandType = CommandType.StoredProcedure

' Add Parameters to SPROC
Dim prmPersonImage As New SqlParameter("@MyImage", SqlDbType.Image)
prmPersonImage.Value = ImageContent
	Response.Write("New person successfully added!")
Catch SQLexc As SqlException
	Response.Write("Insert Failed. Error Details are: " & SQLexc.ToString())
End Try

This should at least get you started down the right path.
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