Passing Image Data To Picture Field Follow

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I'm needing to pass the actual binary image data to the label format via the SDK.  Has anyone done this?  If so do you have some sample code example?  I have the image data in binary and in an array, but I get an error if I attempt to pass to a named substring.

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Rick B

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Hi RickBen,

On BarTender, create a Picture object as Base64 data source, then give a sharename (ex. BASE64PIC) to the data source.

From BarTender, encode binary data of a picture file (PNG, JPG, SVG etc) to base64 string.

Then, set the string to the named data source.

//c# - set base64 data source
            btFmt = btApp.Documents.Open(@"c:\BinaryPicSDKTest.btw");
            string b64pic = "";
            using (System.IO.FileStream fileStream = new System.IO.FileStream(@"c:\pic.png", System.IO.FileMode.Open, System.IO.FileAccess.Read))
            {
                byte[] loadData = new byte[fileStream.Length];
                fileStream.Read(loadData, 0, loadData.Length);
                b64pic = Convert.ToBase64String(loadData);
            }
            btFmt.SubStrings["BASE64PIC"].Value = b64pic;

as I understand, .net sdk can only take string data.

Since encode / decode of base64 is fairly quick, it won't be a big detour.

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