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Bitmap.Create Method (Single, Single, PixelFormat)

Discards old bitmap data and creates new bitmap of given dimensions and pixel format.

Namespace: Aurigma.GraphicsMill
Assembly: Aurigma.GraphicsMill (in Aurigma.GraphicsMill.dll)


Visual Basic
Public Sub Create ( _
	width As Single, _
	height As Single, _
	format As PixelFormat _
public void Create(
	float width,
	float height,
	PixelFormat format



Type: System.Single

Width of new bitmap (in pixels).

Type: System.Single

Height of new bitmap (in pixels).

Type: Aurigma.GraphicsMill.PixelFormat

Pixel format of new bitmap. If you specify indexed pixel format, uninitialized palette will be generated. You must fill entries yourself. Palette will have maximum possible for given pixel format colors number (2 colors for 1-bit images, 16 colors for 4-bit images, and 256 colors for 8-bit images).


Bitmap data is stuffed with zeros. So if pixel format:
  • supports alpha channel image is fully transparent
  • is RGB image is filled with black color
  • is CMYK image is filled with white color
  • is indexed image has color of the first palette entry

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