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hi all
as a matter of fact I'm writing an image processing app by
here I make an image based on the other image .
it means that "I have an image and I make some changes on it and save it again" but the problem is "the thumbnail of image doesn't change" . very simple code like this :
string strPath="c:\\bb.jpg",strMainPicPath="c:\\aa.jpg" ;
Image imgBase;
imgBase = Image.FromFile(strMainPicPath);
SolidBrush brush = new SolidBrush(cWhite);
Font fntB = new Font("tahoma", 8, FontStyle.Bold);
System.Drawing.Graphics g = System.Drawing.Graphics.FromImage(imgBase);
g.DrawString("Test String", fntB, brush, 100, 100);
imgBase.Save(strPath, System.Drawing.Imaging.ImageFormat.Jpeg);
problem is just thumbnail of image .
Posted 4-Aug-12 5:29am
Edited 4-Aug-12 5:32am
Wes Aday at 4-Aug-12 10:39am
Since you are not creating a thumbnail of your image how do you expect it to change?
OriginalGriff at 4-Aug-12 10:59am
I assume he means the folder thumbs.db cache, but it's fine on mine...
Max110 at 4-Aug-12 14:19pm
it is not about folder or such external things . it's about in-image .
Wes Adey , how I should make thumbnail for an image file .just watch this screen shot to know more about my problem .( in this window I selected 3rd image and windows shows the preview of image above . just watch , there is nothing in Icon (thumbnail) but lots of things in image !?
OriginalGriff at 4-Aug-12 10:58am
At first I assumed that this meant that the thumbs.db cache was not being updated, but I tried it on my system, just changing the paths in your code to a temporary folder with some images in it, and it worked fine.
What are you doing that I'm not, or vice versa?

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Solution 2

This is pretty bad code. Always use the using construct to force things to be disposed. As others have said, if you change your image, you also need to generate a new thumbnail, that seems obvious.
Max110 at 5-Aug-12 2:02am
and your answer pretty useless one :D
if I knew how to generate a new thumbnail I didn't ask here . I searched web for some hours and couldn't find good solution for that . if u have a good way to generate new thumbnail I'm a good student for your teach.
Christian Graus at 5-Aug-12 2:03am
Your question is useless :-) Where does your 'thumbnail' come from if you don't generate it ? If you mean the thumbnails windows generates, delete the thumbs.db file to force them to regenerate. If not, then you can pass your image in to a Bitmap constructor with a smaller size, to create a thumbnail.
Max110 at 16-Aug-12 6:08am
maybe I can't explain my problem . I use a pure photo and put lots of graphics on it . them I save it . but the problem is saved image don't show new graphics in it's own thumbnail . when I save it by photoshop again photo become standard but I don't want to do that . and I don't want to have new photos as thumbnails.
the problem is just with one photo and it's own thumbnail !
Christian Graus at 16-Aug-12 11:32am
You have the answer. The system thumbnails is in the thumbs.db file, delete it to regenerate that.

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