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How to select pictures from a database and show in a picture box?
i tried linq to entity worked well for all types of records but problem is to how to select images from a database table?
i tried

using (dbe =new DatabaseEntities())
          var images = from p in dbe.PitureTables
                       select p.Picture;
          foreach (var image in images)
              MessageBox.Show("foreach Run");
              pictureBox2.Image = Image.FromStream(new MemoryStream(image.ToArray()));
there is no any error but the foreach loop wont run, before this block of code i have inserted an image as following
using (dbe = new DatabaseEntities())
              PitureTable record= new PitureTable {PictureName="pic1",Picture=imageToByteArray( pictureBox1.Image)};
Posted 4-Jan-13 9:08am
Edited 4-Jan-13 9:23am

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Solution 1

Usually I answer most of questions in more or less fine detail, so I'm sorry that I don't do it in this case. The reason is: this question is way, way too popular, and CodeProject keeps many answers to it, answered again and again. Please, just look here:[^].

You can find more if you remove PictureBox from the query, because it's pretty much irrelevant.

Good luck,

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