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I am passing images from my local disk to crystal reports using VB.net code. I have completed passing one image from my local drive to crystal reports, but the issue is I want to pass many images from the same drive. I am using the code below for passing the images:

VB
' object of data row
     Dim drow As DataRow
     ' add the column in table to store the image of Byte array type
     dt.Columns.Add("Image", System.Type.GetType("System.Byte[]"))
     drow = dt.NewRow
     ' define the filestream object to read the image
     Dim fs As FileStream
     ' define te binary reader to read the bytes of image
     Dim br As BinaryReader
     ' check the existance of image
     If File.Exists(AppDomain.CurrentDomain.BaseDirectory & "10157.Jpg") Then
         ' open image in file stream
         fs = New FileStream(AppDomain.CurrentDomain.BaseDirectory & "10157.Jpg", FileMode.Open)
     Else ' if phot does not exist show the nophoto.jpg file
         fs = New FileStream(AppDomain.CurrentDomain.BaseDirectory & "FLYWELL.jpg", FileMode.Open)
     End If
     ' initialise the binary reader from file streamobject
     br = New BinaryReader(fs)
     ' define the byte array of filelength
     Dim imgbyte(fs.Length) As Byte
     ' read the bytes from the binary reader
     imgbyte = br.ReadBytes(Convert.ToInt32((fs.Length)))
     drow(0) = imgbyte       ' add the image in bytearray
     dt.Rows.Add(drow)       ' add row into the datatable
     br.Close()              ' close the binary reader
     fs.Close()              ' close the file stream
     Dim rptobj As New CrystalReport1    ' object of crystal report
     rptobj.SetDataSource(dt)
     CrystalReportViewer1.ReportSource = rptobj  'set the report source
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Updated 29-Jun-21 16:27pm
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Manfred Rudolf Bihy 30-Mar-11 8:03am
   
Edit: Added code tags, spelling and grammar, sensible title added
Kschuler 30-Mar-11 11:48am
   
You asked this exact same question 2 days ago:
http://www.codeproject.com/Questions/173659/images-in-crystal-report.aspx
What work have you done on it since?

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sameertm 30-Mar-11 9:20am
   
Dear Sandeep in my question i have mentioned some coding that coding itself i can pass images, but the problem is i can pass only one image i want to pass many images
Sandeep Mewara 30-Mar-11 9:31am
   
So, add them to a datatable row-wise ans then refer the datatable to crystal report.
sameertm 30-Mar-11 9:41am
   
can u tell me how to add data table
Sandeep Mewara 30-Mar-11 9:46am
   
You can add datatable as a datasource to reports. Right?
sameertm 30-Mar-11 9:48am
   
can u give some sample coding for create datatable
Kschuler 30-Mar-11 12:26pm
   
You already ARE creating a datatable in your code and you are setting it as the datasource with this statement:

rptobj.SetDataSource(dt)

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