Images are a common way to convey information, application options, or just make things look pretty. The
Image element is typically used to show images, whether they originate from static image files or are generated dynamically. Let's take a look at how this works.
Make sure Visual Studio is up and running.
How to do it...
We'll create a simple image viewer, where the user can browse the file system, select an image and view it.
- Create a new WPF Application named
- Add an existing image to the project, to serve as an icon. The downloadable source for this chapter includes an
open.pngimage, but you can use any (preferably small) image.
MainWindow.xaml. Replace the existing
- Add a single ...