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Creating thumbnail is not a hard task. This VB.NET thumbnail creation tool enables developers to create high quality thumbnail in .NET application using VB language. It empowers VB developers to create thumbnail from multiple document and image formats, such as PDF, TIFF, GIF, BMP, etc. It is easy to use this VB.NET thumbnail creation control to create thumbnail through simple VB.NET programming and no additional image component is needed.
As we all know, photos and graphics take up a lot of server space, which results in slower web page loading. In this case, you may choose to create thumbnail of your picture instead. Thumbnail is a small version of an image and it is often used to recognize and organize images. When you use thumbnail, you are able to fit more graphics on one page. Detailed instructions for creating thumbnail in VB.NET application are described on this page.
Thumbnails are resized images that are not only small in physical size but also small in file size. You can use our VB.NET thumbnail creation control that is compatible with most modern operating systems and desktop environments to create thumbnail. When applying it to thumbnail creation, you may make sure that this control is working in the following .NET environments.
- .NET Framework 2.0, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 or 4.5
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 / 2008 / 2010 / 2012
- Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / 7 or Windows Server 2000 / 2003 / 2008
Create Thumbnail in VB.NET Application
We provide a free evaluation version of RasterEdge .NET Imaging SDK online and you can use the thumbnail creation control included in it to create standard thumbnail through VB.NET programming. Our .NET Image SDK also allows for image viewing, image flipping, image scaling and more image functions in VB.NET application. Now, you can download the evaluation version for thumbnail creation test in VB.NET application.
Our VB.NET thumbnail creation control is used by many developers. If you are intending to create thumbnail with this VB.NET control, you can copy the following free VB.NET demo code to your Visual Studio project.
Public Function CreateThumbnail(ImageID As Integer, Width As Integer, Height As Integer) As Integer
Our VB.NET thumbnail creation library not only supports you to create professional thumbnail in VB.NET programs, but also allows you to customize your thumbnail by setting its width, height, background color and so on. The width and height parameters are basically used to set the size of thumbnail. VB.NET sample code below is provided to help you set background color of your thumbnail.
Public Function CreateThumbnail(ImageID As Integer, Width As Integer, Height As Integer, BackColor As Color) As Integer
Create Thumbnail in VB.NET Conclusion
This VB.NET tutorial has described how to create thumbnail from documents and images in an easy solution using VB.NET code. After creating thumbnail in VB.NET application, you are able to display an image with a smaller size while maintaining recognizability. Moreover, you can easily choose from all graphics on the page and decide which one you want to see when using thumbnail. Follow above VB.NET thumbnail creation guide and you will do save time and effort.
Create Thumbnail in More Applications
In this tutorial page, we have told you how to create thumbnail using VB.NET sample code. We also provide guides for creating thumbnail in more applications. For C#.NET developers, here are detailed instructions for creating thumbnail in C#.NET
application. If you want to create thumbnail in ASP.NET
application, this step-by-step web page thumbnail creation guide may help you. Our .NET WinForms thumbnail creation tutorial
is also often used by developers and end users. If you have a demand of creating thumbnail in any application, just refer to respective guide page.
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