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Expanded Overview

The ImageEdit control is an editor that allows end-users to display images in various formats.

The ImageEdit control offers the following features.

  • Support for various formats

    The ImageEdit control supports the following image formats.

    • Bitmap
    • JPEG
    • GIF
    • PNG
  • Optional image menu

    Use the ImageEdit.ShowMenu and ImageEdit.ShowMenuMode properties to control the availability of the Image Menu.

  • Various stretch modes

    To specify how the image should be stretched to fill the available space, use the ImageEdit.Stretch property. The following stretch modes are available.

    • None
    • Fill
    • Uniform
    • Uniform to fill
  • Webcam support

    Image Menu contains the Take Snapshot button. Clicking this button allows end-users to take a picture using a web camera.

  • Optimized for in-place editing

    ImageEdit can be used standalone or as an in-place editor nested in a container control. The ImageEditSettings class implements the in-place editing functionality. See In-place Editors to learn more.

  • Complementary popup control

    The DevExpress WPF Editors Library contains a popup variation of the ImageEdit control. To learn more, see PopupImageEdit.

Expanded Standalone ImageEdit

To add a standalone ImageEdit to a Window, drag it from the Toolbox.

The following sample demonstrates how to create an ImageEdit using XAML markup.

Expanded In-place ImageEdit

To embed an ImageEdit into a container control, use the ImageEditSettings class.

The following sample demonstrates how to embed an ImageEdit into a GridControl column.

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