IconExtensionsExtractNearestIcon Method (Icon, Size, PixelFormat, Boolean)

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Extracts the nearest icon of specified size and pixel format from an Icon instance. Unless the Icon constructors, this method works as expected.

Namespace:  KGySoft.Drawing
Assembly:  KGySoft.Drawing (in KGySoft.Drawing.dll) Version: 5.3.0

public static Icon ExtractNearestIcon(
	this Icon icon,
	Size size,
	PixelFormat pixelFormat,
	bool forceUncompressedResult


Type: System.DrawingIcon
The icon that may contain multiple images.
Type: System.DrawingSize
The required icon size to retrieve.
Type: System.Drawing.ImagingPixelFormat
The required pixel format to retrieve
Type: SystemBoolean
 to force returning an uncompressed icon;  to allow PNG compression, which is supported by Windows Vista and above.

Return Value

Type: Icon
An Icon instance, which contains only a single image. If no icon was found with the specified size and format the nearest icon (size match have preference over pixelFormat) is returned.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type Icon. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).

On some platforms it may happen that a smaller icon is returned than requested size if the requested icon size is not supported. If icon contains only unsupported icon sizes, then  is returned.

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