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Microsoft® Silverlight® Edition: Programming Windows® Phone 7 by Charles Petzold

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Saving to the Picture Library

The remaining two programs in this chapter create images that you might want to save for posterity (if not prosperity). For example, a program might want to save a bitmap in isolated storage so the user can work on a particular image from session to session.

However, it is most valuable to the user to save a bitmap into the picture library on the phone. There is a special folder (or “album” as it’s termed) called “Saved Pictures” specifically for this purpose. From the picture library, the user can view the resultant bitmap, or email it, or send it with a text message. The bitmap is also moved to the user’s PC during normal synchronization, at which point it might be printed.

Access to the picture library is provided ...

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