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Note Microsoft Visual C++ .NET (2002) supports both the managed code model that is provided by the Microsoft .NET Framework and the unmanaged native Microsoft Windows code model. The information in this article applies only to unmanaged Visual C++ code.
Note Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 supports both the managed code model that is provided by the Microsoft .NET Framework and the unmanaged native Microsoft Windows code model.
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When you invoke the Save method of the Bitmap class to overwrite an existing file of the same name, the resulting file is not truncated as expected.
This behavior occurs because the implementation of the Save method does not truncate any already existing file.
To work around this issue, delete the file before you invoke the Bitmap.Save method.
The file can be deleted in Visual Basic .NET or in Visual Basic 2005 and C# by using the System.IO.File.Delete method provided by the .NET Framework in the System.IO namespace.
Steps to reproduce the problem
Article ID: 312119 - Last Review: February 27, 2014 - Revision: 4.7