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Bitmaps created using Win98 Imaging components, such as Imaging for Windows (Win98) or IMGEDIT.OCX, create a BMP that cannot be read in Windows 95, Windows NT 4.0, or Windows 2000 using MSPAINT.EXE or the Visual Basic PictureBox control.
You would receive the folling error message:
Error 481: Invalid Picture When Viewing BMP Created Using Kodak Imaging in Win98
The Win98 Imaging components save out the bitmaps using the v5.0 BITMAPINFOHEADER structure.
Following is the VC++ BITMAPINFOHEADER v5.0 structure:
The members of this structure, starting with bV5Size through bV5ClrImportant, are the same as those found in a normal BITMAPINFOHEADER structure, which is readable in Windows 95, Windows NT, and Windows 2000. The remainder of the BITMAPINFOHEADER structure contains new members where older applications would expect to find the start of the Color Table.
There are three workarounds for this problem:
This problem has been reported as a bug to Eastman Kodak, makers of the Imaging controls.
Steps to Reproduce Behavior
Article ID: 216205 - Last Review: June 29, 2004 - Revision: 3.0
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