Hey All

I would like to know how to retrieve a image from sql server database. im storing the path in the database..

Can you save image in folder(i.e. path saved in database) If Yes then just retrieve the path using query and display image in Picturebox/Datagridview.

Hope this will help......

SqlConnection connect = new SqlConnection
                           ("Data source =YS-8462BA359936;Initial Catalog = Schooldata;Integrated Security = True");
            SqlCommand command = new SqlCommand
                                ("select Picture from Picturestable where Studentid=@id", connect);
            command.Parameters.Add("@id", SqlDbType.Int).Value = txtstudentid.Text;
            
            SqlDataAdapter dp = new SqlDataAdapter(command);
            DataSet ds = new DataSet("Picturestable");

            byte[] MyData = new byte[0];

            dp.Fill(ds, "Picturestable");
            DataRow myRow;
            myRow = ds.Tables["picturestable"].Rows[0];

            MyData = (byte[])myRow["Picture"];

            MemoryStream stream = new MemoryStream(MyData);

            pictureBox1.Image = Image.FromStream(stream);