SetPropertyString Method

Summary
Sets a string value for any WIA property of type WiaVariableTypes.Bstr that is not Read only.
Syntax
C#
C++/CLI
public void SetPropertyString( 
   object item, 
   string propertyIdName, 
   WiaPropertyId propertyId, 
   string value 
) 
public: 
void SetPropertyString(  
   Object^ item, 
   String^ propertyIdName, 
   WiaPropertyId propertyId, 
   String^ value 
)  

Parameters

item
Handle to the item which represents the item having the property. You can retrieve this parameter by either calling the GetRootItem method to get the device's root item itself or by enumerating the child items of the device through a call to EnumChildItems method.

propertyIdName
This string should contain the equivalent property Id string for the WIA property ID. Use the GetPropertyIdString method to get this string for the property ID.

If you passed null for this parameter, then the WIA toolkit will use the property ID passed through the third parameter,

propertyId; otherwise, this parameter will be used whether or not you passed valid property ID through the propertyId parameter

propertyId
The property ID for the value being sought. For a list of available property IDs, see WiaPropertyId.

This parameter is required only if the second parameter, propertyIdName, is null; otherwise, you can pass 0 for this parameter.

value
The WIA string value to set.

Remarks

Sets a string value for any WIA property of type WiaVariableTypes.Bstr that is not Read only.

For more information, refer to Managing WIA Sources.

Example
C#
using Leadtools; 
using Leadtools.Codecs; 
using Leadtools.Wia; 
 
 
 
public void GetPropertyStringExample(IntPtr parent) 
{ 
   if (!WiaSession.IsAvailable(WiaVersion.Version1)) 
   { 
      Console.WriteLine("WIA version 1.0 not installed."); 
      return; 
   } 
 
   WiaSession wiaSession = new WiaSession(); 
   wiaSession.Startup(WiaVersion.Version1); 
 
   DialogResult res = wiaSession.SelectDeviceDlg(parent, WiaDeviceType.DigitalCamera, WiaSelectSourceFlags.NoDefault); 
   if (res != DialogResult.OK) 
   { 
      Console.WriteLine("Error selecting WIA device."); 
      wiaSession.Shutdown(); 
      return; 
   } 
 
   object rootItem = wiaSession.GetRootItem(null); 
   if (rootItem != null) 
   { 
      // If you have a digital camera device that supports the EXIF format, you  
      // can populate the artist field in every EXIF image that it captures. 
      string stringValue = wiaSession.GetPropertyString(rootItem, null, WiaPropertyId.CameraDeviceArtist); 
      Console.WriteLine("Old Device Artist: {0}", stringValue); 
 
      // You can also change the artist if you want. 
      stringValue = "I am the new artist."; 
      wiaSession.SetPropertyString(rootItem, null, WiaPropertyId.CameraDeviceArtist, stringValue); 
      stringValue = wiaSession.GetPropertyString(rootItem, null, WiaPropertyId.CameraDeviceArtist); 
      Console.WriteLine("New Device Artist: {0}", stringValue); 
   } 
 
   wiaSession.Shutdown(); 
} 
Requirements

Target Platforms

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