Bind image from MS SQL Server 2008 binary field to WPF Listbox

1. Create an Entity Framework from the database create back in Write image file / blob to binary field in MS SQL database.


2. Replace the xaml code like the one below.


<Window x:Class=”WpfAppImageList.MainWindow”



        Title=”MainWindow” Height=”350″ Width=”525″>


    <ListBox Height=”299″ HorizontalAlignment=”Left” Name=”listBox1″ VerticalAlignment=”Top” Width=”469″ >





              <ColumnDefinition Width=”Auto”></ColumnDefinition>

              <ColumnDefinition Width=”*”></ColumnDefinition>



            <Image Source=”{Binding imgField}” Grid.Column=”0″ Width=”50″ Height=”50″ Stretch=”UniformToFill” Margin=”3″>            



            <TextBlock Text=”{Binding Description}” Grid.Column=”1″ TextWrapping=”Wrap” Margin=”3″></TextBlock>










Download the complete code from The sample file name is WpfAppImageList.rar. My MSN ID is


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Since March 2011 Microsoft Live Spaces migrated to Wordpress ( till now, I have is over 1 million viewers. This blog is about more than 50% telling you how to resolve error messages, especial for Microsoft products. The blog also has a lot of guidance teaching you how to get stated certain Microsoft technologies. The blog also uses as a help to keep my memory. The blog is never meant to give people consulting services or silver bullet solutions. It is a contribution to the community. Thanks for your support over the years. Ming Man is Microsoft MVP since year 2006. He is a software development manager for a multinational company. With 25 years of experience in the IT field, he has developed system using Clipper, COBOL, VB5, VB6, VB.NET, Java and C #. He has been using Visual Studio (.NET) since the Beta back in year 2000. He and the team have developed many projects using .NET platform such as SCM, and HR based applications. He is familiar with the N-Tier design of business application and is also an expert with database experience in MS SQL, Oracle and AS 400.
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2 Responses to Bind image from MS SQL Server 2008 binary field to WPF Listbox

  1. Dan Usha says:

    link to source code just point to Hotmail login screen. Without the code this blog is useless since it doesn’t explains enough details.

  2. erikliffner says:

    I cannot find the code. Could you please add it to the site?

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