GetImageResource Method

Used to get the URL for an image resource specified in the control add-in manifest. The image resource is stored in the NAV database as part of the .zip file for the control add-in and is exposed to the control add-in script running on the Microsoft Dynamics NAV client using the URL that this function returns.


Only .png images are supported.

Method Signature

string Microsoft.Dynamics.NAV.GetImageResource(imageName)


Parameter Description


Type: String

A string that contains the name of the image resource to get a URL for. The image name is the name that is used in the control add-in manifest to reference the image.

Return Value

Type: String

Returns a URL for the specified image resource.


For a detailed code example, see Walkthrough: Creating and Using a Client Control Add-in

var map = new VEMap('controlAddIn');
    var pushpin = map.AddPushpin(map.GetCenter());
    var imageUrl = Microsoft.Dynamics.NAV.GetImageResource('PushpinImage.png');
    pushpin.SetCustomIcon("<div><img src='" + imageUrl +"'/></div>");

See Also


InvokeExtensibilityMethod Method