How to set directory to store images
using C# and VB.NET

Complete code

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using System.IO;
using SautinSoft.RtfToHtml;

namespace Example
    class Program
        static void Main(string[] args)
        /// <summary>
        /// How to set directory to store images.
        /// </summary>
        static void SetImagesDirectory()
            string inpFile = @"..\..\..\..\example.docx";
            string outFile = Path.GetFullPath(@"Result2.html");
            string imgDir = Path.GetDirectoryName(outFile);

            RtfToHtml r = new RtfToHtml();

            // Set images directory
            HtmlFixedSaveOptions opt = new HtmlFixedSaveOptions()
                ImagesDirectoryPath = Path.Combine(imgDir, "Result_images"),
                ImagesDirectorySrcPath = "Result_images",
                // Change to store images as physical files on local drive.
                EmbedImages = false

                r.Convert(inpFile, outFile, opt);
            catch (Exception ex)
                Console.WriteLine($"Conversion failed! {ex.Message}");

            // Open the result.
            System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(new System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo(outFile) { UseShellExecute = true });


            Imports System
Imports System.Collections.Generic
Imports System.Linq
Imports System.Text
Imports System.IO
Imports SautinSoft.RtfToHtml

Namespace Example
	Friend Class Program
		Shared Sub Main(ByVal args() As String)
		End Sub
		''' <summary>
		''' How to set directory to store images.
		''' </summary>
		Private Shared Sub SetImagesDirectory()
			Dim inpFile As String = "..\..\..\..\example.docx"
			Dim outFile As String = Path.GetFullPath("Result.html")
			Dim imgDir As String = Path.GetDirectoryName(outFile)

			Dim r As New RtfToHtml()

			' Set images directory
			Dim opt As New HtmlFixedSaveOptions() With {
				.ImagesDirectoryPath = Path.Combine(imgDir, "Result_images"),
				.ImagesDirectorySrcPath = "Result_images",
				.EmbedImages = False

				r.Convert(inpFile, outFile, opt)
			Catch ex As Exception
				Console.WriteLine($"Conversion failed! {ex.Message}")
			End Try

			' Open the result.
			System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(New System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo(outFile) With {.UseShellExecute = True})
		End Sub
	End Class
End Namespace


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