GetResourceContent – Retrieving the content of an embedded text file

GetResourceContent – Retrieving the content of an embedded text file

' Retrieve the content of an embedded text file' Note: the file must be included in the project as an embedded resource.'  - after adding the file to the project set its Build Action property to ' Embedded Resource'' Example: txtScript.Text = GetResourceContent("script.sql")Function GetResourceContent(ByVal filename As String) As String    ' get the current assembly    Dim asm As System.Reflection.[Assembly] = _        System.Reflection.[Assembly].GetExecutingAssembly()    ' resources are named using a fully qualified name    Dim strm As System.IO.Stream = asm.GetManifestResourceStream(asm.GetName() _        .Name + "." + filename)    ' read the contents of the embedded file    Dim reader As New System.IO.StreamReader(strm)    GetResourceContent = reader.ReadToEnd()    reader.Close()End Function

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