Extract an Icon Embedded as a Resource

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Use this to extract an icon embedded as a resource in your project. Call the function supplying the full path to the resource, for example:

Dim myIcon as Icon = EmbeddedIcon("MyApplication1.myicon.ico")

Where "MyApplication1" is the root namespace for the project.

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  1. Imports System.Reflection.Assembly
  3. 'returns an embedded resource icon by name
  4. Public Function EmbeddedIcon(ByVal Name As String) As Icon
  5. Return New Icon(GetExecutingAssembly.GetManifestResourceStream(Name))
  6. End Function

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