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Create String Variables from Embedded Resources Files

, 15 Jun 2004
Use embedded text files as the source for populating large string variables.
using System;
using System.Reflection;
using System.IO;
namespace McKechney.EmbeddedResouceTextExample
	/// <summary>
	/// Summary description for EmbeddedResourceReader.
	/// </summary>
	public class EmbeddedResourceTextReader
		public EmbeddedResourceTextReader()
		internal string GetFromResources(string resourceName){  
			Assembly assem = this.GetType().Assembly;   
			using( Stream stream = assem.GetManifestResourceStream(resourceName) )   
					using( StreamReader reader = new StreamReader(stream) )         
						return reader.ReadToEnd();         
				catch(Exception e)      
					throw new Exception("Error retrieving from Resources.   Tried '"+resourceName+"'\r\n"+e.ToString());      

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Michael McKechney
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