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    PB/CC - Converting a .RC to a .RES
    Using the IDE
    Firstly, ensure that the PowerBASIC IDE's OPTIONS dialog is configured to correctly point to the RC.EXE and PBRES.EXE files. Once configured, the IDE can automatically compile a .RC into a .RES file. When the "Create a .PBR when compiling .RC files" option on the compiler options tab is selected the IDE will also produce a .PBR file from the .RES file. This is achieved in one simple step: simply load the .RC file into the IDE and select Compile.

    Using the command-line Resource Compiler
    To compile the .RC file, we need to run the Resource Compiler from a DOS box (command-line) to create the binary (.RES) resource file.

    The resource compiler takes the filename of your modified (.RC) resource script file as a parameter, and produces a new 32-bit .RES file. For example:

    Code:
    C:\PB\BIN\RC.EXE MYAPP.RC
    Note that you may need to change the path name to suit your individual settings. At this point, you should have a compiled binary resource file (i.e., MYAPP.RES), ready to be used with the #RESOURCE metastatement.

    See Also
    What is a Resource File?
    Resource Editors
    Resource Compiling
    Resource Scripts
    #RESOURCE metastatement
    Last edited by Gary Beene; 28 Oct 2014, 08:40 PM.

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    Code:
    c:\pb\bin\rc.exe myapp.rc

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      I am with Jim on this one, I normally add the /v option so you can see if the resources built OK.
      hutch at movsd dot com
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