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How to add a independent file into a App file by VC++?

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How to add a independent file into a App file by VC++?
And the independent file will be copied or extracted from the App, when  necessary. I need a full source VC++ examles. Thanks.
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by:ntdragon
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i don't understand what you exectlly want so explaine it

i won't write your prog for you i"ll just help you

if you want to work with files try the fstream class
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You can include the file your program's resources as a binary (user-defined) resource.  For example, in the .RC file place a line like

DataName DataType C:\somefile.txt

where DataName is the name (or number) you want to use to identify the resource and DataType is the name (or number) of the data type you want to clasify the resource as.

Then in your program you can use FindResource() to find the resournce, use LoadResource to load it, use GlobalLock() to get a pointer to it, then write the file information to a file (using an fstream object or using the windows WriteFile() API)

Let me know if you have any questions.
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And How to Compress the Resource?
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You can compress the data before adding it to the reasource file and then uncompress it after you load it to memory.
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