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How do I link/embed XSLT file and access the resource?

Posted on 2009-04-07
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I am creating a windows application to select an XML file and use an XSLT template to apply formatting to that XML file.

I can currently provide a static path to the file, but I'd like to create a resource for this XSLT file so that I don't have to include the file after I compile the application.

I can't figure out how to use XslCompiledTransform's Load method to access a .resx file "Template.xsl" to load that file.

For sake of simplicity, assume namespace = ns and resource path = ns.Resources.Template.xsl

Any help would be great.
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Question by:tbhodges
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tbhodges earned 0 total points
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I answered my own question I believe...

Read the ns.Resources.Template.xsl into a stream, and then created an XmlTextReader from the stream.    The Load method can take an XmlReader.

Let me know if you think of anything else that could be easier.
Stream myXSL = Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly().GetManifestResourceStream("ns.Resources.Template.xsl");
 
XmlReader myReader = new XmlTextReader(myXSL);

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Thats a bit clunky
This is better
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/7k989cfy(VS.80).aspx
But when it says this:

You can add resources to a project by right-clicking the Properties node under your project in Solution Explorer, clicking Open, and then clicking the Add Resource button on the Resources page in Project Designer.
I thin that's wrong and you should right click on the Resources.resx in Properties
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