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troubleshooting Question

VB.NET 2008 Get resource file as IO.Stream

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mediasoftware asked on
Visual Basic.NET
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I am developing a VB.NET 2008 application, consisting of a main EXE application and several resource DLLs.

I need two functions for the DLL:

1) one function to get a list of all files in the resources of the DLL.
2) one function to return 'by name' a resource file as a System.IO.Stream type.

NOTE: The files will not be "Embedded Resource" (this doubles the size of the DLL), so I think cannot use 'GetManifestResourceStream'.

I currently use:

Return New System.IO.MemoryStream(My.Resources.MyFileName)

but I want it to be called by name.

Thank you.