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VB.net Open a pdf file in resources

Posted on 2014-11-20
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Hi
I imported a pdf doc called test.pdf into my project resources and tried to open it using the following code
but I got the error shown in the image

Imports System.IO  
Imports System.Diagnostics  

        Dim pdf As Byte() = My.Resources.test

        Using tmp As New FileStream("test.pdf", FileMode.Create)

            tmp.Write(pdf, 0, pdf.Length)
        End Using

        Process.Start("test.pdf")

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Question by:murbro
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Hi,

Maybe instead of FileMode.Create

FileMode.OpenOrCreate

or

FileMode.Open

Regards
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by:LordWabbit
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The line Process.Start("test.pdf") has opened the document in Acrobat, find all instances of Acrobat that are currently running and stop them.
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thanks for the help
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