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VB.net Open a pdf file in resources

Murray Brown
Murray Brown asked
Last Modified: 2014-11-23
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


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