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Include a JPEG in your EXE file by tayloredwarez
Posted: 3 Jun 04

Create a resource script file MyPic.RC with Notepad and add the following line:

1  RCDATA  "Pic.jpg"

Then use Borland's Resource Compiler BRCC32.EXE (a commandline tool) to compile it into a .RES file:

BRCC32 MyPic.RC

Add a compiler directive to the source code of your program.
It should immediately follow the form directive, as shown here:
 
{$R *.DFM}
{$R MyPic.RES}

Use the following code in your application:
   
 procedure LoadJPEGfromEXE;
var
  MyJPG : TJPEGImage; // JPEG object
  ResStream : TResourceStream; // Resource Stream object
begin
  try
    MyJPG := TJPEGImage.Create;
    ResStream := TResourceStream.CreateFromID(HInstance, 1, RT_RCDATA);
    MyJPG.LoadFromStream(ResStream); // What!? Yes, that easy!
    Canvas.Draw(12,12,MyJPG); // draw it to see if it really worked!
  finally
    MyJPG.Free;
    ResStream.Free;
  end;
end;  // procedure

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