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Create RES file with brcc32

Create RES file with brcc32

Create RES file with brcc32

I need to include two bit files in a Delphi XE2 Program. I need to create a RES file. I have a RC file as follows:
Brigade BMP "Brigade.bmp"
Flags BMP "SigFlags,bmp"
When I run:
the file MyPic.RC cannot be found. MyPic.Rc is in the E:/DelphiRes directory. I have tried;
BRCC32 E:/DelphiRes/MyPic.RC
With the same result. What is my problem and what is the solution?

RE: Create RES file with brcc32

I usually create batch files that I can double-click on in Explorer for this function to make things easier on myself when it comes to resource files, and making sure changes are integrated into the project.

For example, I used this one with FAQ102-7505: How do I write a Control Panel Applet?:


"C:\Program Files\Borland\Delphi 3\Bin\brcc32.exe" cp_resource.rc
"C:\Program Files\Borland\Delphi 3\Bin\dcc32.exe" myapplets.dpr
rem To Deploy to the system directory if necessary.
rem copy myapplets.cpl C:\Windows\system32

rem clean up old files
del *.~*

This said, my guess is that BRCC32 is searching for the file in its own directory and not the directory you specify. (Also, you have a comma where a period should be in line 2, but hopefully if it finds the RC file, it should warn you about that)

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RE: Create RES file with brcc32

I have corrected the RC file and I still get the following message:
“Error: Could not open input file MyPic.RC”
What is my problem?

RE: Create RES file with brcc32

Problem solved.

RE: Create RES file with brcc32

Just adding my 2$c on this subject.

In newer delphi versions, if you add your .rc files to the project, they well be automatically built at project compile/build.
I don't know exactly from which version this functionality starts, but I have it in D2006 and XE.


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