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KB#00416-Specifying a path to resource files or bitmap images


Specifying a path to resource files or bitmap images


In Visual PRO/5 1.05 the PREFIX is not searched to locate resource files or bitmap images. That implies "hardcoding" the path to the bitmap images or resource files. An alternate method is to load the path to the .bmp's and .brf's into the global string table in an initial startup program: 


Then, access the bitmaps or resources using the string tables as follows: 




Using this method, you only have to "hardcode" the path to the bitmap files in one place (the startup program), and can change it fairly easily if needed.

Last Modified: 07/08/1998 Product: Visual PRO/5 Operating System: Windows

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