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'''lazres''' is a lazarus resource tool to create and convert <tt>.rc</tt>, <tt>.lrs</tt> and <tt>.res</tt> files.
 
'''lazres''' is a lazarus resource tool to create and convert <tt>.rc</tt>, <tt>.lrs</tt> and <tt>.res</tt> files.
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==Using resources ==
 
==Using resources ==

Revision as of 14:37, 29 June 2020

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Note: Since Lazarus v1.4.0, Lazarus has switched to .res format instead of .lrs; see Lazarus_1.4.0_release_notes.
Tocreate .res resource files you can use either lazres or winres

lazres is a lazarus resource tool to create and convert .rc, .lrs and .res files.

Lazres can be found as <root>/lazarus/tools/lazres.lpi and might need to be compiled. In ubuntu installations lazres is precompiled available in /usr/bin

Usage: lazres resourcefilename filename1[=resname1] [filename2[=resname2] ... filenameN=resname[N]]
       lazres resourcefilename @filelist

To create a resource file MYRES.RES with two .png graphics files use:

lazres MYRES.RES MyPng1.png=TIMG1 MyPng2.png=TIMG1

A resource file can be of type:

.RC resource description file plaintext
.LRS lazarus (pascal) resource plaintext default
.RES compiled resource binary

Using resources

.lrs

Include .res file in the initialization section

initialization
  // .LRS files are plain-text pascal statements and need unit LResources to be included
 {$I MyResources.lrs}
end.

.res

Load .res file in the implementation section

implementation
  // .RES files are binary resources and can be loaded
 {$R MyResources.res}