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A Function To Create Manifest Files At Runtime

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Submitted on: 1/1/2015 8:35:00 AM
By: Christopher Hemple (from psc cd)  
Level: Intermediate
User Rating: By 6 Users
Compatibility: VB.NET
Views: 1944
 
     No More Creating Manifest Files. Just Put This Code In Your Project And it Will AutoMaticly Make 1 If There isnt 1 there.
 
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// for :A Function To Create Manifest Files At Runtime
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//**************************************
// Name: A Function To Create Manifest Files At Runtime
// Description:No More Creating Manifest Files. Just Put This Code In Your Project And it Will AutoMaticly Make 1 If There isnt 1 there.
// By: Christopher Hemple (from psc cd)
//
// Inputs:None ;o.
//
// Returns:Xp Look!
//
// Assumes:Just Run This Function On Form Load, Thats It :D.
//
// Side Effects:None :P.
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Function Manifest()
If File.Exists(Application.StartupPath & "\" & Application.ProductName & ".exe.manifest") = True Then
Exit Function
Else
'Generate File Content
Dim Content As String
Dim bl As String = vbCrLf
Content = "<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8' standalone='yes'?>" & bl
Content &= "<assembly xmlns='urn:schemas-microsoft-com:asm.v1' manifestVersion='1.0'>" & bl
Content &= "<assemblyIdentity" & bl
Content &= "version='1.0.0.0'" & bl
Content &= "processorArchitecture='X86'" & bl
Content &= "name='Microsoft.Winweb."
Content &= Application.ProductName
Content &= ".exe'" & bl
Content &= "type='win32'" & bl
Content &= "/>" & bl
Content &= "<description>"
Content &= Application.ProductName
Content &= "</description>" & bl
Content &= "<dependency>" & bl
Content &= "<dependentAssembly>" & bl
Content &= " <assemblyIdentity" & bl
Content &= "type='win32'" & bl
Content &= "name='Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls'" & bl
Content &= "version='6.0.0.0'" & bl
Content &= "processorArchitecture='X86'" & bl
Content &= "publicKeyToken='6595b64144ccf1df'" & bl
Content &= "language='*'" & bl
Content &= " />" & bl
Content &= "</dependentAssembly>" & bl
Content &= "</dependency>" & bl
Content &= "</assembly>"
'Create Manifest File
Dim sw As StreamWriter = File.CreateText(Application.StartupPath & "\" & Application.ProductName & ".exe.manifest")
sw.Write(Content)
sw.Close()
'Reload Me
Shell(Application.StartupPath & "\" & Application.ProductName & ".exe", AppWinStyle.NormalFocus, False)
Me.Close()
End If
End Function


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