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Resource editor Visual 2008 express

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I know that Visual Studio 2008 express edition has no resource editor. Therefore I have downloaded ResEdit which provides this utility. So say for eg. I wanted to create my Menu or Icon I would create a new project in ResEdit producing a .rc file containing something like
#include <windows.h>
#include <commctrl.h>
#include "resource.h"


//
// Icon resources
//
IDI_ICON1          ICON          "icon1.ico"

When you save it will produce a .h file like
#ifndef IDC_STATIC
#define IDC_STATIC (-1)
#endif

#define IDI_ICON1                      100

Then add a resource whatever it might be. At this point you make the necessary code changes. My question is, have any of you out there used ResEdit and managed to get it working with your Visual Studio project and if so please could you give me a detailed set of instructions on how to set it up properly as I am having some trouble? Any help would be appreciated!

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Sorry but i can't help you.

I just want to thank you for providing this information how to get *.rc files into Visual C++ at all!

Maybe this Blog-Post here can help you. This guy uses a combination of two different tools to do the job :
http://www.hotsolder.com/2007/12/resource-editing-for-visual-studio-express.html

Regards
Markus

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