Question Access Settings and Resources from a linked module

Makandriaco

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In VB.Net, I have a module that I use for all my projects. I just add it as a link to the project and any changes are then compiled in any project that uses it.
In that module there is a sub that assigns the icon to the form, which is passed as parameter.

VB.NET:
Public Sub CommonProcedures(ByRef frmSender As Form)
    frmSender.Icon = My.Resources.FormIcon
End Sub
It will use My.Resources depending on which project we are using.

How can I do this same thing in C#?

When I use

C#:
public static void CommonProcedures(Form frmSender)
{
    frmSender.Icon = Properties.Resources.FormIcon;
}
It is asking for specifically include the namespace for the Resources.
 

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You'll have to get the assembly that contains the form, then search its resources for "FormIcon".
 

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Thank you but I think you are not getting the point. The class where that code is, is being used at many different projects, each of them with a different assembly. And I want to figure out a way of doing it in C#, because the VB one works perfectly. Of course, this is just a very simple one liner, but there are many functions in that module that I would like to reuse in different projects or solutions. So that when project A calls this function, it assigns its own FormIcon to the passed form. And when project B calls the same function is assigns a different FormIcon to the passed form.
 

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I did get the point. That's why I said you have to get the assembly that contains the form or that of the calling code. Use something like Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly() or form.GetType().Assembly.
 

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Another alternative is to look at your existing VB.NET code in a disassembler and try to see how VB implements the My feature.
 
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