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  • Special case: ".WDD" file (analysis description)
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Stored procedures
Extracts a resource from the application into a physical device location.
Remarks:
  • Versions 23 and later
    Windows In WINDEV applications or WEBDEV sites, the resource to extract must be:
    • in the "Other" category of the Project explorer component,
    • in the main library of the application (WDL file).
    New in version 23
    Windows In WINDEV applications or WEBDEV sites, the resource to extract must be:
    • in the "Other" category of the Project explorer component,
    • in the main library of the application (WDL file).
    Windows In WINDEV applications or WEBDEV sites, the resource to extract must be:
    • in the "Other" category of the Project explorer component,
    • in the main library of the application (WDL file).
Versions 23 and later
Windows This function is now available for Windows and Linux applications.
Windows This function is now available for Windows and Linux sites.
New in version 23
Windows This function is now available for Windows and Linux applications.
Windows This function is now available for Windows and Linux sites.
Windows This function is now available for Windows and Linux applications.
Windows This function is now available for Windows and Linux sites.
Example
Syntax
<Result> = fExtractResource(<Resource name> [, <Destination>])
<Result>: Boolean
  • True if the resource was extracted,
  • False otherwise. The ErrorOccurred variable is set to True if an error occurs. To get the details of the error, use ErrorInfo.
<Resource name>: Character string (with quotes)
Name of resource to extract (file name with its extension).
Versions 23 and later
Windows The resource to extract must be found in the main application library (WDL file). The library must have not been loaded by LoadWDL.
New in version 23
Windows The resource to extract must be found in the main application library (WDL file). The library must have not been loaded by LoadWDL.
Windows The resource to extract must be found in the main application library (WDL file). The library must have not been loaded by LoadWDL.
<Destination>: Optional character string (with quotes)
Versions 23 and later
Windows Full path of destination file.
If the directory exists, the resource is directly extracted into this directory.
The directory is created if it does not exist.
If this parameter is not specified or if it corresponds to an empty string (""), the resource will be extracted into the application data directory (returned by fDataDir) in a file named like the resource.
The destination file will be overwritten if it already exists before the extraction.
New in version 23
Windows Full path of destination file.
If the directory exists, the resource is directly extracted into this directory.
The directory is created if it does not exist.
If this parameter is not specified or if it corresponds to an empty string (""), the resource will be extracted into the application data directory (returned by fDataDir) in a file named like the resource.
The destination file will be overwritten if it already exists before the extraction.
Windows Full path of destination file.
If the directory exists, the resource is directly extracted into this directory.
The directory is created if it does not exist.
If this parameter is not specified or if it corresponds to an empty string (""), the resource will be extracted into the application data directory (returned by fDataDir) in a file named like the resource.
The destination file will be overwritten if it already exists before the extraction.
Remarks

Special case: ".WDD" file (analysis description)

An analysis description (".WDD" file) integrated to the library of an application cannot be extracted.
To extract a file from a library that cannot be extracted by fExtractResource, you can use an HFSQL data file integrated in the library.
Component: wd260vm.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 16
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