What is an .rc file and how is it used?

Dick

It is a resource file for MS-Windows programs, and describes the dialog boxes, controls on the dialog boxes, string tables and other graphic resources used in the program. If you use one of the Microsoft compilers the IDE will generate the .rc file for you and you don't have to worry too much about them. But if you use another compiler such as Dev-C++ you may have to generate it manually. I believe this tutorial has more about resource files.

Yeah, .rc is used a lot by ms C++ visual studio

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How do you use .rc files in DEV-C++?

Dick

For other IDE's which do not support resource file editing, you could use some other external resource editing tool.

http://www.resedit.net/

How do you use .rc files in DEV-C++?

Dick

read the tutorial I posted, I think it will show you how to create it.

I have Visual Studio 2005, and is really easy to make a resource files (icons, dialogs, menus, version, bitmaps...etc.)
resource.h is generated automatically...