How To: Merge assemblies into WPF application - by Vladimir Enchev
As you may know you cannot use ILMerge to merge assemblies with XAML (WPF application) however there is a little known trick you can use to achieve your goal in a bit different way. - Add needed assemblies as embedded resources in your application - Load needed assemblies from embedded resources in runtime How to do this? First you need to ensure that all referenced assemblies (except the framework itself) are added properly to the application resources on every application build. To do this you can use this simple MSBuild task (AfterResolveReferences) at the end of your project.
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