DWT Forms Icons

Frank Benoit keinfarbton at googlemail.com
Mon Sep 8 14:22:40 PDT 2008

torhu schrieb:
> Frank Benoit wrote:
>> torhu schrieb:
>>> I think there's a way to get the resource data for the icon by using the
>>> Windows API, but I didn't bother to figure it out.  I just used the
>>> import("icon.png") trick.  Of course, that means you have to include the
>>> image file twice in the execuable...
>> Why do you need to load it twice?
>> If I use shell.setImage it is visible in both, the taskbar and the
>> window title. I do not use/link the icon as a windows resource.
> I don't think Explorer will pick it up unless it's the first icon
> resource in the file.  So it won't be used on the quick launch bar and
> the desktop, etc.
> If someone spends some time on figuring out how to load icon resources
> into a DWT Image object, I'll be happy to switch to using that. But the
> Windows API can be a pain to use, so I didn't think it worth it when I
> had a look at it a while back.

ok, that one.

Yes, it is probably really not worth the trouble just to save a few
hundred bytes for the extra .ico .

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