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Icons for the toolbar

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If I want another icon for the toolbar I can only select an exe file or a dll file. I have several nice icons which I want to use but they are bmp files. I tried to put them in a dll file but that didn't work. Is it possible to use bmp files ?
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No, you need to use an icon editor to convert the bmp to an ico file, which has to be put in an icon library then (icl or dll, rename to dll extension).
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Ok, converting to ico files should be no problem but how do I put them into an icon library. Are there icon editors that can do that. Do You have an name of such an editor (I prefer freeware).

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Hi,

Try this one:
http://www.towofu.net/soft/e-aicon.php
It's freeware.

Features:

Support for Windows XP 32bit Icons.
Support for Multiple-Icon which contains some icons in a file.
Edit Alpha channel and Transparency-Mask.
Open 1x1 to 128x128 size of images.
Open 1/4/8/24/32bits color images.
Import: ICO/BMP/PNG/PSD/EXE/DLL/ICL, Export: ICO/BMP/PNG/ICL
Copy to / Paste from Clipboard.

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Oh and you willing to share your icons with all of us?
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Post by *Blazeguru »

Ok,

I can try if this works for WM2003 SE om Pocket PC. I saw it is a Windows Xp application. Do You think it will work.

By the way: Here's where I got the icons: http://en.softonic.com/seccion/1155/Icons

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Post by *PuzoM »

Blazeguru wrote:Ok,

I can try if this works for WM2003 SE om Pocket PC. I saw it is a Windows Xp application. Do You think it will work.

By the way: Here's where I got the icons: http://en.softonic.com/seccion/1155/Icons

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The tool only works on XP. So you can create the dll/icl with it and then copy the dll/icl to your Pocket PC.

And thanks for the icon link! ;)

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It doesn't seem to work. On XP I can read the icons in the library I created, but not on my Pocket PC. But thanks for thinking with me.

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And is there a way to change the default/internal icons (such as the "Delete file" icon, or "Create directory" on the other toolbar) ? (they don't look very good on VGA :()
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You can do this only via a resource editor. The next beta will have better looking icons.
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Yes, I've installed it, it looks a lot better.
Anyway, just to know (or to try), when you say "a resource editor", what does it mean? Is there a software you could recommend me? Thanks by advance...
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Resource editors are usually part of programming environments like Visual Studio - Im' not aware of any standalone tools, sorry.
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