Icon error/use-revolution digest, Vol 1 #640

Robert Presender rpresender at earthlink.net
Tue Aug 27 16:28:01 CDT 2002


Hi Josh and Mike,

You may want to try a free download of 'Icon Studio' for Windows PCs at:
http://www.html-helper.com.

I used it for my Will Creator program (initially done on my Mac put 
completed and built on  my PC.  I assume that you have a Windows PC.

Regards ... Bob

> Hello,
>
> I am having difficulty producing a suitable icon for my Windows 
> standalone
> applications.  I am currently using "Icon Snatcher" and "Icon Grabber"
> utilities to convert my PhotoShop bmp files to .ico files.  When I go 
> to
> make my Standalone app from Revs "Build Distribution" stack, I get the
> following error:
>
> "Windows Application icon file is wrong size (must be 744 bytes).  Make
sure
> you have created a 16 color icon and try again"
>
> I limited my icon color palette to 16 colors and tried some variations 
> but
I
> just can't get it!
>
> Any recommendations on method for creating icons or a great utility for
> converting my graphics to icons?  I am more of a Mac user so this topic
> really baffles me (Mac Icons are easy to deal with).  I do have a 
> Windows
> machine available for the conversion/creation of icons.  Any and all
> recommendations are welcome.
>
> Thanks,
> Mike
>
> Mike Brown
> Cyber-NY Interactive
> 212-475-2721
> 1-888-70-CYBER
> mike at cyber-ny.com
>
> _____________




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