Icon error/use-revolution digest, Vol 1 #640
mike at cyber-ny.com
Wed Aug 28 08:33:01 CDT 2002
Hi Robert and Josh,
Your Solution Worked! Thanks!! The www.html-helper.com web site was very
helpful and provides some interesting tools. I downloaded Icon Studio and
found that using the 32 x 32 size icon at 16 color setting, I could
successfully create an ico file compatible for a Rev standalone exe.
I did not find a feature (yet) in Icon Studio that allowed you to import an
image file to convert to an icon... for this I used Icon Grabber (available
for free at download.com) to import a BMP file and convert to .ico format.
You can then import the .ico file into Icon Studio for final tweaking. Cool
application. This has saved me a lot of time.
mike at cyber-ny.com
> From: Robert Presender <rpresender at earthlink.net>
> Reply-To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2002 14:26:24 -0700
> To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Subject: Re:Icon error/use-revolution digest, Vol 1 #640
> Hi Josh and Mike,
> You may want to try a free download of 'Icon Studio' for Windows PCs at:
> 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
>> I am having difficulty producing a suitable icon for my Windows
>> applications. I am currently using "Icon Snatcher" and "Icon Grabber"
>> utilities to convert my PhotoShop bmp files to .ico files. When I go
>> 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
>> you have created a 16 color icon and try again"
>> I limited my icon color palette to 16 colors and tried some variations
>> 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
>> machine available for the conversion/creation of icons. Any and all
>> recommendations are welcome.
>> Mike Brown
>> Cyber-NY Interactive
>> mike at cyber-ny.com
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