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

Mike Brown mike at cyber-ny.com
Wed Aug 28 08:33:01 EDT 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.

Thanks Again,
Mike

Mike Brown
Cyber-NY Interactive
212-475-2721
1-888-70-CYBER
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:
> 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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