256 colour icons in Windows using Resource Hacker

Ken Ray kray at sonsothunder.com
Wed Oct 8 09:42:01 CDT 2003


Actually, Robert, it looks like you don't have to delete the second icon
group. All I did was grab a high color icon from Windows Messenger
(which has a graduated fill pattern so it's a good one to test with) and
stick it into the first icon slot.

Worked out just great!

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
Web Site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/ 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-revolution-admin at lists.runrev.com 
> [mailto:use-revolution-admin at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of 
> Robert J Warren (howsoft.com)
> Sent: Wednesday, October 08, 2003 2:33 AM
> To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Cc: lists at mangomultimedia.com
> Subject: 256 colour icons in Windows using Resource Hacker
> 
> 
> It seems that the Resource Hacker CAN susbstitute the 
> Revolution EXE icon for one of 256 colours (32x32 pixels), 
> but I have not tested it sufficiently to discover whether it 
> works with all programs.
> 
> When you open the EXE prog in Resource Hacker it shows you 2 
> "Icon Groups". If you DELETE the 2nd icon group this seems to 
> make room for substituting the icon of the 1st icon group 
> with one which is "fatter".
> 
> As I said, I have done only a few tests, but all the programs 
> tested have worked. Please confirm, ladies and gents...
> 
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