Windows icons

Ken Ray kray at sonsothunder.com
Wed Jul 14 12:53:54 CDT 2004


Devin,

It depends on what version of Rev we're talking about. Version 2.2 now uses
full Windows XP icon sets; prior to that, the icon needs to be 744 bytes (I
believe). I used QTam BitmapToIcon in order to create those icons. Now (for
Rev 2.2) I use either Iconographer on the Mac (it can create Windows XP icon
sets) or Axialis IconWorkshop on Windows to create Win icons.

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


> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com 
> [mailto:use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of 
> Devin Asay
> Sent: Wednesday, July 14, 2004 11:50 AM
> To: How to use Revolution
> Subject: Windows icons
> 
> 
> Finally, here's a question from one of my BYU Rev developers about 
> icons for Windows executables. I searched the documentation 
> but rapidly 
> exhausted my expertise in this area. Can any one enlighten me 
> or point 
> me in the right direction?
> 
> <quote>
> "here is my questions:
> 
>  From Icon builder, 32x32=766 bytes. However, Jay tried to import 766 
> bytes
> icon in revolution, it did not work. He told me the 
> revolution required 
> 744
> bytes. However, both of us don't know how to develop an icon for 744 
> bytes.
> Or is it possible we did not sucessfully import the Icon file?
> 
> Su-Ling"
> </quote>
> 
> Devin Asay
> Humanities Technology and Research Support Center
> Brigham Young University
> 
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