Noise in Windows icon when standalone compiled on Mac

Bill Vlahos bvlahos at mac.com
Tue Feb 2 22:50:59 EST 2010


This web site (http://www.iconverticons.com/) will convert between the formats for free.

They talk about building the Linux icon but Rev doesn't seem to have a way to incorporate an icon for Linux. How would I add the Linux icon to the Linux build?

Bill Vlahos

On Jan 31, 2010, at 8:47 PM, Bill Vlahos wrote:

> Good news.
> 
> I converted the Mac .icns file to Windows .ico format using IcoFX on Windows. Now a Windows build icon looks good even though it was built on the Mac.
> 
> I guess Rev 3.5 was able to make a better build image from the flawed original .ico file than Rev 4.
> 
> Thanks for the suggestions Sarah and Jacqueline.
> 
> Bill Vlahos
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> On Jan 31, 2010, at 6:37 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:
> 
>> Sarah Reichelt wrote:
>>> I have noticed this in my Windows apps for ever, but are you saying
>>> that if I build the apps under Windows, this problem will disappear?
>>> I don't know why it happens, but if this is a valid work-around, then I'm happy.
>> 
>> I can't say for sure, I've never used the default Rev app icons for anything except quick tests on my Mac. For cross-platform client work I've always used custom app icons, which I create with IcoFX on Windows (it's free and it works great.) They've always been fine so I didn't know until now there was ever a problem.
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