Windows Icon Questions


#1

Hey guys,

I’m not using VC++ so resource icons aren’t handled for me - how can I embed an icon into my app so that it will show up in the alt-tab menu and the task bar?

Thank you very much.


#2

I’ve no idea how you’d do it without VC++. Maybe a good idea would be to use VC++?


#3

I will have to do that for my release build then.

After you’ve fallen for Eclipse there’s no going back :smiley:


#4

For interested parties, I figured out the procedure…

Download windres.exe: http://users.ncrvnet.nl/gmvdijk/windres.zip

Then follow the answer here: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/708238/how-do-i-add-an-icon-to-a-mingw-gcc-compiled-executable