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Where can I get the collection of icons (*.ico file) for VB6.0 entriprise, win95/98.

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by:fbtcell
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With my VB, i have it in the directory :
(..) Microsoft Visual Studio\Common\Graphics\Icons
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by:pkimk
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In Microsoft Visual Studio\Common\Graphics\Icons is too common used. I want more choice, other than this.
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by:Ark
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Hi
take a look at http://vbaccelerator.com/iconlib.htm
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Take an other look at http://www.freefever.com/graphics
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fbtcell

Icons is nice at that site you suggested. Unfortunely, I want *.ico file not *.gif
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If you can not find icon you need at http://vbaccelerator.com/iconlib.htm, take a look at  http://www.coolarchive.com/icons.cfm - there are more 4000 icons. If it's not enough for you, try http://www.cs.indiana.edu/picons/ftp/index.html. If all above doesn't help - you have to draw icons yourself <smile>
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by:fbtcell
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When i go to that Web site (http://www.freefever.com/graphics), i right click on the GIF image, and save it as a BMP file.

Then with Paint i copy the image (or a part of it) into the clipboard, and paste it in my icon designer tool (Visual C++ for example).

It's a little bit manual, but it works fine and i made very cute icons that way.


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by:riduce
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You can convert the gif into Icons. try with IconDigger

http://home4u.hongkong.com/_H4U/technology/programming/biu/files/icondigr.zip
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riduce please lock Q_10317204.

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by:Bruce5234
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The hongkong link didn't work for me but I was able to find  "Icon Digger 2000.exe" at this site:

http://soft.biugates.com

It can extract icon files from exe files and convert bmp files to icons.
But it doesn't do gifs.

But I did find "XnView.exe" at this site:

http://www.xnview.com

It can convert from 400 different graphis to about 40 different graphics.
It can convert a whole folder of files at once - including gifs to windows icon files.
I know, I just did it.

It has many editing features also - and the best part - they were both free downloads!

I hope this helps you all.
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