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getting icons for my applications and inserting them into buttons

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hi
i have an application that has got buttons and i want to make them look a little bit nicer

i would need to download them from some place and then insert

my question?

can anybody tell me where to get icons like that ?

how to insert the icon into the button?

thank you
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If you are using TButton components then you can't assign a icon (glyph) to it. You will need to use a TbitBtn or TSpeedButton component. Each has a Glyph Property, which you can assign a image to at design time, or at runtime

MyButton.Glyph.LoadFromFile('MyImage.bmp');

There are some free common button glyphs here.

www.glyfx.com

There are also many other places to get more button glyphs.

such as

http://www.raize.com/DevTools/Tools/RzBmps.htm

try using google to search for button glyphs or button images


Hope this helps!

Shane
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by:gandalf_the_white
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with this little program you can extract the icons from any exe or dll

http://www2.educ.umu.se/~cobian/cobicon.htm

i normally don't use TButtons but TImages as they have the same funtionalities
and can show Pictures

regards
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