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Change Icon in console app

Posted on 2004-08-08
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How do i Change the Icon in console application? i dont want the standard .exe icon.
and also can you change the icon programatically based on parameters?
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Create an *.rc file with the following contents:

//----------------------------------
MAINICON ICON "YourIcon.ico"
//----------------------------------

And make sure you have an icon file named YourIcon.ico in the same folder. Next add:

{$R 'Yourfile.res' 'YourFile.rc'}

to the main source of your project. This will compile the YourFile.rc to an *.res file and include it in your console application. Since consoles normally don't have a *.res file with icons, this icon will be the one that's displayed.
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