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Weirdly resized main form icon

Posted on 2010-04-02
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Last Modified: 2013-12-17

I've added an icon to the main form of the app, but visual studio keeps making it look like it's been badly resized (see attachment picture, never had any trouble with this before).
I've tried resizing it manually to multiple sizes (16x16, 24x24, 32x32) but it doesn't help, it still looks that way. What's even weirder is that if I save it as a png and load it in the toolbar it gets resized correctly and looks ok.

Is there a way to make it look/resize correctly? Maybe this an OS problem (still using XP)?
(seems like EE doesn't allow ico files, uploaded the icon in use here: http://www.mediafire.com/?eltxrqnmink )
Question by:Toster

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The reason that for some reason the resolution of the toolbar icon is correctly scaled from the original icon, but the window icon is not correctly scaling. This hints that the aspect ratio for the window icon is somehow an unusual one. I would suggest looking at what type of window the form is being created as. Is it a tool window, system window, etc. Also see if it is because the theme you have applied is causing the icons for windows to be resized incorrectly. Aka change back to the the default windows theme and see if this solves the problem. Any further information you can provide would be useful including code.

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You were right, it was the theme! I can't believe it. It never happened with other icons.. Thanks, would have never thought of this ^^

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