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ms access + image from database

Posted on 2011-02-10
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I have seen an image (icon) in a database that i would like to use, is there anyway to extract the image or save it somewhere?
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Helen Feddema earned 2000 total points
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You can capture it with Alt-PrtScrn (or an image capturing program such as Screen Shot), crop it as needed and save it to an image file.  Then you can select it as an image for a command button (for example).
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And I would download this free killer tool:

http://www.irfanview.com

This will convert any image format to any other image format.  So, you can easily create an actual .ICO file.

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btw ... I just that tool frequently in conjunction with:

http://www.axialis.com/

Not free, but almost :-)

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While not free, Snagit is the best tool I have found for grabbing parts of the screen. It is well worth he price.   I could not live without it. I use it it all the time.
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Agree. Snagit.  Robo Screen Capture was excellent, which I have, but no longer easily found.

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