Multiple icons in a single resource file
Posted on 2011-03-14
I have a Visual Studio 2008 solution that has multiple projects (a few executables and a lib).
I'm bundling all the resources that are used in any of the projects in a single Resource.rc (and a single resource.h) file. I tried to seperate the resources per project but that is a hassle, especially due to the "automatic" numbering of the resources which gives conflicts between the projects.
It all works fine but now i would like to have different icons for the different executables (the program icon that shows on the desktop or in the start menu). Do i still have to make a Resource.rc file per-project just for this icon? Or is there another way?