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Display custom icon for database

Posted on 2014-11-12
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I want to display a custom icon for a database.  The file is a .bmp file.  I have tried File > Options > Current Database > Application Icon and browsed to the file but when I restart the database and close it the desktop icon is still the default Access icon.

What am I doing wrong?

--Steve
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by:SteveL13
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The icon I have chosen does appear on the taskbar.  But is there a way to change the default desktop icon just for this one database?
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Gustav Brock earned 500 total points
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Only by creating a shortcut to open the database. This shortcut can be assigned any icon.

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Got it.  Thanks.
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by:Gustav Brock
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You are welcome!

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