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LoadPicture error with icon files

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Last Modified: 2015-07-25
I'm completing an Access add-in which provides a visual interface for creating shortcut menus.

I am using the LoadPicture method to load image files into the Picture property of shortcut menu controls and this works great for jpg, bmp, and gif files, but not with icon files.  Every question I've looked at on all of the various on-line forums indicates that icon files in 16x16 or 32x32 are acceptable with True Colors or 256 color attributes, but every icon file I try to upload fails and raises an undocumented error (#-2140724809).
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