Icon Maker

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    Icon Maker

    Ok i was fooling around in The Icon Maker thing in C++ visual
    And have no idea how could i make it so the Pic i made on that to be my Icon...

    PLease Help if not then ill search fourm and google

    But really hopin from you guys
    I love programming

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    Edit the resource file that your program uses.

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    An icon is a "resource"

    A resource is something that's included in the exe file, but is not executable machine code. (Icons, cursors, bitmaps)

    First, you have to have a resource script included in your build.
    The Icon has to be part of that resource script.

    Here's the sequence (maybe not 100% accurate?):

    Project
    Add To Project
    New
    Resource Script (name it)
    Insert
    Resource
    Icon (new, import etc.)
    [Rebuild]

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