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This code shows how to retrieve icon resources from EXE and DLL files using the ExtractIcon.



See also:
  • How to extract icon resources from EXE or DLL and save them in .ICO files
  • How to extract the icon resources from an EXE or DLL and save them in image files
  • Converting image file to .ICO file

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    Created: 2001-08-21 12:00:00  
    Modified: 2009-11-16 10:17:26  
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    Listed functions:
    DestroyIcon
    DrawIcon
    ExtractIcon
    GetDC
    GetFocus
    GetModuleFileName
    GetModuleHandle
    LoadIcon
    ReleaseDC
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    My comment:
    Notice that the icons drawn on the form disappear after covering this form by another window or minimizing and then maximizing it.

    An icon stored in memory can be saved as icon file. Code sample Converting image file to .ICO file explains how to create .ICO file from HICON handle.

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    Read Icons in Win32 article wriiten by John Hornick from MS Corp.

    MSDN article Using Icons describes how to perform certain tasks related to icons: creating, displaying, sharing Icon resources.

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