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Before you begin:
The bitmap images for the classes installed on the machine are stored in some system area. These images are more of a general kind and illustrate functionality groups rather than individual classes.

With a few API calls VFP application can access these images and display them in TreeView and ListView controls as icons.

As the picture above shows, the list is definitely OS and machine configuration specific.

See also:
  • System Image List Viewer
  • Displaying the associated icons and descriptions for files and folders
  • How to find an application associated with the file name
  • How to obtain Content-Type value for a file type from the System Registry
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    Created: 2008-12-18 18:05:42  
    Modified: 2010-05-13 09:58:02  
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    For me the most interesting part in this code is not the getting access to the image list but the way the bitmaps from it are made icons in the TreeView control.
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