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Windows 7: Experts how to edit .icon file?

31 Aug 2011   #41
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

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They are in the DDORes.dll in both C:\Windows\System32 and C:\Windows\SysWOW64 for 64-bit.Its a resource hacker job.

Danny
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Thank you!


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31 Aug 2011   #42
zinbart

Win7 x64
 
 

PooMan i have PM'ed you !

New Problem: If i try to convert any .PNG files edited from Photoshop through any online converter i get the message "Conversion failed - Invalid Data"

One converter do convert but also gives the above error.

So whats this problem ?
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31 Aug 2011   #43
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

can you upload a png pic here and we can have a go for you
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31 Aug 2011   #44
PooMan UK

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

I've got this funny feeling that you have to resize your "canvas size" "image size" to 256x256 before you export them to png, then convert them to icons.
It seems some of the conversion software doesn't like it if they are bigger than the converted size
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01 Sep 2011   #45
zinbart

Win7 x64
 
 

Boohbah/Pooman: Facing this error on every .PNG file edited in photoshop. I have done resizing to 256x256, still same error. (Same thing in .PNG files posted by pooman on prior page)


Small New Request: Can u create same slant on other side of the “S” ? (Sample image marked with Red Circle) Also is it possible to make the icon appear smaller when applied as I find the size a little big as compared to others.


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01 Sep 2011   #46
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

ok using the pst rar you posted i opened the image in photoshop edited it by adding three red dots and saved as png then i uploaded it to convertico .com and it was ok and downloaded ok also.

Experts how to edit .icon file?-2011-09-01_2122.png Experts how to edit .icon file?-2011-09-01_2124.png
are you using convertico.com to convert online?
http://www.convertico.com/


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02 Sep 2011   #47
zinbart

Win7 x64
 
 

Boohbah,
I think theres sum miscommunication... i need slant on the other side of the "S" not red dots (The slash in circled in sample)

Yes, the above website converts, but still gives error at the bottom.
And i use the below websites to convert:
iConvert: Convert ico, icns, and png icons online for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux
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02 Sep 2011   #48
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

hahaha, no miscommunication whatsoever, i used the pictures you posted as an example that editing them in photoshop i was still able to convert them to ico, then i gave you a link to the site i am converting with for you to try yourself, i added the red dots so you could see that the image had been edited. so dont panic i am not losing the plot,(atm)
the night is still young.
P.s.
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"Conversion failed - Invalid Data"
at no point did i see this message when converting the icon.
it was the same image you gave us ,so im not quite sure why you get an error message.
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03 Sep 2011   #49
zinbart

Win7 x64
 
 

I got the culprit! It's IE9..... I switched to Firefox and i no longer receiving any conversion errors.

BTW, can you please edit the above icon as i want.

And ya, where ol' buddy PooMan hiding!
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03 Sep 2011   #50
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

well i had a go,first time ive done this,so dont be too harsh.

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