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Windows 7: Icons not showing if I change layout type

02 Jan 2012   #1
CriticalError

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Icons not showing if I change layout type

So I edited the imageres.dll file and edited some icons however the icons don't show. The folder icons only show when the layout is set to large images, but if I set it to list or details or small icons the default icons show, why? look at the images below..

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03 Jan 2012   #2
Bongo

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Did you use a multilayer icon or a single layer icon? Put the icon that you used in a zip folder and post it here so I can look at them.
Jerry
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03 Jan 2012   #3
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Here you go:

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03 Jan 2012   #4
Bongo

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The icon looks OK it is multilayered.
Which icons #s did you change in the imageres.dll?
Jerry
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03 Jan 2012   #5
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Well mostly the folder icons..here are the icons I use:



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03 Jan 2012   #6
Bongo

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I would say part of the problem is you didn't change the right ones for the standard folders.
To do it right you need to change #3, 4, 5, 6, 162 icons
#3 and 4 would be the open folder like the one you used
#5 is the back #6 is the front and 162 is when you have folders within folders. In the screenshot below will show you some examples and they are all multilayered. You might be able to just change #3 and 4 but I am not sure. This tutorial may help you understand it better Folder Icon - Change Default Icon
Let me know if there's something you don't understand.
Jerry
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03 Jan 2012   #7
CriticalError

Windows 7 Ultimate 32
 
 

I think I get it, btw what theme are you using? I want it!
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03 Jan 2012   #8
Bongo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CriticalError View Post
I think I get it, btw what theme are you using? I want it!
Here is what I started with, I have tweaked it with my navigation buttons, the close, min, max buttons from a another theme , icons folders ect.
Jerry
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