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Post » Thu Apr 02, 2015 9:27 pm

Yes you are, Ashley does not seem to care about that at the time...
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Post » Sat Nov 14, 2015 11:14 am

@ashley any updates on this? Will C2 ever bring support for changing .exe icon? Or will we forever have to do it with 3rd-party programs?
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Post » Tue Apr 26, 2016 11:19 pm

Any news?? This seems pretty essential
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Post » Tue Apr 26, 2016 11:46 pm

Any news?? This seems pretty essential
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Creator of GOV, Project Abyss, Spiritlands & more!
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Post » Wed Apr 27, 2016 11:51 am

You need 3rd-party program to "resource hacker" windows program
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Post » Wed Apr 27, 2016 12:02 pm

I agree it would be nice to have the option directly in C2 when exporting
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Post » Wed Apr 27, 2016 2:35 pm

Yes I agree, it would be more convenient and easy.
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Post » Wed Apr 27, 2016 8:41 pm

I will just leave this recent response from Ashley here:
Ashley wrote:Changing the icon of a Windows executable is suprisingly hard. It uses the ICO format which is an ancient format dragged kicking and screaming from the 16-bit Windows 3.1 days all the way through to 64-bit Windows 10. It never had any decent support in the Windows APIs to write ICO files as far as I am aware, and the documentation on the subject is pretty poor (and absolutely littered with accumulated backwards-compatibility baggage from over the years). So to support this would basically mean spending several days reverse-engineering an old, obscure and poorly documented format. Alternatively there are existing tools that can do this, and we have a lot of much more pressing things to work on, so...
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Post » Mon Mar 06, 2017 3:36 am

I know this is an old thread, just wanted to check if Resource Hacker is still the best way to swap the default nwjs icon for a custom icon?

Ive only just started playing with NWjs for the first time, to get my game on Steam... so I need to learn all the little quirks etc.
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Post » Mon Mar 06, 2017 3:43 am

Artpunk wrote:I know this is an old thread, just wanted to check if Resource Hacker is still the best way to swap the default nwjs icon for a custom icon?
Ive only just started playing with NWjs for the first time, to get my game on Steam... so I need to learn all the little quirks etc.

As far as I know it is but you can surely find other programs which can replace the application icon as well.
Resource Hacker is just the most stable and reliable one, I've included it in my roundup if you want to take a look.

I honestly wouldn't be surprised if C3 adds an option to do this directly but we'll see how desktop exporting in C3 is going to look like in the near future.
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