Re: Can LoadIcon be used to load the icon of another process
"a" <email@example.com> wrote in message
Hello LoadIcon take HInstance as one of its parameters. We usually use
LoadIcon to load the icon of the current process instance:
Can it be used to load the icon resource of another process?
What you apparently want is to extract an icon from another executable
(whether or not there's actually a running process backed by this
executable). Call LoadLibraryEx on it with LOAD_LIBRARY_AS_DATAFILE |
LOAD_LIBRARY_AS_IMAGE_RESOURCE flags (you can do it with an EXE as well
as a DLL). That'll give you an HINSTANCE (technically an HMODULE, but
these are the same thing and can be used interchangeably) which you can
pass to LoadIcon and other resource-loading functions.
See also ExtractIcon[Ex], ExtractAssociatedIcon.
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