Re: viewing .ico files - urgent

Subject: Re: viewing .ico files - urgent
From: "Christopher" <addforlist -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: "Becca Price" <becca_price -at- yahoo -dot- com>, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2000 20:55:44 +0100

I thought .ico files were bitmap files...

I know for example that if I want my own *special* icon, basically I create
something in a drawing/art package, export it as a .bmp, then just change
the file extension to .ico...

Can't you just change the file extension to .bmp and then open that up in
paint?

Sounds too simple to be true, but it's worth a go...

HTH

----- Original Message -----
From: Becca Price <becca_price -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Sent: Tuesday, January 25, 2000 8:19 PM
Subject: viewing .ico files - urgent


> I need to be able to view an .ico file, and save it as
> a bitmap or at least take a screenprint of it - I
> downloaded PaintShop Pro (which I thought could do
> *anything*) but it won't read .icos. the only other
> graphic software i have is Windows Paint and
> PhotoShop, neither of which will open .icos.
>
> Help!
>
> Thanks,
>
> Becca
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