The application icon

For windows this is what you have to do for having an icon associated with your application:

1. put your icon file, called something like myappico.ico, in your project source folder.

2. create a resource file, named something like myapp.rc, in the source folder.

That would be a plain text file containing just one line, something like this:


3. in your, or whatever is its name, file add a line stating that it has to refer to the just created .rc file:

RC_FILE = myapp.rc

Recompile, and now your application should be associated to your new icon.

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