Adding an icon to a menu entry... solved

Brian Lunergan ff809 at
Fri May 23 03:21:10 UTC 2008

Charlie Kravetz wrote:
<trimmed for the sake of brevity>

> It is not the wrong file type, it's how to display the files. Bring up
> properties,click in the box on the left, browse to the /eclipse folder.
> Now you have to click on "open" at the bottom right of the window.
> Double-clicking the folder won't work. After you left-click the "open"
> button, you should be able to choose the icon.xpm file.
> Yes, I have spent a _lot_ of time fighting with this.
> good luck,

That was the ticket. The menu entry finally has its own icon in place,
instead of that goofy looking looking graphic it uses when nothing more
appropriate is available.

My thanks for the help. Much appreciated.


Brian Lunergan
Nepean, Ontario

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