This dialog lets
you search and open an icon (ico
), cursor (cur
), image (png
or import the icon/cursor from an executable file (exe
etc.) or icon libraries (icl
The dialog consists of the following controls:
Scan folder - clicking this
button starts scanning
at the current folder. When scanning, this button changes to Stop
The program ends the scanning when all files have been checked.
For faster scanning you should reduce the search area, scanning each
separately or specify properties of the object (type, sizes, color
When you open the dialog, the
folder you used last time is automatically opened.
Subfolders - if this
flag is checked, the subdirectories in the chosen folder will also be scanned
Folder history - this
shows the directories
which recently opened files were opened from or saved to. This can be
used to quickly go to a directory that you have used.
Source folders - this is
where you select the folder you want to scan. It can be either a local or network folder
Files - a list of the
retrieved files with the information about the number of icons they contain, and their paths.
When you click on a file, the first object in it is selected automatically.
Mask for scanned files - in
this field, you can set masks for scanned files (separating them with a comma). Some
frequently used sets of masks have been incorporated, which you can select from
the drop down menu.
If you change a mask during
the process of scanning, it will only apply if you stop scanning and start again.
Type of objects - you can
select the type of
objects you would like to find from this list. You can choose an icon,
cursor, image or all types. For example, if you want to open an icon,
and cursors will be ignored, hence improving scan time.
Size - you should select
object sizes for searching
from this drop down list. If You don't know the sizes, or it is
non-standard, mark the all formats item
Colors - you should select
color depths of the required objects from this dropping out list
Filenames - if check box
enabled under objects,
filenames are shown
Formats - if check box
enabled under objects, format info is shown
Images filter - the types
of the retrieved objects, their sizes and color depths are indicated in this drop down
list. Here, you can specify what objects should be shown.
This filter operates only for
viewing objects but not for editing
Objects - the retrieved
objects are displayed in this area
Info - the information of the
selected object is displayed here:
- the type of the object (icon or cursor)
- the serial number in the file
- the size of the selected image
- the color depth of the selected image
- the coordinates of a hot spot (for the cursor)
Name - filename of the
Path - path to the selected object
Open action - one of four
methods to open the object is selected from this drop down list:
- open icon - open all image formats of the selected object
- add icon - add all image formats of the selected object to already edited formats
- open selected image format only - open selected image format only
- add selected format only - add selected image format only to already edited formats