Easy Req: Add a 16x16 program icon to some window title bars

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bull
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Easy Req: Add a 16x16 program icon to some window title bars

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hi,

Please add a lovely program icon (16x16) on the window titles for both UsbSafelyremove and Zentimo products. You could easily implement this in next minor updates.

I made the following below to show you what I mean:
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thanks for reading
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Anton
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Re: Easy Req: Add a 16x16 program icon to some window title

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Hello,

Thank you for your suggestion. We will consider it for future versions of the program.
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Re: Easy Req: Add a 16x16 program icon to some window title

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Yes good,

Request is for both UsbSafelyRemove and Zentimo, plus any other app you release. It just looks better to see that icon. Thank you.
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Re: Easy Req: Add a 16x16 program icon to some window title

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bull wrote:Yes good,

Request is for both UsbSafelyRemove and Zentimo, plus any other app you release. It just looks better to see that icon. Thank you.
Hi Bull,
Actually this is an interesting idea, but it may be a bit unusual for a Windows user, since usually in Windows apps have icon only in main app window, all other dialogs of app like settings, properties and etc do not have an icon in the window title.

E.g. take a look at Google Chrome:
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Re: Easy Req: Add a 16x16 program icon to some window title

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Actually this is an interesting idea, but it may be a bit unusual for a Windows user, since usually in Windows apps have icon only in main app window, all other dialogs of app like settings, properties and etc do not have an icon in the window title.
However the Kaspersky Anti-virus has got an icon on all its windows... :D

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Re: Easy Req: Add a 16x16 program icon to some window title

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Both you guys are correct in that some apps have it but generally most don't.

The obvious capability is there and available for dev's to use, however I guess most dev's overlook the feature. In the past, when contacting dev's like yourselves, I have often raised the suggestion of this feature along with other app requests. Another one relating to icon's I often raise is support for 256x256 Vista/7 image size within their icons too :)

Here are screenshots of apps that have it and a lot that don't:
(screenshots were taken on my non-Aero Vista sp1)
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Re: Easy Req: Add a 16x16 program icon to some window title

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Please update this thread if you add the feature in future. Please update this thread just to notify me. Something like 'dear bull, we have now added this feature into [product+version]'

thank you
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Re: Easy Req: Add a 16x16 program icon to some window title

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Have you decided on adding this in a next update?

It would be nice for just the 'Options' and 'About' windows of USBSR.. Or maybe all windows why not
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Have you decided on adding this in a next update?
Not yet. We will let you know when we do that.
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Re: Easy Req: Add a 16x16 program icon to some window title

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This feature could make 4.6 final??
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bull wrote:This feature could make 4.6 final??
Unfortunately no.
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Re: Easy Req: Add a 16x16 program icon to some window title

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To Igor and all USBSR developers,

this is a lovely (very small) feature which all Windows developers can make use of. It adds beauty and recognition to a Windows GUI interface for the user and is not difficult to add (I suggested to another developer of a different app and he liked it and implemented it in his next build).

It is for all users who use and enjoy USBSR.
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