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How would a guy at Microsoft...

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....open Windows's Calc?
I want to integrate a shortcut to Windows Calc in my application.
Ok, it seems quite str8 forward:
1. put a button / link label, whatever on a form
2. grab Calc's icon from system32\calc.exe and attach it to the
button, etc, if needed.
3. Call Process.Start("calc.exe") when the button is clicked.

Anyway, I wonder how a guy at MS would:
1. Get Calc's icon. That is, is there another way of "stealing" the
icon?
2. Start Calc.

Oct 9 '07 #1
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Well! I'm not a "guy at Microsoft", but:

1) If you absolutely *must* have the actual icon from Calc.exe, there are a
number of freeware programs that will extract icons for you. Or, just find an
icon you like and use that (much easier).
2) Is correct.
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"nano2k" wrote:
....open Windows's Calc?
I want to integrate a shortcut to Windows Calc in my application.
Ok, it seems quite str8 forward:
1. put a button / link label, whatever on a form
2. grab Calc's icon from system32\calc.exe and attach it to the
button, etc, if needed.
3. Call Process.Start("calc.exe") when the button is clicked.

Anyway, I wonder how a guy at MS would:
1. Get Calc's icon. That is, is there another way of "stealing" the
icon?
2. Start Calc.

Oct 9 '07 #2

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