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applying an icon to a shortcut

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ok this is some of the basic of the basic stuff but i cant just get it to go through like i want it to can anyone assist

FileCreateShortcut("c:\icas\PRD_-_Sunrise_Clinical_Manager.ica","c:\documents and settings\all users\desktop\Sunrise Clinical Manager (Production)","c:\icas\Sunrise_Live.ico")

FileCreateShortcut("c:\icas\PRD_-_Sunrise_Clinical_Manager.ica", "c:\documents and settings\all users\desktop\Sunrise Clinical Manager (Production)"[,"c:\icas\Sunrise_Live"])

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Your parameters for the command are in the wrong place the command for FileCreateShortcut is:

FileCreateShortcut ( "file", "lnk" [, "workdir" [, "args" [, "desc" [, "icon" [, "hotkey" [, icon number [, state]]]]]]] )

You are putting the icon information in the workingdir location. The parameters in "[]" brackets are optional, but if you're using a parameter such as the icon one, you need to use all the parameters before it. Some of the commands allow the use of the "Default" keyword, some allow the use of -1 in place of the information, but to be safe use full working parameters until you know which ones will allow replacements.

You'd want to use something like this:

FileCreateShortcut("c:\icas\PRD_-_Sunrise_Clinical_Manager.ica","c:\documents and settings\all users\desktop\Sunrise Clinical Manager (Production)","c:\icas\" , "" , "" , "c:\icas\Sunrise_Live.ico")

Edit: Too many parentheses

Edited by BrewManNH

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The icon is the SIXTH parameter of that function, see the help file. Optional parameters can be left off the end of your list, but the ones before the last parameter used must be present, even if defaulted:

$sFile = "c:\icas\PRD_-_Sunrise_Clinical_Manager.ica"
$sLink = "c:\documents and settings\all users\desktop\Sunrise Clinical Manager (Production)"
$sIcon = "c:\icas\Sunrise_Live.ico"
FileCreateShortcut($sFile, $sLink, Default, Default, Default, $sIcon)

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The icon is the SIXTH parameter of that function, see the help file. Optional parameters can be left off the end of your list, but the ones before the last parameter used must be present, even if defaulted:

$sFile = "c:\icas\PRD_-_Sunrise_Clinical_Manager.ica"
$sLink = "c:\documents and settings\all users\desktop\Sunrise Clinical Manager (Production)"
$sIcon = "c:\icas\Sunrise_Live.ico"
FileCreateShortcut($sFile, $sLink, Default, Default, Default, $sIcon)

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