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how  is  possible extract  icon from exe???

i try  some  _WinAPI_ExtractIconEx

but  i dont  understund  how   use  ,  someone  can  help  :)  please  :)

#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>
 #include <WinAPIShellEx.au3>
 #include <WinAPI.au3>

;Local $sVar = RegRead("HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT", ".avi")
;Local $sVar = RegRead("HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion", "ProgramFilesDir")
;MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "Program files are in:", $sVar)
Global $svar,$svar2
 $sVar = RegRead('HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.avi','')

 $svar2 = RegRead ('HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\'&$sVar&'\shell\open\command','')

;MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "Program files are in:", $sVar2)

;Local $test=_WinAPI_ShellExtractIcon($sVar2, '', 32, 32)
local $iResult = _WinAPI_ExtractIconEx($sVar2, 0, 0, 16, 1)
;Local $test=_WinAPI_ShellGetFileInfo ( $sVar2, $SHGFI_ICON);, 0, 0 )

MsgBox (0,'',$iResult)


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#include <GDIPlus.au3>
#include <WinAPIShellEx.au3>

ExtractIcon(@systemdir & "\notepad.exe", @ScriptDir & "\notepad.png")

Func ExtractIcon($file, $output)
    $hIcon = _WinAPI_ShellExtractIcon($file, 0, 32, 32)
    $pBitmap = _GDIPlus_BitmapCreateFromHICON($hIcon)
    _GDIPlus_ImageSaveToFileEx($pBitmap, $output, _GDIPlus_EncodersGetCLSID("PNG"))

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i  have  a list  in txt  of    file  example:  ciccio.avi , pippo.pdf .....  i want  find by extention a icon   and  use  them in listview

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@faustf - Your variable $svar2 may be returning unwanted data along with the path to the exe. It certainly would do that on my system, where I have something like - "C:Program FilesApplian TechnologiesApplian FLV and Media Playeramp.exe" -I skins2 --started-from-file "%1"

You only want the path inside the first lot of quotes, and everything else should be stripped. It won't work otherwise.

In mikell's good example, you would be using the stripped result for the variable $file.

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#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>
#include <ListViewConstants.au3>
#include <GuiListView.au3>
#include <GuiImageList.au3>

$hGUI = GUICreate("ListView example", 300, 200)

$hListView = _GUICtrlListView_Create($hGUI, "Items|SubItems", 10, 10, 280, 150, $LVS_REPORT, $WS_EX_CLIENTEDGE)

_GUICtrlListView_SetExtendedListViewStyle($hListView, BitOR($LVS_EX_GRIDLINES, $LVS_EX_FULLROWSELECT, _
                                          $LVS_EX_SUBITEMIMAGES, $LVS_EX_INFOTIP))

 Local $sVar = RegRead('HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.avi','')
 Local $svar2 = RegRead ('HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\'&$sVar&'\DefaultIcon','')
 Local $asIcon=StringSplit($svar2,",")

$hImage = _GUIImageList_Create(16, 16, 5, 3)
_GUIImageList_AddIcon($hImage,StringReplace($asIcon[1],'"',''), Int($asIcon[2]))
_GUIImageList_AddIcon($hImage, @SystemDir & "\shell32.dll", 131)
_GUICtrlListView_SetImageList($hListView, $hImage, 1)

_GUICtrlListView_AddItem($hListView, "Test item")


While 1
    Switch GUIGetMsg()
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE


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