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Add button to Toolbar

Post by meRobs » Tue Jul 06, 2010 5:20 am

I would like to add a few buttons to the Browser Toolbar, maybe for Copy to, Move to and Toggle Thumbnails.
I realise that there is already a File Operation button, but it requires use of its drop-down menu.

In Options > Toolbar > Browser, I can use the drop down menu to add a Cmd (for Copy and Move to, etc), but where can I get suitable Icons for them?

Secondly, where can I find (or create) a Cmd for Toggle Thumbnails (preferably 'with labels')??

I would greatly appreciate help for this.
Thanks in advance.
Robin

I have version 1.97.5 in XP

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Re: Add button to Toolbar

Post by xnview » Tue Jul 06, 2010 2:07 pm

meRobs wrote:In Options > Toolbar > Browser, I can use the drop down menu to add a Cmd (for Copy and Move to, etc), but where can I get suitable Icons for them?
There is no icons, so you can use your own icon...
Secondly, where can I find (or create) a Cmd for Toggle Thumbnails (preferably 'with labels')??
Sorry there is no CMD for that
Pierre.

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Re: Add button to Toolbar

Post by meRobs » Wed Jul 07, 2010 12:23 am

Thanks Pierre
I shall try and create or get an Icon from somewhere.

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Re: Add button to Toolbar

Post by XnTriq » Wed Jul 07, 2010 7:00 pm

Taken from Windows XP's shell32.dll:
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p85467.zip
cmd_CopyTo.ico
cmd_MoveTo.ico
(1.99 KiB) Downloaded 117 times

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Re: Add button to Toolbar

Post by meRobs » Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:24 pm

Thanks XnTriq!
I have just discovered the App: IconCollector and using it I was able to open shell32.dll.
However, I couldn't see your icons. You must have a different version of OS (I have XP SP3 Home).
Thanks again.

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Re: Add button to Toolbar

Post by XnTriq » Wed Jul 07, 2010 11:00 pm

Hi meRobs :-)

Having extracted bitmap resource #215 from shell32.dll with an old freeware utility similar to these, ...
... I converted the resulting 32-bit BMP file with XnView to PNG format. Then I cropped the individual buttons and saved them as ICOs using an Icon Editor.

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Re: Add button to Toolbar

Post by XnTriq » Sat Jul 10, 2010 6:45 pm

I've just found out that you don't need a specialized tool for extracting these resources. Just point Internet Explorer 6 @ Windows XP to the following addresses, and voilà:
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    res://shell32.dll/2/204
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    res://shell32.dll/2/205
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    res://shell32.dll/2/206
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    res://shell32.dll/2/207
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    res://shell32.dll/2/214
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    res://shell32.dll/2/215
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    res://shell32.dll/2/216
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    res://shell32.dll/2/217
If IE 7 or 8 is installed on your system, there should also be a file named ieframe.dll somewhere. Bitmap resources #214/#215 contain the Vista-style versions of the “Copy to” and “Move to” icons.
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    res://ieframe.dll/2/204
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    res://ieframe.dll/2/205
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    res://ieframe.dll/2/206
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    res://ieframe.dll/2/207
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    res://ieframe.dll/2/214
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    res://ieframe.dll/2/215
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    res://ieframe.dll/2/216
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    res://ieframe.dll/2/217
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    res://ieframe.dll/2/697
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    res://ieframe.dll/2/699
Can someone confirm this, please?

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Re: Add button to Toolbar

Post by meRobs » Sun Jul 11, 2010 10:06 pm

The shell32.dll images are also available in XP with IE 8

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Re: Add button to Toolbar

Post by XnTriq » Sun Jul 11, 2010 10:45 pm

meRobs wrote:The shell32.dll images are also available in XP with IE 8
Turns out that IE can even extract resources form XnView's executable :o

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res://C:\Program%20Files\XnView\xnview.exe/2/ABOUTICON
Microsoft Knowledge Base ([url=http://support.microsoft.com/kb/220830]INFO: Syntax of the Res: Protocol and Some Known Related Issues[/url]) wrote:The Res: protocol specifies a resource that will be obtained from a module, and uses the following syntax:

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res://sFile[/sType]/sID
where the tokens for this code are as follows:
  • sFile. Path and file name of the module that contains the resource.
  • sType. Optional. String or numeric resource type. This can be either a custom resource, or one of the RT_ predefined resource types that is described in the FindResource function reference. If this parameter is not specified, the default resource type is RT_HTML.
  • sID. String or numeric identifier of the resource.

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