Portable file icons

Features wanted...
Post Reply
40k
Posts: 234
Joined: 09 Dec 2011 21:25

Portable file icons

Post by 40k »

I may have missed something as we do have portable file associations.
Can Explorer also do portable file icons?
I develop scripts that integrate media functionality into Xyplorer.
Hash - Twitch.tv in VLC (NEW 2.0!) - FFmpeg GUI - Youtube downloading
XYplorer for Linux! Tutorial

eil
Posts: 1260
Joined: 13 Jan 2011 19:44

Re: Portable file icons

Post by eil »

no. it's registry-dependant. and even thought something may be done, that will be too heavy for swift browsing.

admin
Site Admin
Posts: 50945
Joined: 22 May 2004 16:48
Location: Cologne, Win 8.1, Win 10
Contact:

Re: Portable file icons

Post by admin »

Today I try to do something... :twisted:
FAQ | XY News RSS | XY Twitter | Stay home! 🎸 Or wear a mask! 😷

admin
Site Admin
Posts: 50945
Joined: 22 May 2004 16:48
Location: Cologne, Win 8.1, Win 10
Contact:

Re: Portable file icons

Post by admin »

Done! :ugeek: 8) :mrgreen:
FAQ | XY News RSS | XY Twitter | Stay home! 🎸 Or wear a mask! 😷

serendipity
Posts: 3357
Joined: 07 May 2007 18:14
Location: NJ/NY

Re: Portable file icons

Post by serendipity »

admin wrote:Done! :ugeek: 8) :mrgreen:
WOW! :appl:

klownboy
Posts: 3198
Joined: 28 Feb 2012 19:27

Re: Portable file icons

Post by klownboy »

Another WOW and thanks! 8)

admin
Site Admin
Posts: 50945
Joined: 22 May 2004 16:48
Location: Cologne, Win 8.1, Win 10
Contact:

Re: Portable file icons

Post by admin »

Yep, it's spectacular. Does anybody know a file manager that can do this? Total icon control, generic and specific, files and folders, entire GUI, fully portable, full speed, simple usage? I don't. Not even close. :biggrin:
FAQ | XY News RSS | XY Twitter | Stay home! 🎸 Or wear a mask! 😷

eil
Posts: 1260
Joined: 13 Jan 2011 19:44

Re: Portable file icons

Post by eil »

damn, i so much used icons and folder-walls in past, then dumped it 'cause of portability, and now i need to gather icons again. :twisted: don't know how Don managed to make it fluent though :appl:

FluxTorpedoe
Posts: 777
Joined: 05 Oct 2011 13:15

Re: Portable file icons

Post by FluxTorpedoe »

YAW!
(Yet Another WOW!) :biggrin:

Hmmm just thinking aloud - don't be mad! :twisted:
CTBs and SC menus already support multiple-icons apps/libraries - which can even be browsed in the Properties pane.
So do you think it would be feasible to add the " /#" suffix support in PFI (without too much work)?

For example, it would be perfect for all kind of "virtual" folders or replicas of system folders, e.g. when you use your own "My ..." without the garbage that pollutes the official ones:
?:\Personal\My Documents\>%winsysdir%\shell32.dll /127

Marco
Posts: 2309
Joined: 27 Jun 2011 15:20

Re: Portable file icons

Post by Marco »

I haven't used PFI but seems like one of those things that will make me lose days and days looking for cute icons for each file type I encounter :biggrin: :mrgreen:
Just a concern: if *.fnd is associated to Search Tabs, what happens to "real" *.fnd files?
Tag Backup - SimpleUpdater - XYplorer Messenger - The Unofficial XYplorer Archive - Everything in XYplorer
Don sees all [cit. from viewtopic.php?p=124094#p124094]

admin
Site Admin
Posts: 50945
Joined: 22 May 2004 16:48
Location: Cologne, Win 8.1, Win 10
Contact:

Re: Portable file icons

Post by admin »

Marco wrote:I haven't used PFI but seems like one of those things that will make me lose days and days looking for cute icons for each file type I encounter :biggrin: :mrgreen:
Just a concern: if *.fnd is associated to Search Tabs, what happens to "real" *.fnd files?
Same as without PFI: both have the same icon.
FAQ | XY News RSS | XY Twitter | Stay home! 🎸 Or wear a mask! 😷

admin
Site Admin
Posts: 50945
Joined: 22 May 2004 16:48
Location: Cologne, Win 8.1, Win 10
Contact:

Re: Portable file icons

Post by admin »

FluxTorpedoe wrote:Hmmm just thinking aloud - don't be mad! :twisted:
CTBs and SC menus already support multiple-icons apps/libraries - which can even be browsed in the Properties pane.
So do you think it would be feasible to add the " /#" suffix support in PFI (without too much work)?

For example, it would be perfect for all kind of "virtual" folders or replicas of system folders, e.g. when you use your own "My ..." without the garbage that pollutes the official ones:
?:\Personal\My Documents\>%winsysdir%\shell32.dll /127
No, forget it. That would be speed and memory wise a totally different story. But there are apps that can extract all icons from shell32.dll in a second and save them as ICO files.
FAQ | XY News RSS | XY Twitter | Stay home! 🎸 Or wear a mask! 😷

Enternal
Posts: 1174
Joined: 10 Jan 2012 18:26

Re: Portable file icons

Post by Enternal »

Wow thank you Don! This is a great feature! But... unfortunately I don't like it very much because like Marco said, you end up spending up a lot of time searching for cute icons. I mean, last night after downloading the latest beta and playing with the feature, I ended up spending 3 hours looking for cool and cute icons. :mrgreen:

@ Marco
Use nirsoft's IconExtract.
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/iconsext.html

Love their softwares. Anyway, you can use that software to extract all icons from various executables, dlls, and shell32.dll all in one go.

Filehero
Posts: 2421
Joined: 27 Feb 2012 18:50
Location: Windows 10 Pro x64

Re: Portable file icons

Post by Filehero »

Enternal wrote:....I mean, last night after downloading the latest beta and playing with the feature, I ended up spending 3 hours looking for cool and cute icons. :mrgreen:
Please update Show off your Xyplorer! with your first icon configs.


Cheers,
Filehero

Borut
Posts: 1390
Joined: 19 Oct 2010 19:29

Re: Portable file icons

Post by Borut »

Is the pattern 2*.txt supposed to work (meaning: files positioned anywhere, having names starting with 2 and the extension txt), or was I expecting too much?
Win 7 Pro 64bit

Post Reply