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CMDIFrameWnd* pFrame = new CMainFrame;
if (!pFrame)
    return FALSE;
m_pMainWnd = pFrame;
// create main MDI frame window
if (!pFrame->LoadFrame(IDR_MAINFRAME))
    return FALSE;
I have created MDI application which has one toolbar (With 5 buttons, coming through a Toolbar.bmp image)
Now, instead of showing the default images, I want to show my custom ones and replaced the used toolbar bitmap with my new; But surprisingly it is crashing in pImage->LoadFrame(..);
Any Idea why it is crashing? I just replaced the BMP image with same number of buttons!! (Custom Toolbar.bmp)
enhzflep: Altered tags. Removed MDI, added MFC, Toolbar
Posted 12-May-13 7:26am
Edited 12-May-13 17:53pm
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enhzflep at 12-May-13 12:44pm
Quite possibly (probably?) an issue with image encoding. I'd check the following:
1) Dimensions
2) Bit depth
3) Byte ordering - rgb or bgr
iDebD at 12-May-13 13:04pm
1) Dimensions are different: Previously 80x15, now 160 x 32
2) Bit Depth: Previously 4, now 24
3) Both RGB
I have to use this BMP, no clue how to fit this current projet? Dimensions are not problem as this can be modified;
enhzflep at 12-May-13 22:48pm
I'll assume this was intended for me (as is the only sane thing to do) - You should hit the ( "<- Reply" button to the right of a person's comment to respond to them. The "Have a Question or Comment" button is for responding to the original question, or a solution. Whichever the button follows.
Anyhow, the problem is the bit-depth. MFC organizes an internal image-list to hold the bitmaps. It's a 4 bit image list...
Here's a solution at stackoverflow: Higher bit-depth for MFC toolbar icons

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