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I want to set icon for shell extension (windows shell menu), but seams it only accepts bitmap files. how can I Load icon or PNG in this case.

What I have tried:

Right now I Load bitmap files and use some function to make it transparent.
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Updated 8-Feb-18 8:15am
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Solution 1

There are two things you can pursue : one is to search on this site for "shell extension" and you will see a large number of articles written on the topic. Another is to use an image handling library like CxImage to do this which you can find on this site.
   

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