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I have a WinForms program with multiple forms. Depending on the parameters passed at launch time a different form will be run. I would like the form opened to override the icon on the taskbar instead of the default icon from the application.
Updated 15-Oct-14 10:13am
BillWoodruff 15-Oct-14 17:55pm    
Are you creating a resource for each Form of Type .ico and executing:

this.Icon = Properties.Resources.iconForFormWhatever;

In each Form's initialization code ?

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For future reference, a quick google search would have given you the answer. Also, you can learn a lot from intellisense if you would have just typed in your form name and then a dot you would have seen Form.Icon.

See[^] for example.
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[no name] 15-Oct-14 15:55pm    
The question is, is that answer really the total truth?
ZurdoDev 15-Oct-14 15:57pm    
Feel free to add your own solution if you have a different way.
[no name] 15-Oct-14 16:02pm    
That was not a criticism, only a note ;)

I don't have "the solution". I came to the same answer with Google...and then I asked myself, maybe there is another way to cheat the Icon for taskbar....
MeritUSA 15-Oct-14 16:00pm    
That doesn't seem to work for me. Every one of the forms has it's own icon already and it displays on the form, but not on the Windows taskbar.
The project icon is the default icon. Depending on the form that is run I want the forms ICON to show on the taskbar not the default project icon.
ZurdoDev 15-Oct-14 16:03pm    
There are several suggestions on that page, for example, if you use a certain borderstyle or if you are doing win 7 or win8.

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