ShowIcon – Extract an icon from a file and show it

Private Declare Function ExtractIcon Lib "shell32.dll" Alias "ExtractIconA" _    (ByVal hInst As Long, ByVal lpszExeFileName As String, _    ByVal nIconIndex As Long) As LongPrivate Declare Function DrawIcon Lib "user32" (ByVal hDC As Long, _    ByVal X As Long, ByVal Y As Long, ByVal hIcon As Long) As Long' Extract an icon from a file and display it on a Form or PictureBox' (in general, any control that has the hDC property)'' Returns True if successful'' FILENAME is the file that contains the icon' ICONINDEX is the number of the icon to extract from the file (zero-based)' HDC is a valid Device Context handle' X,Y are the coordinates in the picturebox where the icon should be displayed'' Example:'    ' display the first icon in SHELL32.DLL'    ShowIcon "C:WINDOWSSYSTEMSHELL32.DLL", 0, Picture1.hDC, 0, 0Function ShowIcon(ByVal FileName As String, ByVal iconIndex As Long, _    ByVal hDC As Long, ByVal X As Long, ByVal Y As Long) As Boolean    Dim hIcon As Long    ' extract the icon    hIcon = ExtractIcon(App.hInstance, FileName, iconIndex)    If hIcon Then        ' if non null display it        DrawIcon hDC, X, Y, hIcon        ' signal success        ShowIcon = True    End IfEnd Sub

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