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loadicon (user32)
 
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Summary

C# Signature:

[DllImport("user32.dll")]
static extern IntPtr LoadIcon(IntPtr hInstance, string lpIconName);

For loading icon-resource identified as integer ID

[DllImport("user32.dll")]
static extern IntPtr LoadIcon(IntPtr hInstance, IntPtr lpIconName);

VB Signature:

<DllImport("user32.dll")> _
Private Shared Function LoadIcon(ByVal hInstance As IntPtr, ByVal lpIconName As String) As IntPtr
End Function

' For loading icon-resource identified as integer ID
<DllImport("user32.dll")> _
Private Shared Function LoadIcon(ByVal hInstance As IntPtr, ByVal lpIconName As IntPtr) As IntPtr
End Function

User-Defined Types:

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Notes:

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Tips & Tricks:

To load system icons, provide IntPtr.Zero for hInstance, and use one of the values of SystemIcons for lpIconName

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Documentation
LoadIcon on MSDN

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