Changing icons...

SSG T

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Is there any way to change the icon that will open a specific Excel form/spreadsheet? i.e. I make a form in Excel & want to put an original icon with it for people to use on their desktop.
 

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bjwillingham

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Right mouse click on the desktop icon and select properties. It should give you a button to 'change icon'.
 

SSG T

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That's not working. I'm not getting the change icon button.
 

torweb

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I think you can only change a shortcut Icon's image. Changing the actual Excel App Icon is another story. I've been there!

Right Clicking on a shortcut Icon will give you the option of finding the original application or changing the Icon image, however that image won't follow the Icon from computer to computer. You would need to do this routine to each shortcut Icon, on each computer.

There are other ways, but I don't know how involved you want to get with this.
 
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