Icon is stuck as the default Ren'py icon. How do I fix this?

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Icon is stuck as the default Ren'py icon. How do I fix this?

#1 Post by username123 » Sat Mar 26, 2016 1:46 am

This is for a windows distribution. I have a converted 48x48 icon.ico file, and the line in options.rpy is:

config.window_icon = "icon.ico"

I've also tried referencing a 256x256 .png, a 48x48.png, and a 256x256 .ico file and none of those worked. I made sure I converted .png to .ico using a program, and not just changing the file extension name.

The icon is in the main folder (the folder one up from the game folder). The application icon is still the default ren'py icon, and this is the case on the desktop when I test the installer. I have tried restarting my computer after testing incase it is a windows cache issue. It is still the default logo. I am wanting to change it so that the application icon is the correct one for the game.

I was trying to find where the default ren'py icon is stored so I could just switch that out, but I wasn't even able to find it in the folders. It's so mysterious. :?

I tried looking it up on the forums but this was the most relevant that I found http://lemmasoft.renai.us/forums/viewto ... =8&t=16953 . However, it is from 2012 and I tried following it but it didn't help. I am so lost. :(

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#2 Post by vollschauer » Sat Mar 26, 2016 3:00 am

Here are the doc's : https://www.renpy.org/doc/html/config.html

Put the icon.png to your image folder...

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config.windows_icon = "icon.png" # This should be a PNG format file.
Put the icon.ico & icon.icns (for mac) to your game root folder (where the README.html is ...)

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#3 Post by username123 » Sat Mar 26, 2016 3:54 am

I've changed that and it still is not working (I restarted my computer too). I have the folder with a lot of the images with a different name, so I tried created an images folder for that too.

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#4 Post by MimirollCookie » Sat Mar 26, 2016 4:33 am

Try.... Deleting your Ren'Py then reinstall again.
To me, it works every time.
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#5 Post by username123 » Sat Mar 26, 2016 5:36 am

That didn't work.

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#6 Post by Zetsubou » Sat Mar 26, 2016 6:44 am

vollschauer wrote: Put the icon.png to your image folder...

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config.windows_icon = "icon.png" # This should be a PNG format file.
If you're putting icon.png in your images folder, it should be

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config.windows_icon = "icon"
instead, as the automatic image definition will strip the extension.

Using automatic image definitions for config variables might run you into trouble with the order of init tasks though, so I'd suggest putting icon.png in your game folder, then using the aforementioned

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config.windows_icon = "icon.png"
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#7 Post by MimirollCookie » Sat Mar 26, 2016 9:11 am

Oh. Sorry if I wasted your time. ;_;
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#8 Post by username123 » Sun Mar 27, 2016 8:11 am

I appreciate you trying to help. <3

Edit: Does anyone know where the Ren'py icon is so I can just switch that out? It's weird that I can't even find the image. The other stuff didn't work.

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#9 Post by alex.theoto » Sun Mar 27, 2016 4:47 pm

Strange. It works for me.

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    config.window_icon="t0274679.png"
In both game and image folders.
It works even with .jpg format...

Is your image damaged? Can you verify this? Open it with some image editor and see check if the editor report any glitch on the image

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#10 Post by vollschauer » Wed Mar 30, 2016 1:06 pm

The funny thing: I have checked this under ubuntu linux and have to say that there is just a "question mark" in the unity launcher instead of the icon.png

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#11 Post by alex.theoto » Wed Mar 30, 2016 1:14 pm

Can you test with another image?

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#12 Post by vollschauer » Wed Mar 30, 2016 1:18 pm

I have seen it once working.... lets start it 20 times and 1 time you can see the launcher icon
could that be timing / init problem?

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#13 Post by alex.theoto » Wed Mar 30, 2016 1:27 pm

Can you redownload renpy? Just in case...

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#14 Post by korova » Thu Mar 31, 2016 5:46 am

vollschauer wrote:I have seen it once working.... lets start it 20 times and 1 time you can see the launcher icon
could that be timing / init problem?
I've got the same kind of "problem" with Debian linux.

When I'm developping my games, the icon I coded appears on a random basis in my dock. So sometimes I have it, and sometimes I have a question mark icon.
It doesn't happen with de definitive builds though.

I just leave it be, and don't worry about it...

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#15 Post by vollschauer » Thu Mar 31, 2016 6:07 am

Well I got this on my final build. And actually I wanted to release it yesterday/today .... :/
It's just a cosmetic thing but I don't like to know there is something wrong.

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