> > Hello,
> > I'm confused when I iconify an application, what, how and why
> > the window manager chooses a picture for the iconfied application.
> > Sometimes an application gets a recognizable (its own) icon when
> > iconified, other applications get the default icon of the
> > window manager.
> > I've tried in vain to find out where that decision is made.
> > Is there a way to tell the window manager to use a specified
> > icon for a specified application?
> > Or is the application's icon burried in the executable?
> > Thank you if you can shine some light on this matter.
> > Rob.
> > PS: I'm using XFce, but the same problem arises with the
> > other windowmanagers (KDE, windowmaker etc.).
> It should come from your window manager. I use fvwm, and my .fvwmrc
> Style "*" BorderWidth 5, HandleWidth 5, Icon tux.xpm
> which tells it to use tux.xpm unless another icon is specified. I'm
> sure where XFce puts this stuff though...
Actually, it depends on your application. Some (modern) X applications
provide a color pixmap (builtin) and the window manager uses it.
If the application doesn't provide a builtin icon, it's possible to
specify an external icon to be used in place. This is done in XFce by
Style "Your app window name" Icon full/path/to/you/icon.xpm
in $HOME/.xfwmrc (a sample file is provided in
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