[cvsnt] Tortoisecvs + TotalCommander

Hartmut Honisch hartmut_honisch at web.de
Tue Nov 11 11:02:43 GMT 2003

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> I asked the developer of Totalcmd (Christian Ghisler) to add this
> feature to
> Totalcmd, but he told me, that he isn't able to do this, since the
> 'icon-overlay' mechanism is an internal explorer feature ...

I doubt this is true - there is an official API for accessing overlay icons.

If you'd like to ask him again, maybe you can pass the following information

Use SHGetFileInfo to get system imagelist handle and index of the overlay
icon, then something like ImageList_GetIcon to obtain a HICON handle. Then
draw that on top of the actual file icon, and you're done.

There is issue on NT 4.0 - see Q192055 in the MSDN library for the


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