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Windows-specific files

wxWidgets application compilation under MS Windows requires at least two extra files, resource and module definition files.

Resource file

Resource file

The least that must be defined in the Windows resource file (extension RC) is the following statement:

#include "wx/msw/wx.rc"
which includes essential internal wxWidgets definitions. The resource script may also contain references to icons, cursors, etc., for example:

wxicon icon wx.ico
The icon can then be referenced by name when creating a frame icon. See the MS Windows SDK documentation.

Note: include wx.rc after any ICON statements so programs that search your executable for icons (such as the Program Manager) find your application icon first.