Aha! The XP "bad color" icon problem, redux
On a whim, I changed my display from "32-bit" color depth to "16-bit" color depth, and the icons in CityDesk started looking good again. Whatever the icon painting code is doing, it's apparently mis-identifying 32-bit color mode as some sort of "low" color mode.
Microsoft "claims" this was fixed in SP3 but it apparently isn't...
Michael H. Pryor
I definitely installed VS6 SP4 after CityDesk, and the color problem persists, so I don't think that that's what's happening. I doesn't necessarily look compressed, inasmuch as it looks like it's using a 16-color version instead of a 256-color version.
I have an additional datapoint.
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