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    What to use to create a favour icon?

    A favour icon file favicon.ico is an image file. But, the file type is not one of file types in a regular image editor such as Photoshop. What is the normal procedure of producing the file?

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    I use MSPaint (mspaint.exe) to create a 16 X 16 .bmp image and
    call it "favicon.bmp". Then I use IRFanView ( http://www.irfanview.com/ )
    to convert the .bmp to .ico

    In the saving of an .ico, you can also specify a transparency color.
    Save-As: favicon.ico

    It works great and it's free... you already have mspaint, and IrfanView
    is also free.

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    Why not use the tool at favicon.com to create it for you?
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    Don't forget to start your JavaScript code with "use strict"; which makes it easier to find errors in your code.

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    Both both for your information.

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    I use Photoshop to make the image at it's normal size, then go to the website below, upload the image, and it will let you download your imae as a .ico.

    http://tools.dynamicdrive.com/favicon
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