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Re^5: Can't change icon with win32 module

by bulk88 (Priest)
on Sep 23, 2012 at 03:59 UTC ( #995163=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^4: Can't change icon with win32 module
in thread Can't change icon with win32 module

I think something is corrupting/resetting your last error. It is common problem in Perl Win32 code. Do not use a ::FormatMessage. Add a "use Win32;" at the top of your script to prevent a silent require/import (see which might be messing things up even though it isn't supposed to.

edit: Tried Win32::GUI::LoadImage directly per
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Re^6: Can't change icon with win32 module
by Anonymous Monk on Sep 23, 2012 at 05:45 UTC
    $^E is $^E, use $^E instead of SomeFunctionName
      $^E is 10 times slower in NYTProf than Win32::GetLastError, plus you have to cast it with a +0 to get an error code plus $^E doesn't know the text for the 12*** or 15*** series.
        I don't see how that is important, $^E is just four clicks away, always there, needs no use lines or nothing

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