[IPython-dev] Fancy icon for ipython.exe

Thomas Kluyver takowl at gmail.com
Fri Jul 6 03:05:32 EDT 2018

Hi Robert,

The exe is auto-generated by pip, so we can't set the icon.

Best wishes,

On Fri, 6 Jul 2018, 3:17 a.m. Robert Vanden Eynde, <
robertvandeneynde at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Currently on windows the ipython.exe and ipython3.exe do not have a
> special icon, they have the python launcher icon, which is itself very
> close to the IDLE icon.
> Beginners like to have shortcuts in the Windows bar and are confused if
> different programs have the same icon.
> I imagine a simple icon of a console (like cmd) with a python icon on it.
> One could also use the IPython logo but this one is lacking the python
> snake. I imagine it to be like the python logo but with a small difference,
> to be like "INTERACTIVE python", or "ENHANCED python terminal".
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