Draw icon with the alpha channel enabled

Here’s how to draw an icon in a control utilizing the icon’s built-in alpha channel.

private void cmdEmail_Paint(object sender, 
  System.Windows.Forms.PaintEventArgs e)
  System.Drawing.Icon icon;
  icon = new Icon(
    16, 16); 

The name of the icon resource is easily found using ildasm. Double-click on the “M A N I F E S T” node and look for the icon in the window that opens.

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