Update Custom Icon for an Application

Update a custom icon to represent an application or solver in the Access Desktop user interface.

The Access Desktop allows you to display a custom icon for each of the applications listed in the user interface. You can also update the custom icon by replacing it with a new one in the avatar folder.

For more information on how the custom icon is displayed for an application or solver, refer to Display a Custom Icon for an Application.

  1. Log in to the application where the Access Desktop is installed.
  2. Navigate to the required application directory.
    %USERPROFILE%\Altair_Access\home\apps\PAS\data\pas\targets\<cluster name>\repository\applications\<application name>\avatar
  3. Delete the existing custom icons.
  4. Place the new custom icon with the file name application.png.
  5. Navigate to the following location.
    %USERPROFILE%\Altair_Access\home\apps\PAS\data\pas\targets\<cluster name>\repository\applications\<application name>
  6. Edit the app-inp-<application name>.xml file.
  7. Delete the following lines.
      <ApplicationIconSmall><application name>-16.png</ApplicationIconSmall>
      <ApplicationIconMedium><application name>-48.png</ApplicationIconMedium>
      <ApplicationIconRegular><application name>-24.png</ApplicationIconRegular>
      <ApplicationIconIco><application name>.ico</ApplicationIconIco>
  8. Restart Access Desktop.
    The new custom icon displays for the application in context menu and in the application list.