This is a reopen suggestion for http://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=114769.
Add-Ins can create two UI elements that can have custom pictures:
- Buttons (from commands): the custom picture is set through the EnvDTE.Commands.AddNamedCommandBar method.
- Toolwindows: the custom picture is set through the EnvDTE.Window.SetTabPicture method.
The current APIs require a bitmap (not an icon) and have two problems that make this problem the #1 problem in forums (described below)