Anyone know there the 'hard disc' icon is tucked away?

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  1. Will Cheyney macrumors 6502a

    Will Cheyney

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    I'm looking for the default Mac OS X hard disc icon file... Can't seem to find it though. Anyone here know?
     
  2. grapes911 Moderator emeritus

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    You can copy it right from the Get info menu. Hope this helps.
     
  3. Will Cheyney thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    This only copies a small (28x29) version. I want the big 128x128 version! :)
     
  4. Mitthrawnuruodo Moderator emeritus

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    Found a 64 x 64 version: /System/Library/CoreServices/MirrorAgent.app/Contents/Resources/thiscomputer.tiff
     
  5. Mitthrawnuruodo Moderator emeritus

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    Another thing to try (if you have the default icon set):

    Start Terminal.app and type open /.VolumeIcon.icns

    That should open the HD icon in Preview.
     
  6. OutThere macrumors 603

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    A much easier way:

    Go to the Get Info box in the Finder, select the icon in the upper right, copy it, and then go to Preview, and select "Create New From Clipboard", and you'll have all of the scaled versions and masks right there. :)
     
  7. Will Cheyney thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    /System/Library/Extensions/IOStorageFamily.kext/Contents/Resources/Internal.icns
     
  9. Will Cheyney thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    New icon for the hard disc in bay 2 of my Power Mac:

    [​IMG]
     
  10. Spectrum macrumors 6502a

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    Hi OutThere - you seem to know some stuff.

    I have a question in another thread, which maybe you can help with:

    I'm trying to get the large 128x128 thumbnail of a photo.

    The 128x128 image is displayed in finder windows and in the Preview pane of the Get Info window, but not in the top left - so I cannot select it.

    Any ideas? (sorry If I'm hijacking - but this tiny problem, is bugging me).

     
  11. grapes911 Moderator emeritus

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    Sorry, that is what I wanted to say. I guess everyone doesn't use Preview to get the things they pasted. I'll remember that for next time. :eek:
     
  12. Will Cheyney thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Resize the image in something like Photoshop?
     
  13. Spectrum macrumors 6502a

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    Perfect - resized at 72dpi to 128pixels wide. Copied and pasted.

    I only need it for a few pics, so no big deal to do it this way actually.

    Problem solved for now, but (just out of interest) any ideas why OSX isn't showing them in the Get info thumbnail?

     
  14. Will Cheyney thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Unless you have 'Show icon preview' checked in the 'Show View Options' dialogue (apple + J in icon view), then the generic application image file icon is show.
    Even with this option turned on, you still can't do the copy and paste into Preview trick. Why? Who knows!
     

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