change icons

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by rweakins, Oct 18, 2007.

  1. rweakins macrumors 6502

    rweakins

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    #1
    is there anyway you can replace icons you've got with ones you created.... what kind of files would it need to be and things like that. and how would you do change the icons
     
  2. ivi7 macrumors 6502a

    ivi7

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  3. rweakins thread starter macrumors 6502

    rweakins

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    if i'm creating my own what type of file should it be saved as if i dont want a white background?
     
  4. ivi7 macrumors 6502a

    ivi7

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    The file extension would be .icns whereas windows icons have a file extension of .ico
     
  5. emptyCup macrumors 65816

    emptyCup

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    The advice above is to change icons globally. To change individual icons, select the application or folder, press Apple-I (Get Info), select the icon in the Get Info dialog and paste your new one in.
     

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