Make bigger the buttons of the finder (red, yellow and green)

Discussion in 'macOS' started by tirengarfio, Oct 17, 2006.

  1. tirengarfio macrumors newbie

    Oct 14, 2005
    Hi to all,

    do you know anyway to make bigger the three buttons (red, yellow and green) of the upper-left corner of the finder windows?
  2. maxrobertson macrumors 6502a

    Jun 15, 2006
    Unfortunately, that isn't technically possible right now. However, it is one of the rumored features in Leopard.
  3. Ckar macrumors member

    Nov 14, 2013
  4. gumblecosby, Nov 28, 2013
    Last edited: Dec 1, 2013

    gumblecosby macrumors 6502

    Jun 22, 2010
    Here is an attached artfile.bin that contains the Snow Leopard titlebar controls i.e. The traffic lights

    Back up your own artfile.bin first. It is located here: "System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/CoreUI.framework/Resources". I put an alias to the resources folder in the zip file to make it easier to find

    Put the downloaded artfile.bin in its place. Log out to apply the change.

    This artfile only has the traffic lights modified. Everything else is from 10.9.

    This will not work on a retina Macbook. Those models of Mac use a file called artfile200.bin instead.

    pic of textedit with larger buttons
  5. costabunny macrumors 68020


    May 15, 2008
    Weymouth, UK
    Thanks you for this.

    Just applied it and I am rather pleased now the traffic lights are nice and big :)

    good work

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