OS X :: Changing Icons - Blank Image Shown

Sep 29, 2009

I'm having a problem changing icons in 10.6.1. I have an .icns image I want to use as an icon, however when I go to "get info" and add the new icon, it just shows a blank ".icns" image.
Example (The icon I want to use is the CS4 icon to the right)

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OS X :: Changing Mac Icons Just Shows The Default .png/.icns/.ico Image?

Oct 20, 2009

I have downloaded an icon i want to apply to a file and i have it in png, icns and ico format. When i click on the image in the get info window and paste in the file, it just shows the default .png/.icons/.ico image. How can i make it work properly, showing the actual image itself.

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Jul 25, 2009

On my Macbook, running Leopard, I recently changed all my icons. (applications, folders, default files, etc.) I changed the Finder and Trash icons via System/Library/CoreServices. But the Dock won't recognize that the Finder icon has changed-- it's still showing me the old icon. That's Problem 1.

Then I created a new user account, and discovered that on that account the Dock shows the correct Finder image. But Problem 2: the new account doesn't recognize my default file icons. It flashes them for a second when I save the file, and then reverts back to the regular white default image. (Even though all the .icns files are correct in the application's Resources folder.) I really don't want to download Candybar or anything, since I know it can be done without that.

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May 1, 2010

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Nov 13, 2009

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I open a pages document and ad some textfiles and fotos from iphoto.

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Jan 13, 2009

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Mar 5, 2010

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Aug 7, 2009

I am happily enjoying my new 13" MBP but I do have a couple issues that I am seeking some clarification about. When I browse through finder in the cover flow view, about 75% of the time the icons of the files will flash between the icon and a blank icon image. Is this normal? Is this a result of the graphics card, the hard drive, or something else? I did a search earlier and read that it may be that the stock drive cannot write the images fast enough when scrolling. Any validity to this?

Also, when I view the iTunes visualizer, at points when I freeze the vizualizer (hit F) and the camera zooms into a bright section, the screen flickers, as if it cannot handle the "explosions" of light up close. Is this normal and is this the result of the 9400m?

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OS X :: Changing Icons And Types Of Files

Sep 7, 2010

I know how to change icons but I'm having problem with the type of file. I've managed to change one using the rsrc file type but no other type will work for me such as icns, png or tiff. This is probably something easy. Do they have to be converted into rsrc or is it the OS version I'm running?

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OS X :: Changing Icons For Removable Media Possible?

Jun 30, 2009

I have a few removable media devices such as cameras and would like to change the icon when it appears on the desktop as a drive. I figured out how to change the name so each time it comes up it has the unique name but the icon would be awesome. I tried "Get Info" but no help. I guess a follow up would be is there a place to get some slick looking icons also?
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OS X :: Changing Dock Icons To Default?

Sep 14, 2009

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Nov 3, 2009

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Sep 12, 2009

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Oct 2, 2010

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May 24, 2009

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I'm just wondering if it is simple to write a script that will ask for an item (the image), copy it's Icon, then ask for a second item (the movie) and paste the icon to that. If it is possible, the process would go a little faster both now, and for any others I do in the future.

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Sep 15, 2009

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OS X :: Changing My Folder Icons Back To Original?

Oct 3, 2009

So i want to change my folder icons back to their original state, I found a set online with the default leopard icons in PNG format and I tried copying and pasting in the get info screen like you normally would but all i get is that white little preview sheet as the image (see attached screenshot)

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Oct 25, 2009

I am currently running 10.5.8, and I have changed my default icons. I love this feature, and this web page will show you how to do it. [URL:...] I am about to upgrade to Snow Leopard soon, and I am wondering if anyone else knows if it will still work? I quite like my 'glass icons' as my defaults.

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Mar 4, 2010

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OS X :: Changing Some Icons Via Dock Package Contents

Apr 12, 2010

Trying to change some icons in Leopard. Doing it the manual way, not with candybar. I went into the dock package contents and change the finder icon and trash empty and trash full. I deleted the cache, killed the dock, even rebooted yet it always defaults back to the original leopard icons. If I go back in to the package contents, the new icons I want to use are in there. Having the same issue with all the icons that need to be changed via package contents. System Preferences, VMWare Fusion, and the ones above.

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OS X :: Any Application (Free) For Changing Default Icons?

Aug 9, 2010

I've been into macs and OSX for a few years but not really done any real tweaks like changing the default icons. Whats the best free app for changing the icons? Candybar 3?

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Aug 15, 2008

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OS X :: To Change Application Icons - Image Type

Aug 1, 2010

After applying an image to be an application's icon, the image does not appear but instead the image of Preview appears with the image's type (for example jpeg) on it. I'm not really sure what I'm doing wrong, other than possibly using the wrong image type. Is there a proper image type to use (I've tried pretty much every type but none of them seem to work), or do you have to change icons from somewhere other than 'get info'?

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OS X :: Snow Leopard Mouse Cursor Image Not Changing?

Nov 28, 2009

So I recently got a new iMac that has Snow Leopard and I noticed that this is about the second time that my mouse cursor has gotten stuck... not stuck in location, but the image of the cursor.

I'll move over a textbox and then it changes to the I bar cursor, but then I move away and it stays that... I move over a link and it turns into the finger icon, then I move away and it's still a finger.

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