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changing icons with LiteIcon Question


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I'm using LiteIcon to have some fun icons around the computer. Some function. Some don't even after restarting. Finder, Dashboard, Home (in finder) all worked well with LiteIcon.

For two, the Hard Drive icon on the desktop, and the folder for iWorks in the Apps folder, I was advised to right click, "get info", click on the icon in the top left, go to edit in the menu bar, and past a photo or icon (that I copied from a different folder. It pasted as the ICNS or JPEG or... whatever format, with the "preview" icon.

Any thoughts on a) how to get the pics to show OR
b) how to lose the "preview" icon??

thanks for the patience...
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yep, you need to open the pics you want as the icon first, draw a box round it in preview, hit cmd +c, then get info on what you want to change the icon of, click top left then hit cmd +v.

thats the free easy way.

other option is candybar: it changes at a system level, so you permanently change the icon. its got a free fully functional demo, for 14 days.

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like this.

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Sweet...i'll give it a go. thanks.
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I also suggest downloading pic2icon to facilitate the icon pasting process.
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