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[HOW TO]: Restore colors to the Finder sidebar in Lion


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While I like the aesthetic direction of Lion in most regards, one design decision I disagree with is making the icons in Finder's sidebar grey. This hurts one's ability to easily discern them from one another and adds nothing of value. As it turns out, I'm not alone in thinking this, and someone has made a SIMBL plugin to restore color to your world in Lion.

To install this:
1) Download and install SIMBL.

2) Unzip the download I linked above.

3) Put ColorfulSideBar.bundle into either /Library/Application Support/SIMBL/Plugins for all users, or ~/Library/Application Support/SIMBL/Plugins for just your account.

4) Either log out and back in, or force restart Finder.

5) Your Finder is colorful again! All credit goes to the fine folks at the Coolviewer Zoom blog.
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Nice find. Thanks, I just installed it - good to have a colorful Finder sidebar once more.
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Nice find and thanks for sharing


And to BrianLachoreVPI for the link via Google+

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While I like the aesthetic direction of Lion in most regards, one design decision I disagree with is making the icons in Finder's sidebar grey.

To install this:
1) Download and install SIMBL...
An easier way to do this is to just download this little free utility:

SideEffects (free)
http://macmatrix.blogspot.com/p/sideeffects.html

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