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There's a new thread on the MacNN forums that discusses the how-to's of editing the Mac OS X extras.rsrc file, which controls the overall appearance of the system. The first post is a nicely detailed how-to, and there are a couple of clarifying follow-ups.

You'll need a copy of Theminator, which is no longer actively distributed, but can probably be located on the net with some sleuthing.

So head on over to MacNN and give the article a read if you're interested in modifying your system's appearance. Note that anyone distributing modified extras.rsrc files has been hit fairly heavily by Apple legal, so you should plan on keeping your modifications to yourself.
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No recourse for diffs
Authored by: tophu on Apr 20, '01 03:28:42PM

I can see Apple's basis for complaint for distribution of modified versions of their extras.rsrc file, but couldn't one get around this by simply distributing a delta of ones modifications? (Such as something created with the UNIX tool 'diff')

It would be fairly easy, also, to create a simple tool that takes the diff as input and creates the modified extras.rsrc file. (And that takes the modified file and creates a diff, of course)



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