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Turn web browser images into custom icons Desktop
You can create a custom icon by copying any image from a web browser's window [with OmniWeb: Right Click:Copy image to clipboard], and pasting it into the Finder's Show Info window of any file.

Cool.

[Editor's note: This trick is old-hat to many Mac users, but it's probably new to a number of readers here. The expansion of this, of course, is that any image on your clipboard can be pasted to create a custom icon.]
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Authored by: ebow on Mar 21, '02 09:19:01PM

I can't believe I never thought of trying this. Sure I used to design small images in, say ClarisWorks and copy&paste them over my icons under 9, but it never occurred to me to try it under X. It's better than ever, because of the huge icons (and the somewhat decent scaling-down to reasonable sizes). Slashdot category graphics, here I come!



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Custom Icon Use Number 37:
Authored by: styles on Mar 21, '02 10:06:28PM

If you're like me and have a ton of CD albums on your HD, visit towerrecords.com and copy/paste the album covers onto your individual album folders. Under OS X, this looks really nice when you have the icon size all the way up. Trust me, it impresses people when they ask what CDs you have and you show them your folder full of album covers. Could just be me though...



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Custom Icon Use Number 37:
Authored by: styles on Mar 21, '02 10:07:26PM

If you're like me and have a ton of CD albums on your HD, visit towerrecords.com and copy/paste the album covers onto your individual album folders. Under OS X, this looks really nice when you have the icon size all the way up. Trust me, it impresses people when they ask what CDs you have and you show them your folder full of album covers. Could just be me though...



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