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Customize the icon on Safari's error page Web Browsers
When you do something that causes an error in Safari (try loading this site, for instance), you'll get an error page with a big Safari icon and then the text of the error message. If you find the large icon boring and/or ugly, here's how to change it.

Quit Safari, and then in the Finder, control-click on the Safari application. Choose Show Package Contents in the pop-up menu, then navigate to Contents -> Resources. In there you'll find error-page-icon.tif, which is a large version of the Safari icon. You can edit that image (save a copy of the orignial, of course!), and the next time you get an error in Safari, you will get your custom image instead.

[robg adds: There are also TIFF files for each of the border sides, so you could change those as well, if you wished. Dig around in the folder a bit, and you'll see many other images that Safari uses at various times. Just keep in mind that your customizations could vanish with the next system update.]
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Customize the icon on Safari's error page
Authored by: fds on Jun 23, '05 01:26:27PM

Somebody got to buy the domain :)

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Customize the icon on Safari's error page
Authored by: karnat10 on Jun 24, '05 11:16:54AM

This seems to be a Tiger hint, since my Safari 1.3 displays the well-known dialog box error message when trying the above example...

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Customize the icon on Safari's error page
Authored by: genericuser on Sep 20, '05 03:13:11PM
Yeah, it is. I replaced the page icon & nothing happened (I'm on 1.3.9 using 1.3.1 Safari). BUT when I replaced the "compass.icns" file it worked! The only thing is that it changes all the icon images (about Safari, etc). But for me this isn't an issue.

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By the way, in the English folder check out the localization file. You can edit it in text edit to change the wording (like I added D'oh!) Only thing I figured out is that you need to change the 2nd time it's listed, not the first or it doesn't work.

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