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Desktop pictures from Google Sketchup textures Apps
I'm not much of a wallpaper guy when it comes to my desktop, especially because we've seen them all by now. But while I was browsing through the innards of my Google Sketchup application, I realized the textures built into the application would tile quite nicely to spruce things up a bit.

To find the textures, control-click on the Google Sketchup application and select Show Package Contents from the pop-up menu. Then browse to Contents » Resources » Textures. You can now choose that folder in the Desktop pane of the Desktop & Screen Saver System Preferences panel -- you'll have to do so by dragging and dropping something from the open Finder window into the Open dialog box that appears when you select the Choose Folder option.

Right now, I've got a fake brick desktop that is pretty amusing. I've set the preferences to change it every 30 minutes This turns a feature I never much cared for into something that might be interesting.
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Desktop pictures from Google Sketchup textures
Authored by: Swordfish on Feb 26, '07 10:07:19AM

Haha, good one, there's some pretty cool textures in there!



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Desktop pictures from Google Sketchup textures
Authored by: Gatton on Mar 01, '07 04:40:57AM
That's a fun one. Thanks for sharing. This reminded me of the Propaganda tiles I used to run on Linux. They're not easy to find anymore but it looks like you can still download them from here: http://www.johnquinn.com/Propaganda/Vol1/

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Desktop pictures from Google Sketchup textures
Authored by: PeaceFreak on Sep 18, '07 01:30:40AM

I cannot find the textures folder in Version 6 that was released a day or so ago... Anybody know where they might be?



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