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What about Preview Icons?
Authored by: mattblack on Apr 07, '02 02:20:18PM

The copy'n'paste icons trick is indeed helpful (and exciting for new users!) but having learnt it in System 7, it has (for me) had only limited benefits since.. The really cool thing with icons in Os X is the image preview icons that show you what an image (ok, jpeg) file contains.. as well as the scalabilty to make these huge.. almost like thumbnails on the desktop and in icon view..
However... the problem is they are not universally created,
Now i'm not a new mac user, but then again, i'm not a UNIX programmer either... and the only way I have of creating these custom icons is to drag the files into and then out of internet explorer.. which "sux" becos it suffixs the filename eg. image.jpg becomes image 2.jpg..
How about one of you gurus help out and explain how easy this is to work around? I'm interested in working X hard "out of the box" and will only consider shareware licenses if absolutely essential.. as i'm still paying this TiBook off!! Respect to Macosxhints.com and (helpful) code warriors everywhere..



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What about Preview Icons?
Authored by: mithras on Apr 07, '02 09:07:19PM
Try Pic2Icon. Its preview icons are not quite as sharp-looking as those made by some of the shareware apps, but it works great, and it's free.

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