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How do I use your wallpapers on my iPhone?

Save the picture to either your iPhoto library (Mac) or your My Pictures folder (PC), sync via iTunes and set the wallpaper.

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Can I replace the trash can icon on my Mac?

Yes! Panic and the Iconfactory have created CandyBar, an app that makes customizing the Trash Can icon easy.

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What are custom icons used for exactly?

Custom icons are a visual way to quickly identify and locate various files and folders on your computer's desktop.

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What are the small icons on the download pages?

They represent the different types of downloads available for that set: iContainers, Mac format and Win format.

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I can't seem to paste a custom Mac icon. What's wrong?

Many factors can prevent custom icons from being applied to Mac files or folders including locked items and more.

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How do I use your desktop pictures on my Mac?

Simply save the picture to the destination of your choice and then use the System Prefs to make the picture active.

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How do I use desktop pictures on my Windows PC?

There are several easy steps you can take to make use of the desktop pictures or wallpapers, at the Iconfactory.

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Can I download and use your icons on Mac OS 9?

Older icon sets for Mac OS 9 can be found at our new file directory, but all future sets are OS X and Windows only.

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How do you create OS X icons, and can I make my own?

Once art work is finalized, we turn to the filter we created for use with Photoshop, IconBuilder, to construct our icons.

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What are iPulse Jackets?

An iPulse Jacket is a saved set of visual preferences that modifies the look and feel of iPulse when opened.

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Can I modify the look and feel of iPulse Jackets?

Yes, you can change gauge color by adjusting various prefs, or download the jacket creation kit for greater visual control.

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