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Can multiple Macs share a single Pixadex icon library?

No, Pixadex's Icon Library was not designed to be shared. Bad things may happen if you attempt to do so.

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Why use iContainers instead of standard icons?

There are many advantages to using iContainers including searchable terms, author information and much more.

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Where are the icons imported into Pixadex stored?

Pixadex stores its icon library inside the Application Support Folder or in a custom location of your choosing.

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Are there advantages to creating locked iContainers?

Locking individual iContainers keeps author info with an icon set and helps prevent unauthorized re-distribution.

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Can I change where Pixadex stores its icons?

Yes! You can easily customize where Pixadex stores its Icon Library by selecting Preferences from the Pixadex menu.

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What is Pixadex?

Pixadex is a Mac application that lets you organize your icons into collections to search them quickly and easily.

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How do I modify Pixadex's printing options?

Select Print from the File menu and use the Pixadex section of the print dialog box to adjust how your icons are output.

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How do I export icons out of Pixadex?

There are several ways to export icons from Pixadex including drag and drop, exporting iContainers and more.

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How do I back up Pixadex's icons for safe keeping?

Create a copy the "Pixadex" folder that contains the icon library. This is usually located in Application Support.

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What does an orange warning triangle on an icon mean?

The icon does not contain native resources for the size setting you have selected and is being scaled up or down.

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