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During the transition from Mac OS 9 to OS X, the way custom icons are stored on disks changed. Read on for more.
Working with 32-bit icons in Cocoa and NIB-based Carbon applications, is surprisingly easy. Read on for more.
There are several important tips and tricks for developers working with Mac based icon resources. Read on for more.
Save as a resource file when incorporating into an application and as a folder for simple use on the Mac desktop.
Certain versions of the Mac Finder have a bug that prevents it from updating properly and showing icon changes.
Yes, but the trick is to make sure the picture you are adding is in a subfolder of the disk you are creating.
Yes, after creating a projector bundle you can change the Info.plist file so that CFBundleIconFile uses a .icns file.
A popular way to distribute your creations is via disk images. These steps will help you create your first Mac disk image.
Depending on your need, BMP and ICO toolbar icon files can be made using IconBuilder and Photoshop.
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