5/24/16

A Quickie Tutorial

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I am a visual learner.  I’m betting many of you are as well!

I had a friend ask me about this, so I thought I would share it with all of you just in case.  Yes, it’s time consuming, but in the long run, I think you’ll love it!

You will need to convert your preview into an icon.  I use ICOFX (I bought it years ago) because I do them in batches, but there are several FREE online versions as well.

Here are just a few links:

https://iconverticons.com/online/

http://convertico.com/

http://image.online-convert.com/convert-to-ico

http://converticon.com/

 

1. Convert your kit preview into an icon (make sure you’re not changing the original if you are using a different program to do so).

2.  Place your icon INTO the kit folder you are changing.

3. Navigate to the folder- Right click on it and choose CUSTOMIZE

4. Then choose PROPERTIES and CHANGE ICON

5. Click on BROWSE and navigate to your folder

select the icon

click open

click OK

click OK and APPLY

DONE!

I have icons for all my design kits, so if you need one or two, shoot me an email  for which ones you need, and i’ll send them to you!

 

If you have any questions about this, message me and let me know!

2 comments:

anitab said...

I am very much a visual learner - and I love being able to view my kit folders this way! I'm able to select a kit that goes with photos more easily - plus, it's just plain pretty this way! :)

I work on a Mac, so here is the procedure on a Mac:
1. Double-click on the preview jpg to open in Preview
2. Select view on the bar of the preview window; drop down & select "Thumbnails"
3. Do "Copy" (Command+C)
4. Do Command+I (or go to File - Info)
5. Select the folder icon in the top left corner of the icon
6. Do "Paste" (Command+V)

:)
Anita

Gayle Lungle said...

Awesome idea & information. Thank-you.