Old app icon

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tonyt

17 May, 2022 02:44 PM

Does anyone know where I can safely get the old app icon from? I mean the .png file. The one with a wallet, coins and card. Not a fan of the new icon!
Cheers..

  1. 1 Posted by jeff_l on 17 May, 2022 04:00 PM

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    I've got the original ico file, see attached, hope you can use it!

    fellow user

  2. 2 Posted by tonyt on 17 May, 2022 04:29 PM

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    Thanks Jeff. Got it, but having read the info on how to replace, disable SIPS, etc etc, and on each update doing it again, I have given up the idea and will just have to live with the rather boring, IMHO, icon we have got.
    Cheers...

  3. 3 Posted by jeff_l on 17 May, 2022 07:29 PM

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    I believe you are on a MAC?

    It's dead easy to do. Right click app icon, go to Get Info. Unlock the pad lock at the bottom right of Get info screen. Drag the replacement icon over the present icon at the top of the Get Info screen. That's it!

    But yes you will need to do this when you update, But literally it takes seconds to do!

    Jeff

  4. 4 Posted by tonyt on 17 May, 2022 07:32 PM

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    Hi
    I read googled stuff and the instructions went on for ages. I will give it a go and let you know.
    Many thanks….

    Sent from Tony's iPad

  5. 5 Posted by tonyt on 18 May, 2022 11:14 AM

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    couldn't get it to load. Does anyone have the file as a .png?
    Cheers...

  6. 6 Posted by dwg on 18 May, 2022 11:17 AM

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    Is this what you want?

  7. 7 Posted by jeff_l on 18 May, 2022 02:07 PM

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    Just to clarify my instructions above.

    You need to work with the moneydance.app in your Applications folder (not the one in your dock)
    When you drag the icon I sent earlier as you move it over the original icon you will see a green Plus sign pop up. Drop the replacement icon when you get this.

    This will also work with the png file DWG sent, but his is a very low resolution image!

  8. 8 Posted by tonyt on 18 May, 2022 04:20 PM

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    Thanks dog and Jeff When I drag either of the two files to the get info panel from the apps folder icon I get the attached?
    Cheers..
    I am on Big Sur if that helps

  9. 9 Posted by jeff_l on 18 May, 2022 08:31 PM

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    It looks like you have changed the name of the app, or you are working with an alias file, also somehow you have already swapped the icon, as what you show is non standard.

    Find attached my version, note the padlock, bottom right, complete with new OLD icon at the top

  10. 10 Posted by tonyt on 19 May, 2022 08:13 AM

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    Hi Jeff
    I am not working with an alias or have changed the app name. I may have been using Forklift instead of Finder to take the screen grab! I also had show ALL file extensions switched off. This is what I get using finder on the app folder icon - before and after. The ICO icon appears when I drag your file onto the icon at the top left of the ‘Get Info’ box!
    Any thoughts?
    Cheers

    PS Is this relevant?
    https://appletoolbox.com/how-to-change-the-icons-for-your-favorite-apps-on-macos-big-sur/

  11. 11 Posted by jeff_l on 19 May, 2022 03:18 PM

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    All I can say is that it works for me!

    I am using Monterey 12.4 at the moment, but it did work when I was using Big Sur. You must wait till you get the green + box before you drop it, other than that I don't have any further suggestions.

    Find attached a grab of part of my Dock showing the 2 icons side by side. Personally, I think the new one is better!!!

  12. 12 Posted by tonyt on 19 May, 2022 04:09 PM

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    Many thanks for all your help, much appreciated.
    Cheers...

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