Custom icons to fix Microsoft’s blue icon rage on OSX

By mstolte No comments

So you are using by choice, or by choice of your employer, several Microsoft products like Outlook, Visual Studio Code and maybe Todo on your Mac. Then you probably encountered this issue where you cannot tell one app from the other when switching between them, because hey, *everything* is blue.

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To solve this there is luckily a solution, you can assign new images to the apps, explained here:

For me this didn’t fully work; what I needed to do instead of copying the image was opening it in preview and then copying it.

Now I have new differently coloured icons which gave me a new issue of getting used to those….

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