For you Mac gurus out there, this is going to sound like child’s play. I finally took the time to figure out today how to change an icon for a particular folder (applications and files work the same way) to something other than the default. I have a folder named ‘Projects’ under my Documents folder that houses the code for all the sites that I’m working on at any given time. I had added that Projects folder to my Finder sidebar but, as expected, it was displayed with just the standard folder icon. I found a custom one today on one of the many free icon sites out there and decided I wasn’t getting up until I figured out how to make the Projects folder use that icon.
Luckily for me, there was a