.dmg windows

Andre Garzia soapdog at mac.com
Sun Sep 10 18:05:27 CDT 2006


Trevor,

it's pretty simple to do it by hand.

Steps:
1) First on that DMG create a folder and put your background image  
inside that folder.
2) Hide that folder.
3) Show the view options (Command+J) and select the background option.
4) Now is the trick, since you made that little folder invisible, it  
is not showing on the list, press Command+Shift+G, this will ask you  
which folder you want to browse, by selecting first your root DMG  
folder, after pressing this, you can just type in your hidden folder,  
bingo, you're seeing your hidden folder with the background image.
5) Select that image.
6) There's no step six!!!!

Remember to set the dafault view of the DMG to icons, or the  
background will not show. Then after that, lock the DMG so that no  
one changes it.

Hope it helped!
Andre


On Sep 10, 2006, at 7:07 AM, Trevor Hopkins wrote:

> After creating a standalone on the Mac, and in the process of  
> bundling this app up into a .dmg image, does anyone know how to  
> place graphics in the background of the window of that .dmg? I've  
> seen plenty of Mac apps that I've downloaded have fancy images in  
> their .dmg's but I can't see how to do this with Disk Utility.
>
> Cheers!
>
> Trevor Hopkins
> Exeter, UK
>
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