How do I set the icon from an OSX app to a button?

William de Smet williamdesmet at
Sun Jan 9 10:41:32 EST 2011

Thanks Colin but that's not what I meant. I know you can do this but I want LC to do it :-). PhotoBooth is just my example but it needs to be any app.
Anyone else?



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Op 9 jan. 2011 om 16:30 heeft Colin Holgate <coiin at> het volgende geschreven:

> On Jan 9, 2011, at 10:11 AM, William de Smet wrote:
>> How do I get the icon from PhotoBooth into my Button?
>> Any idea's are welcome.
> I don't know about Windows, but on OSX you can do this:
> Get Info on Photo Booth, click on the icon, and do a Copy.
> Open Preview, and do New from Clipboard.
> That will show you the various sizes, one of which is 32x32. Show that one, select into it (so that you're not selecting pages), and do a Select All, Copy.
> In LC, do a paste. You can now set the icon of your button to that image, by choosing icon/image library/this stack in the Icon & Border properties.
> One small issue is that if you delete the pasted graphic, the button's icon goes blank. That might mean that you have to keep the image stashed on a card somewhere.
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