Setting custom folder icon in OS X?

Kevin Walzer kw at
Mon Sep 4 10:14:07 EDT 2006

Jet Jaguar wrote:
> I'm trying to find a way to set a custom folder icon in OS X.  I
> thought that Applescript would be able to do it, but apparently it
> can't.  Is there anything in the Macintosh libraries of Python that
> will allow me to take an image file (e.g., jpeg, png, tiff, etc.) and
> set it as the icon for a folder?
> Kevin D. Smith
There might be a way to do this via PyObjC (the Python-Objective C
bridge), which provides access to the Mac's Cocoa frameworks.

Kevin Walzer
Poetic Code

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