Taskbar icons

To make Directory Opus look more like an actual file manager, I made myself (and the occasional guest user) a folder icon, alongside a borderless version, to use on the Taskbar. I figured I might as well just share it here:


taskbar-icons.zip (43.7 KB)

To set it up:

  1. Right-click the program icon on the Windows Taskbar, or navigate to %ProgramData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\GPSoftware\Directory Opus;
  2. Right-click "Directory Opus";
  3. Select "Properties";
  4. "Change Icon...";
  5. After selecting and changing it, restart the program to see it.

To back it up:

  1. Put it somewhere within the AppData folder, usually %APPDATA%\GPSoftware\Directory Opus;
  2. If you back up the configuration fully, it will be saved alongside, but...
  3. Upon a fresh installation, you would still need to set it up manually.

Nice icons!

I guess you've also changed your Chrome icon from an abstract circle to something else? :smiley:

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Nah. Incidentally, all my browser icons (Edge, Chrome, Firefox, Opera) look somewhat alike already. :stuck_out_tongue_closed_eyes:

Great icons, thank you!
I followed instructions, but I'm not sure I'll keep it like that.
The file explorer icon is just too degrading to these IMHO.
I'll have to think some, but I will find it appropriate use for them or rethink the file explorer icon.

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Glad you like them! If you wish to have any slight changes made to it (e.g. a smaller Opus icon on top, or without the swooshes), let me know. As long as the changes are small, it won't take any time.

The idea was to keep it both similar to Opus (its elements being the same size as in the default icon) and close enough to a folder icon (fun fact: I used the Internal Flat Icon as a silhouette for it).

I made it mostly because my friend was really thrown off by not being able to find Explorer, which this solved, but I must admit that as close as I got to getting used to the default icon after 3-4 weeks myself, I never have to look for it since using this one.

Thank you! I like them ...

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