In graphical user environment, it plays an important role in the handling of files. In other words, a simple way to manage and use multiple files.
I think, the tip i am going to share here may be known and familiar with most of system users. But some users with less interacting with computer system may be strange with this technique. As the motto of sajeetech.com is to share the knowledge for all kind of users, it will be a highly engaged tip for the beginners of computing system.
That’s why i decided to post this simple tips in my blog.
i am here going to post the simple and practical tip, that each and every beginner computer users can understand and perform in a couple of second.
Well, come to the topic, How to change the folder icon to standout in crowd. A computer all are using folder to handle the files such as various formats of videos(mp4, vga, vob), pdf, word file, mp3 files, ppt, and even another folder within a folder can be used.
if we have much number of folders to handle, and all are located in a single folder that we do not want to move from that folder, and that particular folder we have to access regularly, we will search the folder by opening the parent folder( Parent folder i used here as the main folder that contain our other folders). Exactly this is a very frustrating in searching the folder form the crowd of other folders. all folder icons are same. We have to identify the folder only by reading the name of the folder. This will be really frustrating the beginners.
So if we have option to change the icon of the folder, we can find out the particular folder from that crowd easily.
By default, the icon for the folders may be as any of these below depending on the operating system used in our system.
How to change the icon of a folder to stand out in crowd.
Here 2 or more steps to do that.
Step 1: Open the folder you want to change the icon.
Step 2: Right click the mouse within the folder after you open.
Step 3: You will see customize folder when right clicking the mouse i the folder properties. or you can jump to this window by right clicking on the folder and selecting “properties” and then clicking customize tab. please select.
In the properties window, click change Icon button.
then you will see a number of icons from which you can select your icon for that folder.
By selecting the icon, click apply and then ok, Now your Icon for the folder have been changed.
I have selected the icon as a button and changed like this.
That’s it. This is so simple. You can work faster by changing the folder icon, thus identify your regularly using folder faster.