Tuesday, 16 September 2008

Adding a pdf icon to MOSS 2007

MOSS 2007 does not display icons for pdf documents OTB.

To add this icon follow the steps below

1. Download a pdf icon, there are a few ones on the site, for consistence sake choose the one with a 16 x 16 resolution, http://www.adobe.com/misc/linking.html
2. Save the icon to 'C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\12\Template\Images' folder
3. Edit DOCICON.XML found in C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\12\TEMPLATE\XML
4. Add the line to the document and save it

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