Logic Pro X Custom Track Icons?

Falk

Logician
I'm also really interested in custom icons. I use them all the time with vocalists an VO's. Please do tell how I can get this back...
 

pkm

Logician
It's kinda convoluted, but I did end up figuring it out. Here's what I did:

http://soundsonline-forums.com/showpost.php?p=730337&postcount=62

Basically, you have to create a TIFF image (not a PNG anymore), add it to the correct folder (Applications/Logic Pro X/Contents/Frameworks/MAResources.framework/Versions/A/Resources), add the icon to the plist in two places, one to establish the icon, the other to put it into one of the icon categories, and restart Logic.
 

charlie

Logician
It's kinda convoluted, but I did end up figuring it out. Here's what I did:

http://soundsonline-forums.com/showpost.php?p=730337&postcount=62

Basically, you have to create a TIFF image (not a PNG anymore), add it to the correct folder (Applications/Logic Pro X/Contents/Frameworks/MAResources.framework/Versions/A/Resources), add the icon to the plist in two places, one to establish the icon, the other to put it into one of the icon categories, and restart Logic.
Thanks for this... I find that the custom icons (and the old behavior of creating/selecting your own custom colors to enhance my creativity and organization) to be really helpful in my projects...
I'm kinda glad I was able to make a separate partition for X (in Mountain Lion,) and keep my old set up with Logic 9 in Snow Leopard so I can just keep working in 9, the way I like to work.
:huh:
 

Falk

Logician
You have to be kidding me!
It is possible to still be an apple employee if you make it this hard to change a track icon?
In 2013?
Why in the name of Jobs can't I just drag a jpg in a well and maybe choose if it should belong to a project or in the logic system.
I would LOVE to hear the explanation for this... :) :)
 

Pete Thomas

Administrator
Staff member
I'm kinda glad I was able to make a separate partition for X (in Mountain Lion,) and keep my old set up with Logic 9 in Snow Leopard so I can just keep working in 9, the way I like to work.
:huh:
Logic X and Logic 9 can coexist on the same partition, but of course that does mean you have to run Logic 9 on Mountain Lion.
 

charlie

Logician
You have to be kidding me!
It is possible to still be an apple employee if you make it this hard to change a track icon?
In 2013?
Why in the name of Jobs can't I just drag a jpg in a well and maybe choose if it should belong to a project or in the logic system.
I would LOVE to hear the explanation for this... :) :)
I totally agree! It's very un-Apple to make altering icons THIS hard.
 

LSchefman

Logician
You have to be kidding me!
It is possible to still be an apple employee if you make it this hard to change a track icon?
In 2013?
Why in the name of Jobs can't I just drag a jpg in a well and maybe choose if it should belong to a project or in the logic system.
I would LOVE to hear the explanation for this... :) :)
I totally agree! It's very un-Apple to make altering icons THIS hard.
I started out disliking icons at all. Then I kinda got into them. After a longer while, I started creating custom icons, etc.

I will admit that I wasted a fair amount of time on the whole icon thing, putzing around with them in various templates.

Silver Lining Dept.: Now I'm getting used to using the simple stuff that's built into the application, even though it's not as specific to the instrument or mic. So an irritation (not being able to easily add custom icons) is becoming something of a timesaver!
 

charlie

Logician
I'm kinda glad I was able to make a separate partition for X (in Mountain Lion,) and keep my old set up with Logic 9 in Snow Leopard so I can just keep working in 9, the way I like to work.
:huh:
Logic X and Logic 9 can coexist on the same partition, but of course that does mean you have to run Logic 9 on Mountain Lion.
Yes but some of my older plugs will not work in OSX.8 so that's why I opted to create 2 partitions.
 

Whiffle

New Member
Custom Icons

You have to be kidding me!
It is possible to still be an apple employee if you make it this hard to change a track icon?
In 2013?
Why in the name of Jobs can't I just drag a jpg in a well and maybe choose if it should belong to a project or in the logic system.
I would LOVE to hear the explanation for this... :) :)
+1 to this. :brkwl:

They should at least setup something where you are able to import an old logic file where the icons are imported directly. Or possibly an app on the lovely app store. I would pay a couple bucks instead of having to re-learn entire logic folder structure and code each time I upgrade. Weah tryin' to make musik heah!
 
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