Skip navigation
RDCook
Currently Being Moderated

RE:  Removing and replacing the icon on PDF files. Can it be done?

Apr 12, 2012 7:51 AM

As an e-Book dealer I would like to use PDF files to distribute my product, but I can not as it presently stands. What I really need, is the capability to replace the present PDF file icon with the cover page of the  e-book I have placed in the PDF file. Have I just missed something in the docs ?

 
Replies
  • Currently Being Moderated
    Apr 12, 2012 8:04 AM   in reply to RDCook

    Replace the icon on your cover page and create a new e-book from this.

     
    |
    Mark as:
  • Currently Being Moderated
    Apr 12, 2012 8:48 AM   in reply to RDCook

    Your question does not provide any details about where the PDF is being displayed (in what software, on what platform).

     

    PDF files displayed within operating system browsers (Windows Explorer, Mac Finder) take their icon from the application associated to open the file, NOT from anything embedded within the PDF itself - so they cannot be changed. "Thumbnail" previews typically render the first page of a document.

     
    |
    Mark as:

More Like This

  • Retrieving data ...

Bookmarked By (0)

Answers + Points = Status

  • 10 points awarded for Correct Answers
  • 5 points awarded for Helpful Answers
  • 10,000+ points
  • 1,001-10,000 points
  • 501-1,000 points
  • 5-500 points