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Where are Google Chrome themes stored on Mac OS X Leopard?

On Windows it is the default.dll inside the appdata folder, but, as I have recently learned, Mac has no DLLs. I am trying to build my own Chrome theme.

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For the already applied themes, look in ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default/Extensions.

Then you'll have to browse through the list of folders until you find one with a folder named 'i'. It contains the theme graphics files. at the same level, you have the manifest.json.

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Yep thx I found exactly the folder with all the png's and css files and the manifest.json. What exactly is the manifest.json? –  kalaracey Jan 2 '11 at 1:19
Seems you're at the very beginning of building your theme! :) Have a look here: code.google.com/p/chromium/wiki/ThemeCreationGuide –  LudoMC Jan 2 '11 at 1:25
Hey thanks a lot LudoMC -- if I had some rep I would've +1'd you! –  kalaracey Jan 2 '11 at 1:27

All your Chrome data on OS X (equivalent to default.dll on Windows) is stored in ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default. I would assume that theme data is stored in the Extensions folder or a similar file.

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Ok -- I went to that in finder, but folder "google" wasn't there. So I navigated to it in Terminal, and it was there, i.e., I found the Google/Chrome... path. Any Ideas? does apple have hidden files like windows? Thank you for the answer above, either way. –  kalaracey Jan 2 '11 at 1:08
Yes, as in Unix, hidden files are preceded by a dot (ie .hidden) but nothing is hidden there, see my answer below –  LudoMC Jan 2 '11 at 1:11
hmm... well, I don't know. The "Google" folder shows up exactly where you both described in Terminal but nothing under Application Support in Finder. –  kalaracey Jan 2 '11 at 1:18

You have to search the Library of your home folder, not the one under Macintosh HD as shown by the ~/.

Terminal automatically starts from your home folder.

So go to Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default/Extensions starting from your home folder (which you can get to by pressing ⌘+Shift+H)

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Yeah, that's what the other two answers already say? –  slhck Apr 17 '12 at 7:50

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