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By default aliased items such as folders look like this:

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Is there anyway to customize the look? For instance, I'd like to replace the arrows with something else. I've looked all over the system preferences but found nothing.

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Here you go sir. Complete tutorial about changing alias icon, remove and restore it back. Hope that helps.

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Perfect, exactly hit the spot. – AngryHacker Mar 27 '13 at 15:54

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