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How to Add Icons to Document Types in SharePoint

In this post i am going to explain, how you can add icon to unkown document types. If you add a unkown document type to SharePoint library, a netural document icon appears.
SharePoint Unkown Document Type
Unkown Document Type
  The above shown example is for PDF type document. In this example i am explaining about how to add pdf document icon but these steps are same for any document type. 1. Download pdf 16x16 icon icone_pdf   2. Store icon to following path of 14 hive folder  C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\TEMPLATE\IMAGES   3.  Open the file DOCICON.XML located in the folder C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\TEMPLATE\XML. Add following line of code into section ByExtension tag <Mapping Key="pdf" Value="pdf16.gif" />   4. Restart IIS with command iireset Now you when you reload document library or add new pdf file you can see pdf icon associated to type column. I hope you liked this post, please don't forget to post your comment thanks