Legacy Documentclose button

Important: This document is part of the Legacy section of the ADC Reference Library. This information should not be used for new development.

Current information on this Reference Library topic can be found here:

Version: 1.0

Posted: 2003-03-17

Build Requirements: N/A

Runtime Requirements: Carbon

View Source Code:

Download Sample (“SnapshotSample.zip”, 17.3K)
Download Sample (“SnapshotSample.dmg”, 77.9K)


Snapshot Sample is a tiny application that shows how to grab the icon positions for all the files on the desktop and later restore those icon positions. This is useful for programs, like games, that switch resolutions on the fly, thereby causing havoc for the user's desktop icons. Requires: Scriptable Finder Keywords: grab icon desktop

Document Revision History

Date Notes
2003-03-17First Version

Did this document help you?
Yes: Tell us what works for you.
It’s good, but: Report typos, inaccuracies, and so forth.
It wasn’t helpful: Tell us what would have helped.