Show PDF Icon in SharePoint 2010
This is a brief steps to get the PDF Icon file show on the document libraries in SharePoint 2010:
NOTE: You need to do the following on ALL the Farm servers.
1- Download the PDF icon file (http://www.adobe.com/images/pdficon_small.gif)
2- Copy the GIF file into the following directory in ALL the farm servers.
%Root%\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\TEMPLATE\IMAGES
3- Open the DOCICON.XML file(s) in ALL the farm servers, in the following location:
%Root%\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\TEMPLATE\XML
4- Add the Mapping tag as follows, and then save the files.
<Mapping Key=”pdf” Value=”pdficon_small.gif”/>
5- Do an IIS reset.
And that’s it!!