# Set sidebar icon size

Choose the size of Finder sidebar icons

  • Tested on macOS:
    • Big Sur
    • Catalina
  • Parameter type: int

# Set to 1

defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSTableViewDefaultSizeMode -int 1 && killall Finder

Example output with value set to 1

  • Small

# Set to 2 (default value)

defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSTableViewDefaultSizeMode -int 2 && killall Finder

Example output with value set to 2

  • Medium

# Set to 3

defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSTableViewDefaultSizeMode -int 3 && killall Finder

Example output with value set to 3

  • Large

# Read current value

defaults read NSGlobalDomain NSTableViewDefaultSizeMode

# Delete current value

defaults delete NSGlobalDomain NSTableViewDefaultSizeMode && killall Finder