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Re: PNG icon set


I think the best is to add a options to choose a iconset, Poedit had
it implanted correct !


I will look at there code/samples and try to make it work with KiCad i
would like to see some beter icons ....


--- In kicad-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Richard A Burton"
<richardaburton@...> wrote:
> 2008/8/24 wafeliron <wafeliron@...>:
> > Hello there,
> > I tried some png icon hack on eeschema and it looked more recent than
> > the orginal icons ( i used the icons from the gnome project). I hope
> > you guys like it.
> >
> > http://kicaddoc.googlepages.com/
> > see kicad_icons.zip for screenshots.
> Probably want to build these into a library instead of using them
> loose, as the info in the zip file suggests.
> Can you make icons that match the gnome ones you want to use, for
> where custom ones are needed?
> I like the idea of improving the icons a bit, but will non-gnome users
> like them? Are there more "neutral" ones that would be better? On
> gnome it will look great and fit in. Of course on other platforms it
> won't fit as well. Also, as you're planning on copying the gnome icons
> (rather than using ones already on the users system), they might need
> to be updated when icons are changed in gnome (else end up looking
> dated, like running a windows 3.1 app).
> Just thinking out loud,
> Richard.

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