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Re: KiCad new look - new icons and new buttons


On 8/22/2011 3:10 PM, fabrizio wrote:
> Dear All,
> I have spent some time trying to put together a new set of icons and
> buttons that might make KiCad look a little better.
> Here you have an example of where I am so far:
> http://www.vincentresearch.com/tmp/
> Would it be possible:
> - to know if there is anybody interested in helping me out
> - to know if there is anybody willing to help me to modify the current
> code in order to accommodate the new icons/buttons.
> - to have the .svg files (or some equivalent vectorial format) of the
> current buttons set
> -
> I do not want to try to undo anything that somebody has done so far
> and for this it would be great to have some feedback on the current
> status and some opinions on where I am heading.
> I'd like to propose to use PNG format for all icons and buttons and
> 64px for the KiCad buttons to start the 6 current programs. Also I'd
> like to propose to drop the 16pt buttons used everywhere for a larger
> 24px buttons. That includes top bar buttons as well as lateral (left
> and right bars). How does it sound?
> Best regards
> Fabrizio


Your sample images look great!  I don't think anyone will object to
replacing the existing images with these images.  They will give Kicad a
much needed face lift.  Thank for your contribution to Kicad.  I'm
looking forward to seeing your images make their way into Kicad.


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