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Re: KiCad new look - new icons and new buttons


Great ! I'll do that.

On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 8:06 PM, Dick Hollenbeck <dick@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 08/23/2011 12:25 PM, fabrizio wrote:
>> Dick,
>> thanks, I am glad you like it. Well I feel you guys know best what to
>> do with the image format issue.
>> Beside a colour limitation I guess the the two formats (.png and .xpm)
>> are very similar. for the whole eeschema topbar (at 26px) the .xpm
>> file is 69k and the .png is 50k. Even considering that there are about
>> 400 buttons in KiCad, the difference in size between the two format is
>> not much, I guess.
>>  I will work so that I can provide a bunch of .svg images with the
>> same name (even though they are a little inconsistent) as the current
>> .xpm files (in the folder bitmap). I will provide some info on how the
>> button hovering effect could be done well. I would be super happy if
>> somebody can cover the coding.
>> Anyway, I still have lots of icons to translate and it would be maybe
>> good to have the original .svn files used to generate the current 16pt
>> buttons. Anybody knows where they come from?
>> Regards
>> Fabrizio
> Jean-Pierre will know.
> We will need an *.svg file for every wxBitmap that currently is coming from the
> /bitmap directory.  There are a few XPMs that don't come from there, and they
> can stay XPMs.
> The filename spelling issue allows me to muscle through some macro-ized renaming
> scheme when I go to take on the coding.
> You could just send me the *.svg files in a zip file sometime after we get
> approval from Jean-Pierre.   I would then check them into the tree, after which
> you could continue to tune them, obviously, in the tree.
> Until he says OK to this plan, we wait.
> Thanks Fabrizio

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