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Re: KiCad new look - new icons and new buttons


On 08/24/2011 06:13 PM, Wayne Stambaugh wrote:
> On 8/24/2011 5:04 PM, hauptmech wrote:
>> 16x16 was just a vote, not a demand :). Screen space is the reason.
>> I like jerry's suggestions.
>> I agree with him that all functionality should be in the menus, so that
>> hiding the toolbars does not hurt functionality. Regarding icons in the
>> menus, I think it's fine to  remove them.
> We now have 2 votes for removing the menu images.


I am reluctant to burn the bridge, even if we stop using it.

The reason I say this is because we can quite easily have multiply sized images,
and there will be some image size that will not screw popup menu texts.

So as a path forward, what I suggest is to strive for encapsulation, where we
can control policy in a few lines of code.

Get a menu utility function which makes this decision, and put a single


in there, with a build option to control that.

Notice I do not have these sprinkled through the code, only a single policy point.


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