256*256 - resize option

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256*256 - resize option

Postby sibojan » Sat Sep 03, 2016 3:08 pm

I do a lot folder icon editing in windows, which use 256 pix * 256 pix as the standard size. Right now, 160*120, 320*240 etc. are available, could you add the resize -standard size - 256*256? In this way, I don't have manually type in 256 every time.

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Re: 256*256 - resize option

Postby xnview » Mon Sep 05, 2016 7:10 am

where do you have 225x225?
Pierre.

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Re: 256*256 - resize option

Postby sibojan » Thu Sep 08, 2016 3:38 am

I got it wrong. it is not 225x225. should be 160*120, 320*240 etc. I already modified the top post.

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Re: 256*256 - resize option

Postby helmut » Thu Sep 08, 2016 8:34 pm

sibojan wrote:I got it wrong. it is not 225x225. should be 160*120, 320*240 etc. I already modified the top post.
These are the standard sizes in XnView 2.36:
Resize_Standard_Sizes.png
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From what I can see only 256x256 is missing. Is this the size you'd like to see added in the "Standard sizes" drop down list?

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Re: 256*256 - resize option

Postby sibojan » Sat Sep 10, 2016 3:37 am

The standard size has no 256*256

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Re: 256*256 - resize option

Postby helmut » Sat Sep 10, 2016 11:21 pm

sibojan wrote:The standard size has no 256*256

O.k., I understand.

Perhaps it would be a good idea to have a setting (list) in the .ini file that allows for adding/removing any sizes to the standard sizes. This setting wouldn't have a user interface (=UI-less setting) and could be set by editing the .ini file, only.

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Re: 256*256 - resize option

Postby sibojan » Tue Sep 13, 2016 9:31 pm

The sizes : 160*120, 320*240, 640*480, 800*600 are really old-fashioned. I think some of them are designed to make desktop wallpaper for small monitor in the old times. Now day, no one uses that kind of monitor anymore. Instead, 256*256 is the most commonly used icon size for windows. A lot of people make their customized icon for their windows folder. It will accelerated the work if that option could be added.

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Re: 256*256 - resize option

Postby sibojan » Wed Sep 14, 2016 12:00 am

I highly support your idea that just having the users to customize the option by editing .ini file.

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Re: 256*256 - resize option

Postby ckit » Mon Oct 31, 2016 10:18 am

sibojan wrote:I highly support your idea that just having the users to customize the option by editing .ini file.


I do too!
Lack of 16:9 aspect resolutions like 1920x1080 is annoying at times
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