Default toolbar icons demopage

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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

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Request:
  1. Reassign the current icon for cmd_OpenProperties to cmd_ShowInfo
  2. Create a new icon for cmd_OpenProperties that's closer to the standard “Property Sheet” symbol
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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

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So which icons cmd_BatchConvert, cmd_BatchRename, cmd_SetTimeStamp & cmd_SetComment?
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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

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xnview wrote:So which icons cmd_BatchConvert, cmd_BatchRename, cmd_SetTimeStamp & cmd_SetComment?
My vote:
cmd_BatchConvert 1
cmd_BatchRename 1
cmd_SetTimeStamp 10
cmd_SetComment 1
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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

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My vote:
cmd_BatchConvert 1
cmd_BatchRename 2
cmd_SetTimeStamp 10
cmd_SetComment 4
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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

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Hello,

I think that we must have icons for :

change color depth
automatic levels
automatic contrast
negative
sepia
old photo

Do you have an idea for the metaphor?

And which others icons are needed?
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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

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Looks like people don't need new icons
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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

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Sorry, I've been busy.

We definitely need:
  • change color depth
    automatic levels
    automatic contrast
I'll try to work up ideas for these three today.

OTOH, I'm not so sure about the need for these icons:
  • negative
    sepia
    old photo
Negative and sepia are easy, but old photo? Very difficult in an icon.
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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

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Image
AutoLevel & AutoContrast

UPD: alternative is letter "A" instead of arrows.
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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

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Hello Mezich.

You are really good. I like them both. Some thoughts:

Automatic Levels

For the Auto levels icon, perhaps reversing the direction of the two little arrows would be better. My reason for this is that I think the automatic levels action typically results in an apparent widening of the histogram.

Automatic Contrast

I really like the appearance of this icon, but it suggests "Adjust contrast" to me (instead of "Auto contrast") since the arrows suggest a variable control, which "Auto" is not;

The problem is how to represent the "Auto" meme component.

Perhaps the "Auto" could be better represented by a little robot head or something that implies robotic action.
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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

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JohnFredC wrote:Hello Mezich.
The problem is how to represent the "Auto" meme component.

Perhaps the "Auto" could be better represented by a little robot head or something that implies robotic action.
That's because I suggest "A" letter. Robot head is too complex fot recognition in small size. I have seen "A" in photo camera UI.
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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

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Understood!

I notice PhotoFiltre has "AUTO" in its icons.
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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

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Image
AutoContrast with "A" letter
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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

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That looks really good.

Did you try an "A" on the Auto Levels also ... for consistent iconography? :wink:
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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

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JohnFredC wrote:That looks really good.
I'm not sure. Will try "A" with different font style on the right.
JohnFredC wrote:Did you try an "A" on the Auto Levels also ... for consistent iconography? :wink:
Ok. In Monday :)
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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

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Some icons from Micrografx Picture Publisher for commands related to color depth, ...
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... and a few examples from my own 16²px theme:
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