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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

Post by mezich » Tue Oct 05, 2010 2:11 pm

JohnFredC wrote:From my perspective, #4 and #5 are just a "muddle"... too many colors and shapes to communicate effectively. :?

PS. Aren't color depth and palette really the same thing?
Yes. But in #5 more semantic weight: arrows=conversion between two different shapes - circle & square=full & fixed colors. Sorry for my English. So that's because I think #5 will be better.

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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

Post by JohnFredC » Tue Oct 05, 2010 2:24 pm

None of the first group work for me... they are too much "photographic" and their messages are ambiguous.

#1 reminds me too much of "Copy".

#2 is OK but needs a "neutral" canvas. When we change the canvas size we assign a single color.

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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

Post by mezich » Tue Oct 05, 2010 2:32 pm

JohnFredC wrote:None of the first group work for me... they are too much "photographic" and their messages are ambiguous.

#1 reminds me too much of "Copy".

#2 is OK but needs a "neutral" canvas. When we change the canvas size we assign a single color.

Here are suggestions:

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Thanks. But #1 looks like current Fullscreen

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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

Post by JohnFredC » Tue Oct 05, 2010 2:44 pm

mezich wrote:Thanks. But #1 looks like current Fullscreen
Yes, I guess it does. :( But the full screen icon does not show the second (larger) image.

Here is a crude color depth suggestion. The diagonal across the square is a common metaphor.

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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

Post by mezich » Tue Oct 05, 2010 3:18 pm

JohnFredC wrote:
mezich wrote:Thanks. But #1 looks like current Fullscreen
Yes, I guess it does. :( But the full screen icon does not show the second (larger) image.

Here is a crude color depth suggestion. The diagonal across the square is a common metaphor.

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Good for preview image "show indexed/full color". Not for convert. That's because I used arrows.

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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

Post by mezich » Wed Oct 06, 2010 4:57 am

JohnFredC wrote:
mezich wrote:Thanks. But #1 looks like current Fullscreen
Yes, I guess it does. :( But the full screen icon does not show the second (larger) image.
Yes. Not show. But arrows tell us that image size will be increased and no reduced.
May be adding bidirectional arrow in my version between two images will be good for you?

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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

Post by JohnFredC » Wed Oct 06, 2010 1:38 pm

mezich wrote:May be adding bidirectional arrow in my version between two images will be good for you?
Sure, double arrows would better address the resize meme. They would be rather small in that icon, though. Maybe another icon layout would work better.

I repeat myself from previous posts:

Good icon design is the most difficult part of software.
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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

Post by xnview » Thu Oct 07, 2010 6:22 am

So what's the result :-)
If will be good if i could add these icons in XnViewMP (for next week)
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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

Post by mezich » Thu Oct 07, 2010 8:03 am

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1, 3, 5 ImageResize
2, 4, 6 CanvasResize

my vote is 5, 6

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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

Post by xnview » Thu Oct 07, 2010 9:40 am

I like 5 & 6 too
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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

Post by mezich » Thu Oct 07, 2010 10:08 am

xnview wrote:So what's the result :-)
If will be good if i could add these icons in XnViewMP (for next week)
Demopage updated http://www.mezich.ru/xnview/demo/

As I know in XnViewMP 24x24 not used. Only 16x16.
Should I make 16x16 version?

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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

Post by JohnFredC » Thu Oct 07, 2010 11:00 am

I don't care for No. 2 but any of the rest are more than suitable.

To make things easier:

5 & 6

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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

Post by xnview » Thu Oct 07, 2010 11:15 am

mezich wrote:As I know in XnViewMP 24x24 not used. Only 16x16.
Should I make 16x16 version?
24x24 icons are used in toolbar, and 16X16 in menu, so it's not needed... Thanks!
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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

Post by xnview » Thu Oct 07, 2010 11:30 am

Perhaps 'Send by FTP', 'Levels' & 'Shadow/highlight' too???
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Re: Default toolbar icons demopage

Post by mezich » Thu Oct 07, 2010 12:31 pm

JohnFredC wrote: Here is a crude color depth suggestion. The diagonal across the square is a common metaphor.
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Alternative way for "Change color depth" is represent most common usage. By my opinion this is decrease count of colors. What do you think?

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