REQ: Change menubar MDI icon

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REQ: Change menubar MDI icon

Post by EgoSun » Sun Jun 12, 2005 10:56 pm

I must admit that even Photoshop has this hellish icon, but it's rather prettier.
This is my suggestion:
Browser mode - pretty folder icon or at least something suitable by sense.
View mode - filetype icon of the viewed file at the moment.

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Re: REQ: Change menubar MDI icon

Post by Olive » Mon Jun 13, 2005 3:25 am

EgoSun wrote:View mode - filetype icon of the viewed file at the moment.
Um it'll be rather distracting, if the icon changed with every file you view.

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Post by helmut » Mon Jun 13, 2005 6:34 am

Pierre could create a symbol which has the background colour on the fly. But when setting the MDI windows to normal state, the icon will look pretty ugly, then.

(I'm hesitant to write this since I think this is a minor problem and we are disabling a normal feature).

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Post by EgoSun » Mon Jun 13, 2005 2:19 pm

helmut wrote:I'm hesitant to write this since I think this is a minor problem and we are disabling a normal feature
Yes it is, until the rest of them are solved.
This is a quite important problem because it spoils the first impression about the program.

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Post by ckit » Mon Jun 13, 2005 2:54 pm

Only my opinion but I say leave it as it is.
I'm more worried about the stability of XnView and not how the GUI looks.

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Post by Lesmo16 » Mon Jun 13, 2005 3:40 pm

EgoSun wrote:
helmut wrote:I'm hesitant to write this since I think this is a minor problem and we are disabling a normal feature
Yes it is, until the rest of them are solved.
I think we shouldn't discuss that icon, but the whole MDI. Here's already a thread about it.
EgoSun wrote:This is a quite important problem because it spoils the first impression about the program.
IMHO, there are other things doing that ... :?
XnView is one of few programs, which annoy with screen flickering in certain situations.
I mean screen elements unnessecarily build in several sections, Windows desktop visible through xnView while building preview, weird effects caused by resizing with mouse ...
Unfortunately I don't know, how much of that is caused by my SuperTurboPowerMachine
(PIII 700 / 512MB / GeForce DDR 32MB). :wink:
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Post by ckv » Mon Jun 13, 2005 4:01 pm

Lesmo16 wrote:Unfortunately I don't know, how much of that is caused by my SuperTurboPowerMachine
(PIII 700 / 512MB / GeForce DDR 32MB). :wink:
My computer is something like that, except AMD 800 / 256MB
What OS you have? I am using Windows 98 and I don't have any of those annoying things you describe.
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Post by Guest » Mon Jun 13, 2005 4:26 pm

ckv wrote:
Lesmo16 wrote:Unfortunately I don't know, how much of that is caused by my SuperTurboPowerMachine
(PIII 700 / 512MB / GeForce DDR 32MB). :wink:
My computer is something like that, except AMD 800 / 256MB
What OS you have? I am using Windows 98 and I don't have any of those annoying things you describe.
I'm using Win XP / SP2 with that hardware, and there are no problems with other viewers or graphic suites.
But I like xnView and the combination of xnView with TotalCommander most, so I have to accept that behaviour. :wink:

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Post by Lesmo16 » Mon Jun 13, 2005 4:49 pm

@ckv:
Oops, previous Guest was me. :|


@EgoSun:
EgoSun wrote:The man who cares about XnView's appearance more than anybody else
Wow, you've increased your care - not long ago it was more than the author himself ...
Seriously you can be sure, almost all forum members do care about xnView's appearrance - so you're not alone! :mrgreen:
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Post by ckv » Mon Jun 13, 2005 6:06 pm

Lesmo16 wrote:Seriously you can be sure, almost all forum members do care about xnView's appearrance - so you're not alone! :mrgreen:
Yeah I guess you are right. (I was one of the 'new icons for XnView' loonys), but these things depends always peoples taste. And this icon what gives shivers for EgoSun, don't bother me at all.

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Post by EgoSun » Tue Jun 14, 2005 9:30 am

Right, let´s concentrate on something else. I caught few bugs this night, it´s time to talk about them. CU in another threads :wink:

PS. I´ll use a resource editor to change that icon.

Somebody kill this thread.

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Post by ckv » Tue Jun 14, 2005 3:51 pm

EgoSun wrote:PS. I´ll use a resource editor to change that icon.
:wink:
EgoSun wrote:Somebody kill this thread.
Or move it to Postponed
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