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Re: Compare icon

Post by xnview » Wed Aug 27, 2008 3:44 am

mezich wrote:And I'm not found compare function in version 0.005 (Jul 2 2008) :(
You have compare in xnview win
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Post by mezich » Wed Aug 27, 2008 8:17 am

next iteration of compare icon
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Post by Troken » Wed Aug 27, 2008 8:25 am

mezich wrote:next iteration of compare icon
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Hi, great effort Mezich, as usual! But spontanously, I dont like the equal (=) signs, I didn't see them as the typographical equal sign, but more as some visual symbol: Nr. 2 reminds of a button on a coat/clothing and nr two as stiches on two patches. What if you simply remove the equal-sign in nr 3?

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Post by mezich » Wed Aug 27, 2008 8:40 am

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Post by Peter2 » Wed Aug 27, 2008 9:02 am

To my mind "compare" means "a=b?"

Maybe you could try an icon "image - equal sign - image - question mark"?

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Post by mezich » Wed Aug 27, 2008 9:04 am

Peter2 wrote:To my mind "compare" means "a=b?"

Maybe you could try an icon "image - equal sign - image - question mark"?

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It's not possible in 24x24. And will be too complex.

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Post by oops66 » Wed Aug 27, 2008 11:35 am

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I like n°3, it is my favorite now, but with an intrinsic dichotomy like JohnFred said before, it will be better (like the icon n°2 bellow).
Because "Compare" means for me: Is this image is similar to an other one ?
Then "=?", and usually the probability is very very small to have exactly the same image.
Only "=" means for me (make equal or make a link)
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Post by JohnFredC » Wed Aug 27, 2008 12:05 pm

If you changed the color of the right hand "image" in #4, my vote would be #4. Yes that breaks the symmetry of the icon, but Compare is typically between different images, not the same image!

So I vote #4.

Very attractive, reasonably accurate symbology, and with a distinctive outline different from the other toolbar icons (therefore good for hand-to-eye coordination).

My second favorite is #3. The "equals" sign has good contrast and would help visual identification. But #3 also needs the second (right-hand) "image" to differ from the first (left-hand) "image" for it to work for me.
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Post by mezich » Wed Aug 27, 2008 12:40 pm

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Post by oops66 » Wed Aug 27, 2008 12:49 pm

mezich wrote:Image
For me: Yes for the n°2 (Compare icon)
one vote ! :D
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Post by JohnFredC » Wed Aug 27, 2008 1:10 pm

#1

But two is OK, too :wink:
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Post by xnview » Wed Aug 27, 2008 3:28 pm

#1
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Post by Troken » Wed Aug 27, 2008 5:07 pm

Nr 1, looks good.

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Post by Peter2 » Wed Aug 27, 2008 5:47 pm

#2

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Post by Olivier_G » Wed Aug 27, 2008 8:53 pm

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I like n°3 here.

The meaning of the balance [1] is not obvious (weight?), the "equal symbol" [2] only may implie a transformation, and the "question mark" [4], well... I don't know? :?:

The "is it equal?" of #3 is quite interesting. There is no need for different colours IMHO, because people usually compare similar images...
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