minor cosmetic sugg. on thumbnail borders

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klaus2

minor cosmetic sugg. on thumbnail borders

Post by klaus2 »

imo thumbnails with borders defined, currently don't look very nice (somehow old-fashioned);
What about rounded corners; see the image how it could look like ..
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helmut
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Post by helmut »

Round corners look really nice. I also would like to have these.
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Post by Troken »

I use shadows only for the thumbnails, and this was the first argument to choose XnView – all other programs has too cheesy thumbnail-appearances. XnView really looks nice! So in my opinion, let it be as it is, but make rounded corners as an option if many people like the new suggestion.
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Post by helmut »

Troken wrote:I use shadows only for the thumbnails, and this was the first argument to choose XnView – all other programs has too cheesy thumbnail-appearances. XnView really looks nice! So in my opinion, let it be as it is, but make rounded corners as an option if many people like the new suggestion.
Yepp, I also use shadow display. For those who have border displayed it would be nice to have an option "Use rounded corners", though.
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Post by klaus2 »

Hi Helmut,

great!
Do you put it onto the req. list?

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Post by Dreamer »

klaus2 wrote:Hi Helmut,

great!
Do you put it onto the req. list?

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Post by klaus2 »

little reminder; no big deal;
maybe nobody else does like it ..

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Post by JohnFredC »

In principle rounded corners are nice, but need to be anti-aliased to look professional, otherwise they just make the edges look ragged (as in the above screen clip).

If implemented, rounded corners should be optional.

I wouldn't use them.
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