"ROS native" caption look

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ThePhysicist
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"ROS native" caption look

Post by ThePhysicist » Fri Mar 17, 2006 3:48 am

Now I have done some design, too. And I have changed some kernel code (only cowards start coding with command line apps ;-))
This is the result:
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I know it's not perfect, yet. And I havent figured out good color values for the inactive caption, I will do that later.
The caption font doesn't look good. I tried to change it, by hacking the registry (really hacking, with hex-editor ;-)), but it didn't work, I changed from bold to extrabold and even changed "Bitstream Vera Sans" to "Bitstream Vera Sans Bold", but it didn't work.
I tried to put Tahoma into ROS, changed the entries for CaptionFont to the same values of WinXP and renamed "Tahoma" in the SOFTWARE hive, so it wouldn't be replaced. But that did only destroy my installation.

I defenitly need a working regedit... and a working copy command and a working file explorer and ... ;-)

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Post by cmoibenlepro » Fri Mar 17, 2006 5:37 am

good 8)

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Re: "ROS native" caption look

Post by Jaix » Fri Mar 17, 2006 3:34 pm

ThePhysicist wrote:I defenitly need a working regedit... and a working copy command and a working file explorer and ... ;-)
Use TotalCommander, it is really good for file copy and so on, it can even get files from a ftp-server.

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Post by Pharaoh_Atem » Sat Mar 18, 2006 7:11 pm

I found a nice file manager called Alt Commander, its not shareware! Available at http://www.altcmd.net/
And a free registry editor called Registry Commander, its also not shareware!
Available at http://www.aezay.dk/aezay/regcmd/index.html

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Post by kokodin » Thu Mar 23, 2006 5:43 pm

hey i have one tip:
we must change off logoff icons :D to something like that
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don't you think

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Post by Harteex » Thu Mar 23, 2006 5:51 pm

Looks nice I must say

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Post by kokodin » Thu Mar 23, 2006 6:53 pm

thanks ii make this 2 icons in all sizes (48,32,24,16) but i can't make nice 16 colours ones :[ if you want i can give this icons to project :P pleas say that you want them

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Post by cmoibenlepro » Fri Mar 24, 2006 5:52 am

kokodin wrote:thanks ii make this 2 icons in all sizes (48,32,24,16) but i can't make nice 16 colours ones :[ if you want i can give this icons to project :P pleas say that you want them
Yes I want them, they are cool. 8)

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Post by kokodin » Fri Mar 24, 2006 2:03 pm


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Post by cmoibenlepro » Fri Mar 24, 2006 9:57 pm

nice 8)

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Post by kokodin » Sun Mar 26, 2006 2:57 am

ok my icons are now part of this forum :P plaese (developers) make them part of explorer i want see this on cia, please :!: if they arent good quality just say it
i'm waiting for any sugestions and/or mount them in a right place :D

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Post by mily » Sun Mar 26, 2006 10:32 am

cmoibenlepro wrote:nice 8)

so ugly :?

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Post by Switchboy » Sun Mar 26, 2006 10:35 pm

Nice work! I like it even better than the original 2k look.

It looks a little 3D because the top has "shadow" and the other side is light. :D

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Post by counting_pine » Sun Mar 26, 2006 11:48 pm

To me, they look a little blurry, and the 32-bit icons could benefit from a more sophisticated alpha blending method.
Apart from that, they look ok. I'd suggest using png rather than jpg for previews, because jpeg artifacts never look good on icons.

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Post by oiaohm » Mon Mar 27, 2006 12:52 am

I like the idea of using International Standard Icons for were it fits.

Logout and Shutdown are covered in it. Do we have a graphic editing person here. Svg version of them would be good. Rescale into the future and keep them looking good.

Three options. Transparent but symbol same color as text.
Symbol in button round button like current.
Symbol in square button. Nice to see all three. One will be better.

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