[ubuntu-art] [Fwd: Re: Stock rotate icons for eog and gimp]
Troy James Sobotka
troy.sobotka at gmail.com
Fri Jan 19 01:45:28 GMT 2007
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> I'll make SVG and file a bug with Malone. How do you mean this by 'hazy
> gloss needs to be customized for each icon? Is there any SVG available
> so I can just rotate it by 90, 180 and 270 degrees?
Yes there are in /usr/share/icons/Human/scalable
By hazy gloss, notice how your icon looks rotated based on the glossing.
The gloss used in Human should always fall from _above_ proceeding
downwards. Your icons should all share this facet.
This will require you to do a two step process:
1) Ungroup the SVG elements and rotate the lower layers of the arrow.
2) Use a rectangle and apply the exact same gloss parameters using one
of the gradients present in the scalables. They are all created in
Illustrator unfortunately, but you should be able to find the proper
grad. Apply it to a rectangle as an overlay, adjust a curve within it,
and perform an intersection cut or similar task to isolate the gloss.
It is deadly simple to do, so get the Inkscape up. ;)
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