Panel resizing

Vincent Untz vuntz at
Mon Nov 19 16:57:24 GMT 2007

Le lundi 19 novembre 2007, à 18:32 +1300, Matthew Paul Thomas a écrit :
> On Nov 18, 2007, at 9:36 PM, Vincent Untz wrote:
>> ...
>>> Even if the icons did use the themes correctly, that wouldn't work well 
>>> for panel sizes such as 30px, 31px, and 41px to 47px inclusive, just as 
>>> it doesn't work well now. With a panel size that was specified in points 
>>> and scaling itself based on the screen resolution, you might
>>> easily end up in those pixel ranges and not know why the panel looked
>>> bad.
>> We never scale icons in the panel. For a panel with a size between 24px
>> and 31px, we use the 24px with some padding around it. For 32 to 47, we
>> use the 32px icon with some padding, etc.
>> ...
> Right, and that's why it doesn't look so good. The amount of padding 
> differs widely depending on the pixel size, so some sizes are bound to look 
> out of proportion. Conversely, if the icons were scaled, they'd look 
> blotchy or blurry in outline-heavy icon styles such as Gnome and Human.

Actually, someone convinced me that even with the padding, they wouldn't
look out of proportion. At least, as you say, they're not blurry.

But I'm known for having no good artistic and UI sense :-)


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