Icons

jmak jozmak at gmail.com
Sat Jan 20 02:59:21 UTC 2007


On 1/19/07, Jari Rahkonen <jari.rahkonen at pp1.inet.fi> wrote:
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> jmak kirjoitti:
> > On 1/19/07, Jari Rahkonen <jari.rahkonen at pp1.inet.fi> wrote:
> >>
> >> jmak kirjoitti:
> >>> Hi all,
> >>>
> >>> I'am giving a face-lift to some of the icons including the ones in the
> >>> setting manager because I think they are outdated. I already have
> >>> created some icons but I am not able figure out what file should I
> >>> modify to make the new icon show in the setting manager dialog box. I
> >>> changed the icon path in some of the applications files in the
> >>> Application folder but that didn;t change the icons in the setting
> >>> manager. It changes them in the menu list but this is not what I want.
> >>> Could anyone help me out here?
> >>>
> >>> Jmak
> >>>
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >>
> >> AFAIK the settings manager plugins have the icon filenames hard coded in
> >> the source. The icons themselves are installed into the hicolor icon
> >> theme by the packages that provide these plugins. For example, the
> >> package xfce-mcs-plugins (or xfce4-mcs-plugins) installs the following
> >> icons into /usr/share/icons/hicolor/(scalable|48x48)/apps:
> >>
> >> xfce-filemanager.(svg|png)
> >> xfce4-display.(svg|png)
> >> xfce4-keyboard.(svg|png)
> >> xfce4-mouse.(svg|png)
> >> xfce4-ui.(svg|png)
> >>
> >> Note that you might need to restart the xfce-mcs-manager process (or
> >> simply log out and back in) to see the changes in the settings manager
> >> UI after modifying these files. You might also want to offer your
> >> new-and-improved icons to be included upstream before substituting them
> >> locally in the Xubuntu packages. The xfce4-dev list [1] would probably
> >> be the right place for this.
> >>
> >>
> >
> > Thanks Jari,
> >
> > I looked at those directories already but those icons are not the same
> > as the ones in the setting manager. I also looked at the
> > /usr/share/icons/hicolor/48x48/apps directory. In this, some of the
> > icons are the same as in the setting manager but some different (for
> > instance the xfce4-display). Just to try what happens, I replaced the
> > calendar icon in this directory with my own but the setting manager
> > still shows the old icon.
> >
> > Jmak
>
> Hi again,
>
>
> Are you sure your current icon theme doesn't override the icons
> installed by the packages? Tango, for example, provides symlinked
> substitute icons for most of these, including the orage/xfcalendar icon
> you mentioned, xfcalendar.(png|svg). Look in the 48x48/apps and
> scalable/apps directories of your current theme and it's fallbacks to
> see if they provide these icons.
>
> If all you want is to see your new icons in action after you've placed
> them in hicolor, you can simply switch to the "rodent" icon theme
> provided by Xfce (it should be available, at least if you're running
> Xubuntu Edgy, don't know about Feisty) or hicolor so the default icons
> will be picked up. And I tested, no need to restart xfce-mcs-manager,
> just change the icon theme.
>
>
> - - Jari
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