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Re: Ugly main menu icon



On Thu, 2003-10-09 at 20:30, Owen Taylor wrote:
> OK, figured out what is going on with the blurry main menu icon:
> 
>  - Panel thinks that the main menu icon is going to be themed
>    by the stock icon mechanism
> 
>  - We don't want the main menu icon themed, so we don't put
>    it in Bluecurve.
> 
>  - The way that the default icon is set for the stock icon
>    is that the panel  looks up the icon at size 24 in the 
>    current *icon* theme. 
> 
>  - That used to find only the 48 pixel variant, but Garrett just 
>    added 16,24,36 variants of the icon, so => extreme ugliness.
> 
> I think if we just hack the panel to look up the icon at
> a very large size, it should fix this pretty well - 
> 
> -   filename = gnome_desktop_item_find_icon (
> -                 panel_icon_theme, stock_icons [i].icon, icon_height, 0);
> +   filename = gnome_desktop_item_find_icon (
> +                 panel_icon_theme, stock_icons [i].icon, 1000, 0);
> 
> it may, in a few cases, mean that we scale down rather than
> using the right size icons, but for anything actually in Bluecurve
> it won't matter, since it will go through the normal GTK+ stock
> icon size look up mechanisms.

Yeah, this means all the menu items will use the largest icon scaled
down instead of the 24x24 ones. I dunno if we have any 24x24 icons that
aren't just downscaled 48x48 ones though.

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