[texworks] Icon

Jonathan Kew jfkthame at googlemail.com
Sun Jul 5 18:07:44 CEST 2009

On 5 Jul 2009, at 13:13, Stefan Löffler wrote:

> Well, the large version would actually need a lot of fine-tuning,
> texturing and modeling to make it look like metal, etc. But that can  
> be
> left for a later time ;).

Sure, that'd be nice, though I have no idea how much work this involves.

> * Moved the T down a bit. It doesn't really show on the icon-sized
> versions, but it does for the 480 pixel size.
> * Turned up the fill light, i.e. made the shadows less pronounced.  
> Does
> help a little bit, though of course it's again most pronounced in the
> large version
> * Made the ink blue (btw, I'm glad it could be recognized as  
> ink ;)). I
> used the "navy" color (#000080) that's also in use on the tug webpage.
> If "TeXbook blue" is actually a different color I can change that  
> easily
> if you send me rgb or hsv values. I think it adds a nice touch of  
> color
> to the whole thing.

I like the blue. By "TeXbook blue" I just meant something reminiscent  
of the cover of the book; I don't think it's an official color name!  
(And it depends whether you have the hard- or soft-cover edition, and  
how long it's been lying in the sun.... :)

Thanks again,


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