[texworks] About the Icon Design (was: Icon Update)

Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Sun Jul 12 15:00:43 CEST 2009

On Sun, Jul 12, 2009 at 05:03, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> On 12 July 2009 Mojca Miklavec wrote:
>  > I prefer the first version too. However:
>  > - I don't use Blender; I know that if figure was created with povray,
>  > one could create an image of arbitrary size at any given moment and I
>  > assume the same is true for Blender.
> Hi Mojca,
> of course, you can create .pk files with more or less arbitrary
> resolutions from Metafont sources.  But nowadays nobody want to have
> bitmaps in the final PDF file.  Same for graphics.

Actually it's not the same for graphics. You don't want to have photos
(in final PDF) in vector format.

Inspecting icons on Mac, I would say that maybe Qt and Firefox are
from vector format (carefully prepared), but the rest most probably
comes from high-resolution bitmap graphics.

In the spirit of other comments just a thought ... CM/LM comes with N
design sizes + careful hinting.

>  > - In case that agreement is set to use the vector format: then I would
>  > expect at least a purism to the point of creating the image in TikZ
>  > for example :) :) :)
> Yes, please proceed.  :) :) :)

The problem is that I like the first version more than the second one
... If everyone is satisfied with svg version, conversion to TikZ
should be straightforward.


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