[texworks] About the Icon Design

Stefan Löffler st.loeffler at gmail.com
Tue Jul 14 07:35:51 CEST 2009

On 2009-07-14 01:23, Jérome Laurens wrote:
> Le 11 juil. 09 à 20:31, Stefan Löffler a écrit :
>> [skipped lots of icon guidelines]
> An icon following these rules as well as Mac OS X quidelines could be
> something like
> [icon skipped]
> - clearly related to TeX
> - the pen to indicate that this app is for making documents (the pen
> is standard on Mac OS X for such apps)
> - the square ruler in the background is used to diminish transparency
> it refers to geometry and measurements and as a tool it may also be
> related to "works".
> It is more Mac than Tango, but it is indeed a matter of culture.

I like it. Plus, it's probably relatively straight-forward to create a
vector version of it. It probably needs some hand crafting below 32x32
px, but then again what icon doesn't.


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