[texworks] Icon v6+pen (was: Icon v6)

Jérome Laurens jerome.laurens at u-bourgogne.fr
Fri Jul 17 01:33:39 CEST 2009

Le 16 juil. 09 à 21:54, Jonathan Kew a écrit :

> On 16 Jul 2009, at 18:30, Stefan Löffler wrote:
>> Sure. New version is attached. If I may add my 2 cents:
>> * I, too, like the idea of the pen and of course the great  
>> inscription.
>> * I kind of dislike the heavy outline of the pen (which has a rather
>> drastic contrast to the rest of the image anyway).

This is pure Tango style. Many icons of the tango library have such a  

>> * Would it be possible to make the pen thinner and/or longer? It  
>> looks
>> rather compressed to me. Or give it a more three-dimensional look if
>> it's supposed to be viewed at an angle.
> Agreed with all this. I don't know what tools Jérôme used for his  
> first version, but the style of the pen there would be a much better  
> fit. Ideally, perhaps it -- or a refined version; I notice that one  
> didn't have a "brand name" yet :) -- could be imported as an object  
> into Blender, so that the two pieces can be positioned and lit  
> together. But I know nothing about the tools or file formats or  
> anything.... that may not be feasible at all.

The pen is a pure GIMP bitmap (based on a real photo, try to guess the  
model...) . It needs more work (unexpected white boundary). I added a  
TeX book blue layer.

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Notice that the slot should be darker than the bottom side around.  
This is most certainly an error of the rendering engine and you won't  
be able to do anything about that.
The same for the darker regions : the bottom edge of the T is very  
similar to the bottom side of the cube, but their are enlightened  
completely differently. Rather weird.

Maybe the slot can be enlarged to be visible at size 32.

The ink plots are microscopic. I am not sure if they are really  

Did you try to change the texture of your object?
The type is highly magnified such that we should really see some  
defects like for the fi type of my previous mail.
There are many free textures available on the net (google for images  
"texture aluminium")
In general, the dimension of the texture file is twice the one of the  

BTW, I will try to add a TeXworks label, but it is far from  

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