Bug 80749 - Some icons under gnome menu looks fuzzy
Some icons under gnome menu looks fuzzy
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-artwork (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Alexander Larsson
David Lawrence
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Blocks: 79579 CambridgeTarget
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Reported: 2002-12-30 15:59 EST by louisgtwo
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:49 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-06 03:48:18 EDT
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Description louisgtwo 2002-12-30 15:59:31 EST
icons for Log Out and Lock Screen looks very fuzzy, expecially if you drag them
onto the panel. Many more icons on the gnome menu look fuzzy to.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2003-01-01 01:18:46 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 80366 ***
Comment 2 louisgtwo 2003-01-01 14:05:32 EST
Bug 80366 has nothing to do with this bug. I don't get it.
Comment 3 Havoc Pennington 2003-01-12 23:48:45 EST
I'm pretty sure the bug is a dup, Bill must have just typed the wrong number.

Alex - Kenneth thought the icons from the icon theme were fuzzy 
and /usr/share/pixmaps icons were not. I didn't verify. Maybe we are picking 
the wrong sizes?
Comment 4 Alexander Larsson 2003-01-14 09:25:44 EST
There are two problems
a) GnomeIconTheme picked 16x16 instead of 32x32 when looking up a 20x20 icon.
I've checked in a fix to libgnomeui HEAD that makes it never scale up unless it
has to.

b) we still have prescaled icons in the Bluecurve theme, and the
X-GNOME-AlreadyScaled=true hack doesn't work anymore.
Comment 5 Kenneth Rohde Christiansen 2003-01-14 09:40:12 EST
I installed cvs libgnomeui and removed the X-GNOME-AlreadyScaled=true lines from
Bluecurve/index.theme - now everything works. Thanks Alex!
Comment 6 Havoc Pennington 2003-01-14 19:33:55 EST
It's not as bad now but Garrett thinks we are still e.g. scaling the menu icons
from 32x32 instead of 48x48.

IMO we should:
 - put back the Makefile stuff to do scaling
 - remove any scaled icons that are checked in to CVS
 - restore the X-GNOME-AlreadyScaled hack, or do the automated 
   Makefile scaling to all sizes we use.
Comment 7 Alexander Larsson 2003-01-15 04:34:25 EST
Why do you think we need the prescaled icons? What requires them?
Comment 8 Alexander Larsson 2003-01-15 04:38:57 EST
Btw. Yes, we do currently scale down the 32x32 icon.
Comment 9 Havoc Pennington 2003-01-15 09:21:20 EST
KDE required the scaled icons in 8.0. It may no longer require them, then 
we can just kill them, but so far no one has *verified* that KDE no longer 
requires them.
Comment 10 Havoc Pennington 2003-01-15 09:26:02 EST
Let's do this:
 - remove the prescaled icons from CVS
 - I'll test KDE for breakage
 - we can add the autoscaler if required
Comment 11 Alexander Larsson 2003-01-15 13:11:27 EST
Good plan. In fact I'm already working on the patch to fix KDE scaling (which
seems to be existing, but buggy).
Comment 12 Garrett LeSage 2003-07-31 12:35:46 EDT
Multiple sizes of the icons are now provided. I checked in the sheets and
changed the config file for the app icons yesterday. For stock icons (which are
not in KDE, yet), there are already a few sizes as well. I plan on implementing
more sizes for the filesystem and mimetype icons soon.

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