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Last modified 3 years ago

#38 new enhancement

New Keka Icon

Reported by: UpdateNut Owned by:
Priority: minor Milestone: Future ideas
Component: Interface Version: All
Keywords: Cc:

Description

I noticed in the Keka user discussion on Mac Update that not everyone liked the current icon for Keka. I like it, but in case you ever want a new one, I made one in the old version of Omnigraffle that came bundled with my iMac.

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Changed 5 years ago by UpdateNut

Attachment: Keka_Icon_Prototype.png added

New Keka Icon

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by aONe

I'm aware of that. It's normal, not all people like bugs... But I really like the metaphor of the woodlouse and the compression. I think the point is to make a more friendly woodlouse, less real that the current.

I've tried paying a designer but the work never ended. So... Your prototype is way far from the metaphor! How was the omnigraffle icon? Similar to your version?

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by aONe

I'm working right now with Pablo that made this:

http://prcmelo.deviantart.com/art/Keka-File-Type-Icons-276678698

We're (mostly he will) working to use that icons in the near future. And I think the Keka bundled in this icon can be also the new icon... Less buggy.

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by UpdateNut

No, the Omnigraffle icon is much different, it's a clipboard with a sheet with a line diagram on it. I like star icons, and used the colors of the different compression formats from the preview photo for the rays. Don't worry, as I said, I like the current icon, I just wanted to contribute something in case you ever wanted a new one.

comment:4 Changed 5 years ago by aONe

I like stars too. My first app ever was kind of a star: http://www.aoneonline.net/?app=tempone&os=Windows&lang=en

Didn't noticed the colors, now you say it is pretty clear :)

comment:5 Changed 5 years ago by dlp

I didn't realize it's a woodlouse until I read this. I hadn't looked closely enough and thought it was some kind of marine shell.

Anyway, I don't associate woodlice with shrinking. Seems to me they just roll up.

I recognized the colors in UpdateNut?'s icon and understood the references immediately. It's very abstract, though, and doesn't suggest shrinking to me either.

comment:6 Changed 5 years ago by aONe

Closed this one:

https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&aid=3116810&group_id=275361&atid=1169895

In favor of the current ticket. There's some chat there :)

comment:7 Changed 3 years ago by aONe

Component: Core
Version: All

comment:8 Changed 3 years ago by aONe

Component: CoreInterface
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