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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: this is in production now...Re: [WWW] new logo in staging only...I think we need a graphic modification
Date Wed, 04 Apr 2012 04:19:51 GMT

On Apr 3, 2012, at 8:31 PM, Kay Schenk wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 4:38 PM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> 
>> 
>> On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 4:14 PM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:
>> 
>>> 
>>> On Apr 3, 2012, at 3:59 PM, Kay Schenk wrote:
>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On 04/03/2012 03:46 PM, drew jensen wrote:
>>>>> Maybe one of should drop Michael Acevedo a note, see if he already has
>>> a
>>>>> source file handy - xcf, svg.
>>>>> 
>>>>> If not - I don't know of a svg (or any vector based) file for the bug
>>>>> part of the image - I know how to recreate one properly from the 256px
>>>>> png image and would be more then willing to do that, and recreate a
>>>>> likeness of the orb logo design all vector based and a jpg from that.
>>>>> 
>>>>> I could likely have that here pretty quickly - it would be polite
>>> though
>>>>> to email Michael first however, I suppose.
>>>>> 
>>>>> so - added him on CC to the mail here
>>>>> 
>>>>> Howdy Michael,
>>>>> 
>>>>> Good instincts on your proposal.. wondering if you have any source type
>>>>> fies for the jpg file posted t the wiki?
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> //drew
>>>> 
>>>> OK, maybe I was a bit confusing, and I hope this elaboration helps.
>>>> 
>>>> What I think would be ideal is for someone to take the "cropped" image
>>> I did that is in svn at--
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/ooo/ooo-site/trunk/content/images/AOO_logos/AOO_orb1_cropped.jpg
>>>> 
>>>> this is now 217 x 79
>>>> 
>>>> re-size it "up" to 275 x 100
>>>> 
>>>> with clear lettering instead of the blurring that happens
>>>> 
>>>> I have just about NO talent with graphics editing at all.
>>>> 
>>>> So thanks for any help with this.
>>> 
>>> We'll need the original vectors. I think the correct size will have the
>>> Orb be about 70px tall and centered vertically with 15px above, below and
>>> left of it.
>>> 
>>> If the size is exactly 100 you probably don't need to do anything, but
>>> you might want to edit css/ooo.css
>>> 
>>> #ooo-logo {
>>>       height: 100px;
>>>       padding-top: 4px;
>>>       padding-left: 8px;
>>> }
>>> 
>> 
>> ahhhh! light dawns -- maybe. The graphic height is actually 79 -- I didn't
>> tract down the css for any of this --but the rendering  kept changing it to
>> 100. It looks better alreger actually but then there's teh blrury text.
>> 
>> OK, I'll play some more but it may have to wait until tomorrow.
>> 
>> 
>>> 
>>> You may want to remove the height setting.
>>> 
>>> To adjust the text banner here is the css in css/ooo.css:
>>> 
>>> #bannercenter {
>>>       padding: 31pt 2pt 14pt 2pt;
>>>       float: center;
>>>       color: #107EC0;
>>> }
>>> 
>>> Play with the padding until pleased. I like to do this in Google Chrome.
>>> 
>> 
>> OK, I'll try again...
>> 
> 
> well...I did a LOT more futzing kind of to no avail...changed some styles,
> corrected some erroneous ones, then finally put this into production.
> 
> It could look better but well, web sites are NEVER set in concrete, and I
> wanted to get this done before RC 3.4, which seems rather imminent.
> 
> And I can't speak to my available time over the next day or so.

I've edited ooo.css for the both bannercenter and bannerright and I think it looks better.

Basically I changed padding values to move the elements up 4 px.

It looks good. I'm publishing it.

> 
> Meanwhile, I will try to document the setup as I know it (which is well,
> not very good).

Thanks. I've dropped clues in lots of emails and you can always ask.

> 
> done for today...

I'm glad you did this. It's good to know someone else is understanding how it works.

Best Regards,
Dave

> 
> 
>> 
>> 
>>> 
>>> Regards,
>>> Dave
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> I also copied Michael...
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Tue, 2012-04-03 at 15:23 -0700, Kay Schenk wrote:
>>>>>> Folks --
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> The new logo is rendered on the staging web site right now--
>>>>>> http://ooo-site.staging.apache.org/
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> It will not go into the production site, www.openoffice.org until
>>>>>> someone does a "publish" which I have not yet done. I'm not happy
with
>>>>>> the size or positioning of the new logo.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> I rendered an alternate version of it -- cropped -- in
>>>>>> 
>>> http://ooo-site.staging.apache.org/images/AOO_logos/AOO_orb1_cropped.jpg
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> This actually looks pretty  good *except* the image itself is 217
x
>>> 79,
>>>>>> and somehow the web site wants to render it at 275 x 100, which
>>>>>> positioning wise is SUPER, but then the lettering is quite blurry.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> screen capture of what happened is at:
>>>>>> 
>>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Web+Site+with+Proposed+Logos
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> So, I would LOVE for some creative person out there to take
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>> http://ooo-site.staging.apache.org/images/AOO_logos/AOO_orb1_cropped.jpg
>>>>>> (cropped version is in svn also)
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> change it's size to 275 x 100 and make the lettering better.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On the other hand, if you love the staging rendering, I'll go ahead
>>> and
>>>>>> publish it.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --
>>>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>> MzK
>>>> 
>>>> "Women and cats will do as they please,
>>>> and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."
>>>>                                   -- Robert Heinlein
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> 
>> --
>> 
>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> MzK
>> 
>> 
>> "Women and cats will do as they please,
>> and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."
>>                                                                    --
>> Robert Heinlein
>> 
>> 
>> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> MzK
> 
> "Women and cats will do as they please,
> and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."
>                                                                    --
> Robert Heinlein


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