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From drew <d...@baseanswers.com>
Subject Re: "I want to stay informed about OpenOffice" option for the home page?
Date Sat, 05 May 2012 19:24:13 GMT
On Sat, 2012-05-05 at 14:16 -0400, Rob Weir wrote:
> On Sat, May 5, 2012 at 1:47 PM, drew <drew@baseanswers.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, 2012-05-05 at 11:03 -0400, Rob Weir wrote:
> >> On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 9:22 PM, drew jensen <drewjensen.inbox@gmail.com>
wrote:
> >> > On Sat, 2012-05-05 at 03:19 +0200, Marcus (OOo) wrote:
> >> >> Am 05/05/2012 12:49 AM, schrieb drew:
> >> >> > On Fri, 2012-05-04 at 17:42 -0400, Rob Weir wrote:
> >> >> >> On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 3:24 PM, drew<drew@baseanswers.com>
 wrote:
> >> >> > <snip>
> >> >> >
> >> >> >>>
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> I tried rendering the SVG at 50x50 and nothing comes through.
 I think
> >> >> >> we need something much simpler.  I'll look around.
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> I also noticed now that the exiting art work is 50x500 pixels.
 They
> >> >> >> have two versions of each icon, one for the mouse over where
they
> >> >> >> darken the image a bit.  Clever, but more work for producing
new
> >> >> >> icons.
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Well, how about:
> >> >> > http://lo-portal.us/aoo/temp/keep-in-touch_aoo.png
> >> >> >
> >> >> > for a mashup approach.
> >> >>
> >> >> Also very preasant. However, don't you think it is too high compared
> >> >> with the other icons?
> >> >
> >> > Is it? I put one of other images up next to it, and brought the top
> >> > (G+) button up to match the top (the extension jigsaw puzzle piece) -
> >> > but I did not try using it on a mockup page, so it could be.
> >> >
> >>
> >> Hi Drew,
> >>
> >> I did a local build of the website, with your logo in it.  Good news
> >> is you have the alignment of the normal and hover versions perfect.
> >> So it works well in that regard.
> >>
> >> But we're only getting a partial render in each state.  I see the g+
> >> icon and 90% of the Twitter fish.  Now, we could muck around with the
> >> CSS to show more of that, but that would expand the entire block for
> >> that item and put the page out of balance, IMHO.
> >>
> >> Ideally I think we want to have this icon use the same vertical space
> >> as the other icons, i.e., the same visible space, not just the same
> >> total 500px space.   We have a similar constraint on horizontal size,
> >> in order to preserve the text alignment.
> >>
> >> I wonder if a newspaper icon would work in this context?  Keep
> >> informed, announcements, news, etc.
> >
> > Lets look - updated the png
> > http://lo-portal.us/aoo/temp/keep-in-touch_aoo.png
> >
> 
> Brilliant.  It works perfectly.
> 
> Just so we record on the list archives this information for future
> generations, what is the magic needed to get the "faded" and "normal"
> versions of the icon?  Are you changing saturation?  Something else?
> And by how much?

Adjusting the transparency level for the stroke/fill - how much, by
eye, ;-) but the value is available in the svg file referenced.

Anyway - if that works I'll quit and remove those files from the temp
directory.

//drew


> 
> Now to make a page for that to link to.  That's just HTML.  I can
> handle that ;-)
> 
> -Rob
> 
> > you can find the svg format, with the original g+, etc parts justed move
> > off page at http://lo-portal.us/aoo/temp/keep-in-touch_aoo.svg
> >
> > //drew
> >
> >>
> >> -Rob
> >>
> >> >
> >> > //drew
> >> >
> >> >>
> >> >> Marcus
> >> >>
> >> >
> >> >
> >>
> >
> >
> 



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