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From Alexandro Colorado <...@oooes.org>
Subject Re: [UX] OpenOffice iconset consistency
Date Thu, 04 Oct 2012 05:10:36 GMT
On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 9:24 AM, Alexandro Colorado <jza@oooes.org> wrote:

> Have a question regarding on the integration of iconset with OpenOffice.
> At the moment I have seen that there are still a lot of the design from OOo
> 3 and even 2.4.
>

Looking back for some icons discussion I found  a lashback on the ODF
Unified iconset, that might have been the actor of the later issue of
mime-type specifications
https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=112141

The so called 'monocromed' icons, proved to be a bad idea on the
implementation.



>
> One of the design that hasn't change is the iconset of the applications.
> OpenOffice application used to have an icon like [1], and the applications
> had them like [2], on 3.0 the iconset got a new look [3] , however this was
> applied only partially, since in the menu looked like this [4] and the
> internal applications like that[5]. The previous visual design page already
> listed the guidelines for the new iconset as well as samples within the
> different sizes of both application and filetypes [6], the new visual
> design page [7] also have some information regarding this, however the AOO
> releases hasn't followed.
>
> [1] http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:OpenOffice.org_3_icon.png
> [2]
> http://robistech.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Icons-Open-Office-Pack_1.png
> [3] http://rocketdock.com/images/screenshots/Open-Office-3.2.1.png
> [4]
> http://www.openoffice.org/ui/VisualDesign/gifs/Icons/refresh_icons/OOorg_WinXP_Startmenu.png
> [5] http://imagebin.org/230757
> [6] http://www.openoffice.org/ui/VisualDesign/ODF_icons4print.html
> [7]
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Branding+Style+Guide
>
> --
> Alexandro Colorado
> PPMC Apache OpenOffice
> http://es.openoffice.org
>
>
>


-- 
Alexandro Colorado
PPMC Apache OpenOffice
http://es.openoffice.org

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