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From Greg Brown <gkbr...@mac.com>
Subject Re: Q: Custom Spinner Graphics and Invisible Cursor.
Date Sat, 13 Feb 2010 12:56:43 GMT
>> However, if you use larger images and scale their display size down, they
>> may scale up OK. I haven't tested this yet, but please let us know how it
>> goes if you try it.  :-)
> I need to think about this first.  The way Todd described it I can
> scale up/down the entire display including all the contained
> components.  Can I scale up/down just a single component?

No, but you can scale the image displayed in an ImageView. For example, you could put a 20x20
image in an ImageView whose preferred size is explicitly set to 10x10.

>> On Feb 12, 2010, at 7:28 PM, Todd Volkert wrote:
>> That's true.  If you used vector graphics for your pictures
>> (http://pivot.apache.org/tutorials/drawing.html), they'll scale well, but as
>> of 1.4, the graphics that are built into the Pivot components (like
>> FileBrowser, Alert, and Prompt) use bitmaps, not vector graphics -- we plan
>> to address this later, but possibly not until 2.0.
> OK.  BTW, I'd like to thank you and the rest of the team for
> developing Pivot.  I've been looking long and hard for something just
> like it.  Swing is great and flexible, but designing and laying out
> screens programmatically just isn't my thing.  Pivot is just the
> ticket.  With it I can add new and redesign existing screens quickly.
> So, again, thank you.  Please keep up the good work.

Thanks. We'll do our best.  :-)

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