On 13/10/2012 11:06, Tavmjong Bah wrote:
On Sat, 2012-10-13 at 12:51 +0400, Alexandre Prokoudine wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 12:18 PM, Tavmjong Bah wrote:
>>> Also, I'm not sure if the preview scale option is required at all, and
>>> not sure if the preview size should be accessible at all times. What
>>> I've seen for GIMP's resource dialogs (brushes, gradients etc.) is
>>> that people pick one preview size and use it all the time, and often
>>> don;t even touch this preference at all. But should that want to do
>>> it, there is a dialog's menu for that.
>> The first two sets of symbols I looked at had symbol widths of 6000 px
>> and 3 px so without a preview size option they wouldn't have been
> Wait, why not scale each item individually to fit a cell?
That is the default... but I personally want to see the symbols all at
the same scale which doesn't work if you scale to fit.
Same here: the first steps I did after compiling the initial commit was
exploring which options to use to have the previews rendered at the same
scale for all symbols (to see how they relate to each other).
Having quick access to the view options seems part of the basic usage to
me: AFAICT a preferred current view mode will also depend on the kind of
symbols available in the currently selected symbol file (or the current