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Re: FreeCAD document icon

Postby wmayer » Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:55 pm

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Re: FreeCAD document icon

Postby easyw-fc » Sat Apr 27, 2019 3:49 pm

Hi, sorry to revive this old thread...
I'm having an issue in displaying the document icon for FC files...
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I should expect the FC logo icon
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OS: Linux Mint 19.1
Word size of OS: 64-bit
Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit
Version: 0.18.1.
Build type: Release
Python version: 3.6.7
Qt version: 5.9.5
Coin version: 4.0.0a
OCC version: 7.3.0
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Re: FreeCAD document icon

Postby openBrain » Sat Apr 27, 2019 3:59 pm

I never paid attention to that but indeed.
Here there is no specific icon for FC file in folder view (the icon is a blank sheet), and even worse on the desktop there is no icon at all...

OS: Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS
Word size of OS: 64-bit
Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit
Version: 0.18.1.
Build type: Release
Python version: 2.7.15rc1
Qt version: 5.9.5
Coin version: 4.0.0a
OCC version: 7.3.0
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Re: FreeCAD document icon

Postby NormandC » Sat Apr 27, 2019 4:25 pm

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Re: FreeCAD document icon

Postby easyw-fc » Sat Apr 27, 2019 5:32 pm

NormandC wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 4:25 pm
You guys should know to search the forum first...
would you guy stop annoying people with useless comments?
You should know me enough to know that I normally search deeply before posting and this thread was in my search results...
EDIT:
https://www.google.com/search?q=freecad ... ument+icon
/EDIT

You surely spend more time than others on this forum, so again please just help and stop annoying with your attitude.
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Re: FreeCAD document icon

Postby easyw-fc » Sat Apr 27, 2019 9:00 pm

FYI this is working on Linux Mint 19.1

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sudo cp ~/Documents/freecad.svg /usr/share/pixmaps/freecad.svg
sudo cp ~/Documents/freecad.png /usr/share/pixmaps/freecad.png
here my icon files
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Re: FreeCAD document icon

Postby kkremitzki » Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:51 pm

It looks like we need to add some symlinks to this file: https://salsa.debian.org/science-team/f ... mmon.links
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Re: FreeCAD document icon

Postby NormandC » Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:14 am

easyw-fc wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 5:32 pm
You surely spend more time than others on this forum, so again please just help and stop annoying with your attitude.
I did provide a link about why it happens, didn't I. :roll:
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Re: FreeCAD document icon

Postby NormandC » Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:25 am

kkremitzki wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:51 pm
It looks like we need to add some symlinks to this file: https://salsa.debian.org/science-team/f ... mmon.links
The old freecad-stable package used to copy into /usr/share/icons/hicolor/ through the rules file. Very few applications copy icons in the /pixmaps folder, at least from what I'm seeing on my system. The document icon should go in /mimetypes I believe.

https://git.launchpad.net/~freecad-main ... elease#n44

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override_dh_icons:
	install -m 644 debian/freecad/usr/share/freecad/freecad-icon-16.png debian/freecad/usr/share/icons/hicolor/16x16/apps/freecad.png
	install -m 644 debian/freecad/usr/share/freecad/freecad-icon-32.png debian/freecad/usr/share/icons/hicolor/32x32/apps/freecad.png
	install -m 644 debian/freecad/usr/share/freecad/freecad-icon-32.png debian/freecad/usr/share/icons/hicolor/48x48/apps/freecad.png
	install -m 644 debian/freecad/usr/share/freecad/freecad-icon-64.png debian/freecad/usr/share/icons/hicolor/64x64/apps/freecad.png
	install -m 644 debian/freecad/usr/share/freecad/freecad.svg debian/freecad/usr/share/icons/hicolor/scalable/apps/freecad.svg
	install -m 644 debian/freecad/usr/share/freecad/freecad-doc.png debian/freecad/usr/share/icons/hicolor/64x64/mimetypes/application-x-extension-fcstd.png

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Re: FreeCAD document icon

Postby NormandC » Mon Apr 29, 2019 3:49 am

I tested both

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sudo cp freecad-doc.png /usr/share/icons/hicolor/64x64/mimetypes/application-x-extension-fcstd.png
and

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sudo cp freecad-doc.svg /usr/share/icons/hicolor/scalable/mimetypes/application-x-extension-fcstd.svg
since they amount to what the old freecad package did.

I'm not sure why but it took a couple reboots to get it working. I'm not sure which one did, the png one or the svg one. I suggest copying both.

IMO it is best to save in .../mimetypes/ and rename the files as above to make sure they're not confused with the FreeCAD application icon.

BTW, LibreOffice also creates symlinks of its icons to /usr/share/icons/gnome/*/apps/ and /usr/share/icons/gnome/*/mimetypes/. I wonder if freecad should do the same.