[SOLVED] Request for IfcProject icon?

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Re: Request for IfcProject icon?

Postby bernd » Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:32 pm

It would never search the top level project container behind a ruler icon, but I am engineer not architect. I might think different. :ugeek:
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Re: Request for IfcProject icon?

Postby Moult » Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:32 pm

Let's go for the dome :) it looks more fancy and we need a bit of traditional inspiration when starting projects! Also, coordinates are likely to move to the site container in a future IFC spec from what I hear.
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Re: Request for IfcProject icon?

Postby bitacovir » Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:06 am

Moult wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:32 pm
Let's go for the dome
Ok. Here you are. With the white version...
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Re: Request for IfcProject icon?

Postby carlopav » Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:23 pm

Just saw the topic, really proud of the choice !! :D
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Re: Request for IfcProject icon?

Postby Joyas » Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:03 pm

The icon of the ruler looks like a hammer for me.
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Re: Request for IfcProject icon?

Postby bitacovir » Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:03 am

Joyas wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:03 pm
The icon of the ruler looks like a hammer for me.
That is the "T Ruler"... the traditional tool of Architects. Not as clumsy or random as an Autocad. An elegant tool, for a more civilized age...
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Re: Request for IfcProject icon?

Postby Kunda1 » Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:20 am

bitacovir wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:03 am
Joyas wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:03 pm
The icon of the ruler looks like a hammer for me.
That is the "T Ruler"... the traditional tool of Architects.
@bitacovir perhaps adding ruler marks to the handle portion of it? I could see how it would look like a hammer to someone, even though for me I recognized it immediately as a Ruler (didn't know it's official name though till now).
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Re: Request for IfcProject icon?

Postby jmaustpc » Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:34 am

bitacovir wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:03 am
Joyas wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:03 pm
The icon of the ruler looks like a hammer for me.
That is the "T Ruler"... the traditional tool of Architects. Not as clumsy or random as an Autocad. An elegant tool, for a more civilized age...
:)
yes indeed! :D

Although i have to point out that its not a "ruler", is a "square". In English at least, they are called a "T Square". :)
Kunda1 wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:20 am
bitacovir wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:03 am
Joyas wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:03 pm
The icon of the ruler looks like a hammer for me.
That is the "T Ruler"... the traditional tool of Architects.
@bitacovir perhaps adding ruler marks to the handle portion of it?
As I said above, its not a ruler but a "T square", they don't traditionally have any numbers on them, you use it to draw horizontal lines but you also use it to sit another square on it to give you lines on other angles.

Also at icon size you would not see the numbers.
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Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:20 am
even though for me I recognized it immediately as a Ruler (didn't know it's official name though till now).
Now you know its not a Ruler! :D

Let me guess, you are so young that you think Technical drawings are done on a computer! :lol: I am old enough to have been taught technical drawing by hand in high school, but my dad had already taught me years earlier when I was in primary school because I thought it was cool. :)

here is the wikipedia page...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T-square


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Re: Request for IfcProject icon?

Postby bitacovir » Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:00 am

jmaustpc wrote:
Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:34 am

As I said above, its not a ruler but a "T square", they don't traditionally have any numbers on them, you use it to draw horizontal lines but you also use it to sit another square on it to give you lines on other angles.
Totally true what you say. But... at Latin america we call it "Regla T". Spanish: Regla=Ruler, because of its shape more similar to a ruler than a square (triangular). And we old architects used to use them as swords to fight for our honor... (Latin America is a savage land)
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Re: Request for IfcProject icon?

Postby jmaustpc » Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:24 am

bitacovir wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2019 6:28 pm
yorik wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:14 pm
The ruler has the advantage that it conveys well the idea that the project (will) define a coordinates system.
In the beginning, it was the white table. And the Architect put the T ruler on position, draw a line and he saw it was good.
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