Icons for Part and Group

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Re: Icons for Part and Group

Post by triplus » Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:47 am

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As promised the selections gathered in the new infographic. New Part icon was the main objective of this challenge. High level of consensus was gathered around this proposal:
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As for the secondary objective. To establish possible Body/Part/Assembly icon strategy. This is the combination that gathered the most consensus:
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Re: Icons for Part and Group

Post by pablogil » Thu Aug 17, 2017 10:26 pm

Why not to create a new post asking for more opinions and probably we will find new ideas or a better/polished ones?
I have the feeling that not enough people has seen this thread...
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Re: Icons for Part and Group

Post by triplus » Fri Aug 18, 2017 10:36 am

pablogil wrote:
Thu Aug 17, 2017 10:26 pm
Why not to create a new post asking for more opinions and probably we will find new ideas or a better/polished ones?
I have the feeling that not enough people has seen this thread...
As far as i am concerned we have reached consensus and from this quest scope point of view it is therefore resolved. As when i looked at the votes gathered in the last infographic the result was just too consolidated to ignore that fact. In addition i could left out the vote for Part A as it was latter changed by the same voter. But i said i will include all votes and that is what i did in the end. If anybody else feels this effort needs to go in more (endless) loops go for it. ;) I got involved in this thread mainly to see if consensus can be reached. And to my surprise and in my opinion it was reached rather quickly. In the end that works for me and hopefully we will have more of that in the future!

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Re: Icons for Part and Group

Post by easyw-fc » Fri Aug 18, 2017 4:13 pm

We could try to move to the new icons in FC 017 build and see those getting a larger audience :D

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Re: Icons for Part and Group

Post by triplus » Sun Aug 20, 2017 1:12 pm

I didn't shared my observations yet about the selections.

I must say that the Part icon is adding ambiguity involved in a subtle way. You can easily overlook the fact it is not exactly a representation of being an "one of" (therefore following the main characteristic of being a Part). Simplicity of the icons is convincing. The escalation from Body to Part and to Assembly is done by using the same base geometry. Color scheme is done in a way it makes it easy to determine what feature is being used (as for example all blue combination would make that harder).

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Re: Icons for Part and Group

Post by pablogil » Mon Aug 21, 2017 5:40 pm

I had a some spare time to polish the icons and align them with @agryson's color scheme (os is Tango one?).
Now you can find more contrast in the blue design and maybe you prefer now to vote for this last version:
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Re: Icons for Part and Group

Post by easyw-fc » Mon Aug 21, 2017 6:00 pm

Nice icons though!
But the Part one was yellow :)
Could you make the yellow one too?

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Re: Icons for Part and Group

Post by triplus » Mon Aug 21, 2017 8:07 pm

Yes the selected Part icon is yellow.

P.S. Therefore best to go with that for now.

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Re: Icons for Part and Group

Post by pablogil » Mon Aug 21, 2017 11:16 pm

easyw-fc wrote:
Mon Aug 21, 2017 6:00 pm
Nice icons though!
But the Part one was yellow :)
Could you make the yellow one too?
Of course yes, here you have them:
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I have solved two minor errors in the design also for the blue scheme so I'm attaching both of them.
Now you have them all, use as you wish and if you prefer me to PR them just show me where I have to place or update them. ;)
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Re: Icons for Part and Group

Post by triplus » Mon Aug 21, 2017 11:33 pm

No not all yellow. ;) This is what the vote returned and got high level of consensus:

https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic. ... 60#p186627

Therefore i feel we should just do that. As for the PR i guess two options. Wait for @ickby to finish holiday or i guess go for it. If you need any help just ask (i will have time tomorrow). That is for Part icon. As for the Body icon i don't know. There is one already but the proposed one got high level of consensus.

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