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Month: May 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] 2-row systray -> nice space saver for kicker

From: Calvin Morrison <mutantturkey@...>
Date: Wed, 02 May 2012 15:08:26 -0400
On 05/02/2012 03:00 PM, Timothy Pearson wrote:
>> On 05/02/2012 01:15 PM, Timothy Pearson wrote:
>>> The only patch I see is a change to the default system icon size, from
>>> 22
>>> pixels to 16 pixels.  The system tray has always (confirmed on 3.5.12,
>>> and
>>> probably works on earlier versions than this) been able to expand to
>>> multiple rows if sufficient vertical height was given to it.
>>> To change your system tray icon size:
>>> KControl->Appearance and Themes->Icons->Advanced->System Tray Icons
>>> Tim
>> Ahh, that was it. I have a 36px kicker, so when the default systray icon
>> went
>> from 22->16, I automatically got 2 rows. (still a neat trick!)
> Be aware that while TDE applications support nonstandard (!= 22x22 pixel)
> icon sizes, most other applications do NOT.  TDE tries hard to resize
> these other applications as needed, but it doesn't always work properly,
> and usually the resized icons are harder to see / blurrier than the native
> icons.
> The reason I know this is that I originally wrote the icon resize feature
> for TDE, and did not change the default size to 16x16 for these reasons.
> ;-)

current Nm-applet (uses gtk-3.0) has this issue of not resizing/drawing 
correctly, I don't know if it's related.

Here is a screenshot. The weird half outlined box is what is supposed to 
be nm-applet.

Anyone else have this problem?