[Tango-artists] Font Element in Help Icon
mpt at myrealbox.com
Tue Nov 15 22:18:06 PST 2005
On 11 Nov, 2005, at 9:20 PM, Steven Garrity wrote:
> I like the new question-mark-based help icon - it's simple and clear.
> I found that th square dot on the question mark and some of it's other
> square edges were a little harsh.
Another option would be to make the dot flatter by shaving off its top.
This would also increase the gap between the dot and the loop, making
the dot easier to distinguish at small sizes.
> See the attached SVG and PNG of a slightly rounded version of the
> question-mark in help-browser. It was a quick/rough hack, but it gets
> across the idea.
I think either all of the stroke ends should be rounded, or none of
them should be. It looks odd to have the top end curved and the bottom
> If people agree it's a good idea, particularly those who made the
> original (tigert?), then a better version could be made.
I like the rounded version -- it looks friendlier.
Matthew Paul Thomas
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