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Beta 433 new network status icons: skinnable?

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I was wondering if the new beta 433 network status icons are skinnable (ugh, gotta update all my skins if they are...) and if yes, are they in a new bmp? 'cause they don't seem to be part of tstatus.bmp. Any pointers? -TIA

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i don't think they are.. and i don't think they should be. would become far too confusing, and be a hassle. green-yellow-red.. pretty straight forward. and changing that would just make things more difficult and confusing for people in general imo.

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@all

I'm not color-blind, but what's with people who are?

Can they see the difference correctly?

Perhaps a green icon (with a dark green "OK"-Hook), a yellow icon (with a "?") and a red icon (with a "!") could make it better?

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Yeah but thats against the intention of icons.They are meant to give you info the fastest possible way. Having to hover over them is worser then to read the text that previously was displayed.

Btw the colored icons garble the look of monochromatic themes. I think they should be skinable too.

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Maybe ludde should put the text 'Network:' before the icon, for example:

Network: icon

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gammelkorv, no thats a bad choice I think, it will just get confusing when helping people in 'Speed Problems' section etc.

I actually think what I said above is a great idea :)

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Good point didn't think about that.

Maybe this feature should be reverted or toggleable(gui.networkstatus_icons).

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What I meant before when I said that the 'Network:' text should be added before the icon,

I meant something like this:

network9bt.png

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Why not in this way (I'm no graphicer as you can see)?

For text-readers, color-blinds, ...

EDIT: Link changed, but same Pic

network_icons_schnurlos.jpg

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Not a problem, as the tooltip also gives a Network OK (if you've configured everything properly). ;)

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really nice BSH, but are you sure the signs are clear enough?

Because it might be a bit hard for color blind people.

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wormwhole, are BSH's icons clear enough for you (I guess you are color blind right?)?

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Made these real quick just incase they could be used...

networkstatus.png

Thats exactly what I meaned. I think Ludde should have a look on it.

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btw, I think BSH's icons are to flashy.

BSH, can't you use the current icons in µTorrent and just add the signs on them?

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