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Re: [TSVN] Read-only overlay

From: Simon Large <slarge_at_slarge.plus.com>
Date: 2005-04-27 21:37:33 CEST

Mark Phippard wrote:
> Do we have plans to modify the overlay we ship for the read-only
> status? I
> think I recall Stefan just put the lock icon there as a place holder.
> It
> really does not make any sense to see a locked pad-lock and then take
> a
> "Lock" option to remove it. The logic is backwards.
> I would suggest we implement an icon that is essentially trying to say
> "Read-only".

I think that is already taken as read (only). There is a new issue 65 in
the tracker for designing the icon. Cue Lübbe and his paint box...

> I am not really an artist but I would propose an icon as shown in the
> following screenshot.
> http://www.shellplus.com/articles/technical/images/nse-mega-demo.gif

Exactly what I had in mind too :-)

> Also, I still think there should be an overlay for when a lock is
> held on
> a file but it has not been modified locally. The existing lock icon
> would
> be good for that.

I think we already discussed this at some length a couple of weeks ago,
but decided that we should limit our use of Windows' pathetically small
overlay resource.


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