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Re: TortoiseIDiff suggestions

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 08 Oct 2008 18:14:06 +0200

Aras Pranckevi?ius wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'd like to put some work to improve TortoiseIDiff. Things that come
> to my mind first:
>
> * The toolbar icons are not very good. When I look at them, I see
> "some orange & green stuff" and it's hard to tell which icon means
> what. IMHO.

Well, we've always said that we're not good designers :)

> * The slider in alpha overlay mode is a bit weird. I'd like to make it
> nicer. Somehow :)

I agree. But I never had an epiphany on how to change that. If you have
an idea, please go ahead!

> * More image comparison modes. For me, XOR more is pretty much
> useless. I'd want: difference mode, and indicating pixels that are
> changed mode (e.g. original image with changed pixels in red).

XOR mode is very useful for diagrams, schematics and the like. But of
course useless for photos. If you want to add another comparison mode,
that's fine, but don't remove the XOR mode.

> * Scroll wheel and panning behaviour has corner cases that are non-
> intuitive (e.g. view small image, use scroll wheel so that it's out of
> screen, drag scrollbar, poof - the scrollbar disappears).
>
> I can do the coding work and some icon work. I'm not a graphics
> designer though, so icons would not be terribly good.

You're help will be very much appreciated!

Stefan

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Received on 2008-10-08 18:14:34 CEST

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