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Re: TMerge EOL icons look ugly on W2K

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2008 13:33:42 +0100

2008/7/7 Christian Walther <cwalther_at_gmx.ch>:
> I just updated to TortoiseSVN 1.5 to enjoy some of the cool new features. I
> like TortoiseMerge's new ability to display line endings (that's going to be
> useful when I go back and forth between developing on Windows and Linux) -
> however I'm not quite happy with how they look here on Windows 2000. See the
> attached screenshot. The main problem is that Windows 2000 doesn't support
> an alpha channel in icons, so they appear much thicker than they should and
> in a very dark blue color instead of the intended pale blue-gray. The
> nearest-neighbor scaling in addition makes the shape hardly recognizable.
>
> Even if they would be drawn properly, there is still the problem that the
> line ending glyphs don't follow the whitespace color setting, as the ones
> for tabs and spaces do.
>
> I noticed that there's commented out code in BaseView.cpp
> (CBaseView::DrawLineEnding()) to programmatically draw the line endings,
> which would help with both of these issues. I'm not set up to compile things
> myself and try it out, but would it be possible to make the choice between
> icons and programmatic drawing either configurable, or use programmatic
> drawing by default on Windows 2000?

Can we just enable that in the nightly for a while to get some opinions?

Simon

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