[SailfishDevel] App icons. How do you do them?

Artem Marchenko artem.marchenko at gmail.com
Sat Sep 28 18:02:44 UTC 2013


Thanks for the advice, Thomas!

Worked perfectly!

Best regards,
Artem.



On Sat, Sep 28, 2013 at 7:32 PM, Thomas Perl <th.perl at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> On Sep 28, 2013, at 6:03 PM, Artem Marchenko <artem.marchenko at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > 1. What is a good path to deploy icon? /usr/share/AppName ?
>
> The standard[1] freedesktop.org path for application icons should be used:
>
> /usr/share/icons/hicolor/90x90/apps/appname.png
>
> > 2. How do you refer to it from .desktop file? Just Icon= entry?
>
> Yes, using "Icon=appname" (and the above paths) will eventually work,
> although this might not work in the current SDK release yet. Until a new
> release is out, you can use the absolute path, i.e.
> "Icon=/usr/share/icons/hicolor/90x90/apps/appname.png"
>
> > 3. What is an icon format and resolution? Any resolution PNG?
>
> Format is PNG, resolution is 90x90. As for the style, have a look at the
> existing icons in the SDK Emulator.
>
>
> HTH :)
> Thomas
>
> [1]
> http://standards.freedesktop.org/icon-theme-spec/icon-theme-spec-latest.html




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