[wplug] OT: creating uniform size icons?

Zach netrek at gmail.com
Thu Jun 22 02:23:35 EDT 2006

On 6/22/06, James O'Kane <jo2y at midnightlinux.com> wrote:
> >
> Did the aspect ratio of the non-scaled images match what you were trying
> to scale them to? If you look at the fedora image on your example site. It
> doesn't look right. That's because the original image is 110x40 and
> they're squishing it to 32x32. It's being squished different amounts in
> the two directions. The windows image is 167x149. While this isn't square,
> the ratio 167/149 = 1.12 is closer to 32/32 than 110/40 = 2.75.

Ah that's the problem. Is there any tool I can use to solve this? A
tool to automatically preserve the correct aspect ratio and shrink
image by some factor? I realize this will result in my icon set being
not strictly uniform but close enough in terms of aesthetics is fine
by me!


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