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Offline jamespetts gb

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« on: May 19, 2009, 08:01:17 PM »
I love the new GUI buttons with PakBritain: the train and tram, and recoloured boat and aircraft, the crane, etc., are all delightful. I noticed, however, that the road vehicles one still used the Pak128 default, so I thought that I'd update the button using the Routemaster graphic: see the attached image.

As to the other buttons, had the maglev and monorail ones better be removed, since there are no maglevs or monorails in PakBritain? I know that there are long term plans for narrow gauge - had a blank button better be put in the menu and reserved for that?

One final thing - I notice that the pause graphic - the coffee cup - is the one taken from Pak128. When I first started using Simutrans, I found that graphic to be confusing, since it did not obviously convey pausing. Might I suggest that it be changed to the standard cassette recorder pause symbol, as in other paksets such as Pak64 and Pak192.Comic? We could probably just use the one from Pak64 without modification, since it's open source, too. I could do that myself if it would be helpful.

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Re: GUI
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2009, 08:37:11 PM »
Great minds think alike... (already done but not released...)

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Re: GUI
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2009, 08:43:00 PM »
LOL! Oops - duplicated work ;-) Are you planning on deprecating the monorail and maglev buttons and replacing the cup of coffee with a pause symbol...?

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Re: GUI
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2009, 09:51:33 PM »
Monorail and Maglev buttons I am planning to leave in (a) so people can import pak128 Maglev / monorail if they wish and use that and (b) there is a long term plan to include these in the set and (c) because it's more work to remove them than leave them. 

Narrowgauge button will be added when that feature is added to the pakset. 

As for the pause/play symbols, I am open to offerings...

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Re: GUI
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2009, 10:25:35 PM »
How about this? This just takes the fast forward and pause buttons from Pak64, which I think are a little clearer than those from Pak128. What do you think?

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Re: GUI
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2009, 07:42:08 AM »
Yes, that's fair enough I think.