Low resolution installer icon and background (and web favicon)

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Tue Nov 21, 2017 2:13 pm Post

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The icon for the DMG installer volume is very low resolution. Also your new L&L favicon on the website (which can get used larger elsewhere in the browser UI, bookmark start page etc) . This is on a retina display...

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Tue Nov 21, 2017 2:19 pm Post

The installer icon should already be fixed if you re-download (I did it a couple of hours ago).
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Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:48 am Post

Installer DMG icon much better now! :D

The problem with the favicon is it has 4 sizes but they are all just scaled from the 16x16px icon data:

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Wed Nov 22, 2017 6:12 am Post

I very quickly used an online icon editor (http://www.xiconeditor.com/) and made a scaled version from 128x128px original from your site:

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Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:02 am Post

nontroppo wrote:Installer DMG icon much better now! :D

The problem with the favicon is it has 4 sizes but they are all just scaled from the 16x16px icon data:

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Thanks for this, nontroppo! I've updated the site with the higher-res favicon (obviously the old one may be cached so it may not be used until the cache is cleared). Not sure how our developers missed that...
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Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:55 am Post

KB wrote:Thanks for this, nontroppo! I've updated the site with the higher-res favicon (obviously the old one may be cached so it may not be used until the cache is cleared). Not sure how our developers missed that...


Actually the site will not use it, you have uploaded to http://literatureandlatte.com/favicon.ico but the main site and forums use http://literatureandlatte.com/favicon.ico?v=1 — there is a server redirect to the old version still in force...


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EDIT: just as I posted this the redirect changed!