Icon Frustration

In the UI for BLInk! I want to have my icons for formatting be large enough for clicking on with a stylus. Most of the format graphics provided in microsoft development apps (eg Visual Studio) that match the typical MS UI are bmps which don’t resize (upsize to eg 32×32 or 24×24) well. I know we’ve all been there done that. I found Wesner Moise’s good blog post on this problem and may just have to go ahead and buy some myself. Ugh … for a tool I plan to give away.

Update: I did look at Tim Dawson’s gorgeous SandBar toolbar is free if you are using it for freely distributed apps, but it’s using the same 1616bit bmps…

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