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Offline graymatter

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Notification Area Icon
« on: January 20, 2008, 08:45:38 PM »
Would it be possible for the notification area icon to show when altbinz is repairing or unraring?
Maybe change the icon to the par2 icon when repairing or the rar icon when unraring.
That way I don't have to keep clicking the icon to restore the program to see what the program is doing.

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Re: Notification Area Icon
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2008, 06:49:17 AM »
nice idea
+1

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Re: Notification Area Icon
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2008, 12:52:43 PM »
+1

Sometimes when my pc is slow i want to check if it is alt.binz causing it. A repair symbol in the system tray would be very nice. Saves me some clicks. It also takes more time to open the client when there is much disk activity.
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Re: Notification Area Icon
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2008, 01:18:00 PM »
+1 :)

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Re: Notification Area Icon
« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2008, 03:45:10 PM »
that s a good idea

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Re: Notification Area Icon
« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2008, 04:08:30 PM »
Maybe in addition to the request:

Hide the speedbar in de system tray icon when client is disconnected on idle. Like it is when the connect button is not pressed.
This way I can see the difference between disconnect on idle or if the client isnt downloading because of some problem.

http://www.altbinz.com/forum/index.php?topic=503.0 :) close that one
« Last Edit: January 21, 2008, 04:46:36 PM by Ascathon »
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Re: Notification Area Icon
« Reply #6 on: January 22, 2008, 02:53:06 PM »
Hi everybody !

+1 for this idea, we can think of something like this :

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Re: Notification Area Icon
« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2008, 03:31:08 PM »
Great idea,

don;t forget say blue colour for par2 fixing and say purple for unraring!

:-)

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Re: Notification Area Icon
« Reply #8 on: February 03, 2008, 05:24:13 PM »
+1

If it's not too much work... I would definitely appreciate some sort of status icon's in the tray.
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Re: Notification Area Icon
« Reply #9 on: March 12, 2008, 07:15:05 PM »
+1

I really like these idea's and would also like to see them added, if it's not too much trouble.

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Re: Notification Area Icon
« Reply #10 on: March 12, 2008, 09:13:38 PM »
I had a little time to spare this evening, so I extracted the original icon out of Alt.Binz, and created a range of new coloured ones to help in this request. I've uploaded the  .psd file with all the layers in case someone (Rdl?) wants to play with it too :-)

Here's the psd file: http://www.mediafire.com/?ou0ndfammz2

Here's an enlarged picture of the new colours (combined all in a line):



And here's what they look like at normal size:



Perhaps it will help - perhaps not :-)
« Last Edit: March 12, 2008, 09:17:39 PM by pilotsnipes »

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Re: Notification Area Icon
« Reply #11 on: March 12, 2008, 09:30:49 PM »
ok guys. No change of tray icon for disconnect, idle state cause it's obvious enough as it is now (black line for idle/downloading)
SO all we have to do now is agree on a color (new icon design?) for repair and unrar states.

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Re: Notification Area Icon
« Reply #12 on: March 12, 2008, 09:35:50 PM »
Red for repair (like the red cross)
Blue for unrar (because it's different to the others)

Although will the blue clash with the default windows taskbar colour?

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Re: Notification Area Icon
« Reply #13 on: March 12, 2008, 09:56:15 PM »
yellow for repair purple for unrar... yellow because the repair icon in par2 tab is mainly yellow and purple coz winrar icon is purple...

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Re: Notification Area Icon
« Reply #14 on: March 12, 2008, 10:21:35 PM »
Purdy colours, thanks.  But pink is a very under-rated colour, I feel. :P

Red screams 'DANGER, WILL ROBINSON!" to me, so shouldn't be used if Alt.Binz is running AOK.  I like purple & orange.

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