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Old 28 July 2002, 00:38   #1
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MagicWB or New Icons ?

I use Workbench 3.1 with ECS... What WB icons enhancement is better ? MagicWB or New Icons? Or maybe any of them ?
Anyway, I'm looking for MagicWB 2.1 registered version

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Old 28 July 2002, 02:20   #2
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Re: MagicWB or New Icons ?

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I use Workbench 3.1 with ECS... What WB icons enhancement is better ? MagicWB or New Icons? Or maybe any of them ?
Anyway, I'm looking for MagicWB 2.1 registered version
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Old 28 July 2002, 04:38   #3
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NewICons sucks on anything but an accelerated AGA machine, IMO.

And I dont like MagicWB
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I'll have to go with Akira on this one. New icons uses up a lot of memory, and slows down operations a lot. And magic icons just don't look good IMO
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So, do you use standard Workbench 3.1 ? IMHO standard icons dont look any better than MagicWB or NewIcons... :laugh
Btw, my Ami has 68040@40 and still ECS, so... at least it's accelerated...
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Old 28 July 2002, 13:30   #6
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Hmm only ECS... Only MagicWB would look Ok on that setup ..
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So, do you use standard Workbench 3.1 ? IMHO standard icons dont look any better than MagicWB or NewIcons... :laugh
Btw, my Ami has 68040@40 and still ECS, so... at least it's accelerated...
Since it is accelerated... up the color count to 16 colors, and make yoru own icons or modify the existing ones with more colors. I did this with my A600 and the original 3.1 icons with more colors look quite good

It takes time but it beats magicWB IMO
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Btw, when I open Workbench3.1 in 16 colour screen, then MagicWB icons appear in strange colours... How to fix it?
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There should be a palette supplied with the MagicWB distribution, just go into 'Prefs/Palette' and load the palette in.

IIRC this worked fine for me.
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Btw, when I open Workbench3.1 in 16 colour screen, then MagicWB icons appear in strange colours... How to fix it?
There shoud be an icon that says something like "Click me for colours", run that.
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How about Fresh Icons (off aminet) that use a 16 colour display and are freeware. Included is a program to hack the right colours on boot.

I think they look cool, especially on my multisync monitor in Productivity mode (shown below).

I refuse to use Newicons, don't like them.
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Old 30 August 2002, 11:18   #12
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Bloodwych nice icons, much better than them magicWB ones.

I have to download a copy when your done.
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Nice arenít they And all that from a 16 colour screenmode with copper background. It absolutely flies on my basic 020 Amiga!

The small MagicWB icons are the only choice for PAL/NTSC TVres. Move into high res productivity mode and you can choose much nicer icons like shown above.

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Hey whats the problems with MWB I think it still goes strong.
The HD icons is a work of pure art
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I find it disgusting :P The color scheme is disgusting, the icons' "design" is disgusting. Lack of taste.
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