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Forum: Coders. System Yesterday, 22:46
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Posted By PeterK
Looking into the Aros 68k sources I've seen that...

Looking into the Aros 68k sources I've seen that they use ObtainDatatype() in their identify.c code of the icon.library. Maybe I can support that as an alternative to the GlobalIdentifyHook function...
Forum: Coders. System 19 June 2021, 18:28
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Posted By PeterK
Carlo, in your video example the archive...

Carlo, in your video example the archive "datatype" only seems to identify the type by the file name extension, not by the binary contents of the file. But icon.library needs a tool that examines the...
Forum: Coders. System 19 June 2021, 15:09
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Posted By PeterK
Hi Carlo, you're welcome as a new developer...

Hi Carlo,

you're welcome as a new developer and your datatype descriptors seem to work very nice as shown in the video clip. I didn't check out the latest Aros 68k build yet. Maybe, I could try to...
Forum: Coders. System 18 June 2021, 21:36
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Posted By PeterK
Hi Carlo, I guess the reason for this...

Hi Carlo,

I guess the reason for this problem is that Aros 68k doesn't create a hook function for the GlobalIdentifyHook of icon.library or it is not compatible with the OS 3.5+ standard...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 June 2021, 18:17
Replies: 1,371
Views: 247,966
Posted By PeterK
Oh no !! Not a 24 bit icon editor, please !...

Oh no !! Not a 24 bit icon editor, please ! :banghead

If we could wish something without any chance to ever get it then we would need a 32 bit icon editor with alpha channel support. :D
Forum: support.Other 04 June 2021, 11:03
Replies: 15
Views: 1,100
Posted By PeterK
A problem could be that you are using ClassicWB...

A problem could be that you are using ClassicWB P96, and I don't know that. Does it have Scalos 1.2 installed on top of the Workbench 3.1?

It's not enough to just copy the newer libraries into...
Forum: support.Other 03 June 2021, 12:17
Replies: 15
Views: 1,100
Posted By PeterK
Oh sorry, my mistake, I should have tested my...

Oh sorry, my mistake, I should have tested my program before uploading it here. :( :bowdown

The tag for IconControl() was wrong, but even with the correct tag, when the MNL was set in...
Forum: News 01 June 2021, 17:13
Replies: 34
Views: 7,910
Posted By PeterK
There is a newer test version 544 (but HAM on...

There is a newer test version 544 (but HAM on DOpus5 was broken for long (fixed now)), the next full Aminet release may come in a few days?
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=64079
Forum: News 01 June 2021, 16:33
Replies: 34
Views: 7,910
Posted By PeterK
In case that my icon.library is installed on...

In case that my icon.library is installed on BestWB, you can get my commands OutlineIconText and ShadowIconText from my Aminet package /C drawer if not installed already in C:. The color settings...
Forum: support.Other 01 June 2021, 16:20
Replies: 15
Views: 1,100
Posted By PeterK
Yes, I know that ClassicWB uses the...

Yes, I know that ClassicWB uses the workbench.library of the Kickstart Rom. I just wanted to tell you that the setting for MaxNameLength is usually sent to workbench.library and then passed forward...
Forum: support.Other 31 May 2021, 18:15
Replies: 15
Views: 1,100
Posted By PeterK
The "MaxNameLength" value for icons can be set...

The "MaxNameLength" value for icons can be set with the Workbench preferences on OS 3.1.4 or with "WBCTRL MNL=102" (or maybe 95) for WB 3.5/3.9.

In case that you still have an older...
Forum: News 31 May 2021, 15:05
Replies: 737
Views: 78,088
Posted By PeterK
You can use the latest 51.4 on your self-made...

You can use the latest 51.4 on your self-made distro, but AmiKit XE is not supported anymore!
Forum: Coders. System 30 May 2021, 14:22
Replies: 3,687
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Posted By PeterK
The speed improvements are only on 8-bit and...

The speed improvements are only on 8-bit and native Amiga screens. I didn't test anything with AfA_OS yet, but usually AfA switches back to my library functions for native screens, so in that case it...
Forum: Coders. System 30 May 2021, 13:56
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Posted By PeterK
Yes I know that, but I don't care much about a...

Yes I know that, but I don't care much about a few funny MWB icons on my system. The advantage of "Borderless Icons are fully transparent" on RTG screens is that OS4, PNG and ColorIcons are not...
Forum: Coders. System 29 May 2021, 20:29
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Posted By PeterK
Update to icon.library 46.4.544 and 51.4.544: ...

Update to icon.library 46.4.544 and 51.4.544:

OS 3.2 needs at least an icon.library v47 now.
Thus, only TC020, FastWB and HAM6/8 will work.
They can be used instead of my 68020 version.

...
Forum: Coders. System 29 May 2021, 12:00
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Posted By PeterK
Yes indeed, DOpus5 is significantly slower on...

Yes indeed, DOpus5 is significantly slower on native Amiga screens (needs more than twice as long as WB) and my option DOnoColorMapping only helps on RTG to make it faster.

It seems to be very...
Forum: Coders. System 28 May 2021, 15:47
Replies: 3,687
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Posted By PeterK
The FBlit issue with corrupted icons is probably...

The FBlit issue with corrupted icons is probably caused by using the wrong FBlit.cfg file. You need the FBlit.cfg for WB 3.1.4+ if you use a workbench.library v44 or higher. It doesn't matter that...
Forum: Coders. System 27 May 2021, 16:46
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Posted By PeterK
Hello Cobra, as TuKo already mentioned the...

Hello Cobra,

as TuKo already mentioned the workbench.libraries 45.133-45.138 are all known to have new bugs. I also made a note for some of them about a dragging problem, others have a deleting...
Forum: News 25 May 2021, 19:33
Replies: 737
Views: 78,088
Posted By PeterK
Wow, that's great! :great But it's also a...

Wow, that's great! :great

But it's also a lot of hard work. I recently tried to write a small guide file for my icon.library, but after 30-40% I already lost my motivation to continue and finish...
Forum: News 20 May 2021, 00:33
Replies: 737
Views: 78,088
Posted By PeterK
There is a "GlobalIdentifyHook" for icon.library...

There is a "GlobalIdentifyHook" for icon.library as defined in the autodocs under IconControlA(). In the past this hook function was called by icon.library whenever it could not find an icon for a...
Forum: Coders. System 16 May 2021, 15:37
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Posted By PeterK
In case that somebody still wants to use my...

In case that somebody still wants to use my library with OS 3.2, you will need at least a v47 version like TC020 now, which already supports the new DefIcons, too.

However, you can still downgrade...
Forum: News 16 May 2021, 15:01
Replies: 737
Views: 78,088
Posted By PeterK
[/QUOTE] I don't know OS 3.2 and the new v47...

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I don't know OS 3.2 and the new v47 libraries yet, but expected more changes than just minor fixes, maybe something like a faster color mapping interface or function as an alternative to...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 May 2021, 18:22
Replies: 1,371
Views: 247,966
Posted By PeterK
Who knows? ... but supposed that Hyperion is...

Who knows?

... but supposed that Hyperion is a moon of the planet Saturn then shipping will take a while ... :p
Forum: support.Other 29 April 2021, 20:03
Replies: 13
Views: 913
Posted By PeterK
Yes, as I said, old icons can still store 16 bit...

Yes, as I said, old icons can still store 16 bit values in the Gadget and Image structure, ColorIcons only bytes.

At least my library will probably reject images with a Width or Height of more...
Forum: support.Other 29 April 2021, 19:23
Replies: 13
Views: 913
Posted By PeterK
Icons with a size larger than 256x256 (93x93 for...

Icons with a size larger than 256x256 (93x93 for NewIcons) are not supported by icon.library v44+.

For old planar icons the values of Width and Height are words in the Gadget and Image structure,...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 19 April 2021, 12:44
Replies: 10
Views: 955
Posted By PeterK
DefIconPrefs needs Reaction and several files...

DefIconPrefs needs Reaction and several files from OS 3.5/3.9 installed:

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=104660 post #4
Forum: request.Other 16 April 2021, 19:20
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By PeterK
Martin Merz (alias Mason) has made all the other...

Martin Merz (alias Mason) has made all the other icons for OS4 and OS 3.1.4 and also these very similar GlowIcons from 2000-2003, so I would ask him whether he has designed the icons you're looking...
Forum: request.Other 16 April 2021, 12:20
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By PeterK
Ok, but did you already try to contact and ask...

Ok, but did you already try to contact and ask the author and icon designer, Martin Merz?

Or are your icons from another artist?
Forum: request.Other 15 April 2021, 19:22
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By PeterK
Not sure? Try MasonIcons Collection, maybe...

Not sure? Try MasonIcons Collection, maybe 2000-2003:

http://www.masonicons.de/
Forum: support.Apps 10 April 2021, 13:07
Replies: 17
Views: 935
Posted By PeterK
Have a look at :...

Have a look at : http://aminet.net/package/util/rexx/dofile52

Needs Arexx !
Forum: support.Other 07 April 2021, 11:52
Replies: 18
Views: 1,571
Posted By PeterK
No, after a normal un-snapshot the icons should...

No, after a normal un-snapshot the icons should have "No Position" = 0x80000000 stored for x and y, and that is not -1, it is -2147483648. A -1,-1 would be a real position outside of the screen!
...
Forum: support.Other 06 April 2021, 20:30
Replies: 18
Views: 1,571
Posted By PeterK
As I already said, I've removed the positions...

As I already said, I've removed the positions from all my disk icons with un-snapshot and that avoids any problems with the disks.

But I know these issues very well, because I have many left out...
Forum: support.Other 06 April 2021, 13:05
Replies: 18
Views: 1,571
Posted By PeterK
First I've to mention that I didn't read this...

First I've to mention that I didn't read this thread completely.

In a window the workbench can display any desired number of icons at a given position. It can happen that several icons appear at...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 05 April 2021, 14:21
Replies: 13
Views: 1,116
Posted By PeterK
Many thanks, James! :great Didn't know that...

Many thanks, James! :great

Didn't know that ImageConverter is still in development. Will give it a try soon, and your scripts too. :)

Indeed, ImageConverter works great. I just made the stupid...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 04 April 2021, 20:05
Replies: 13
Views: 1,116
Posted By PeterK
As far as I know there is no OS 3.x tool which...

As far as I know there is no OS 3.x tool which can do that. The icon editor that AMIGASYSTEM mentioned can only decode PNG icons, if I remember it correctly, and it needs MUI 5 and a lot of other...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 04 April 2021, 12:39
Replies: 13
Views: 1,116
Posted By PeterK
You didn't say that you need TrueColor images....

You didn't say that you need TrueColor images. There is no standard defined for icons on OS 3.x yet. The TrueColor images that my icon.library uses are still private data.

You could try OS 4.x and...
Forum: project.ClassicWB 03 April 2021, 13:10
Replies: 256
Views: 80,580
Posted By PeterK
Huh! A plain A600, 68000 and 2 MB ChipMem (only...

Huh! A plain A600, 68000 and 2 MB ChipMem (only ?) ... that's really difficult. The fastest thing you can do with it:
"Throw it into the bin!" ... or buy an accelerator. ;) :D

I once had an A2000...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 31 March 2021, 13:28
Replies: 13
Views: 1,116
Posted By PeterK
Btw, Aminet has a nice Search function: ...

Btw, Aminet has a nice Search function:

http://aminet.net/search?query=icon+iff

http://aminet.net/package/gfx/conv/icontoiff
Forum: support.Other 12 March 2021, 23:07
Replies: 10
Views: 2,583
Posted By PeterK
To be able to load icon images into FastMem you...

To be able to load icon images into FastMem you need either FBlit or a gfx-card driver like P96 or CGX (never use them together with FBlit).

FBlit also needs Libs:fblit.library and an...
Forum: request.Apps 10 March 2021, 13:41
Replies: 23
Views: 1,789
Posted By PeterK
No, icon.library always checks if it can share an...

No, icon.library always checks if it can share an existing color of the screen palette that is close enough to the desired color and how much free pens are left. It depends on the settings for icon...
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