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To: Sergey Pflyuk <spflyuk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, freeciv@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [Freeciv] Re: 2 questions
From: Thue <thue@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2001 01:21:03 +0200

On Tuesday 17 April 2001 01:07, Sergey Pflyuk wrote:
> Hello,
> I can't stop customizing freeciv lately (spent more time then actually
> playing :)). But eventually I've got stuck with some problems.
> 1) While I have no problems with using gimp to change sizes of some
> xpms, it seems like I can't resize NeoTrident_30x30_256-1.11.4-1.0's
> "tiles.xpm".
> After I increase tileset to 150% of its original size and save it, I
> can't open the picture neither with gimp, nor with xv or any other
> program. It converts fine with xv, but its "smoothing" function destroys
> tiles on the edges. I think I read somewhere about changing by hand
> first color or something ...?

This sounds like a gimp bug, no?

> 2) I also tried to use gorgeous city images from hires isometric modpack
> with trident tileset. Seems like I have to provide for the whole style 1
> image of a city wall to be used for all sizes within that style (city_1,
> city_5, ..., city_wall, city_unrest). While hires provides extra image
> for every size and style with and without wall (city_1, city_5 ... and
> in another section  city_1_wall, city_5_wall, ...). I believe it is
> related to the value of is_isometric (I like non-isometric view -> 0)
> variable, but I could not figure out much myself.

is_isometric is a big setting that covers a lot of differences. You have to 
edit the freeciv code and recompile if you want to use isometric-style cities 
with the trident set.
Splitting is_isometric out into smaller setting would actually be nice.

> Thanks in advance for any tips with these issues,
> Sincerely Sergius


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