Draw - shapes - swap controls | resize cursor | color points

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Draw - shapes - swap controls | resize cursor | color points

Post by user0 »

XnViewMP 1.4.5 64bit
Windows11 (22H2), display resolution 3840x2160, win scaling 150%

some UI updates

Suggestion A - rectangle, ellips
swap Opacity and Fill controls in both tools
it will look better because Opacity applies to the entire shape and it also matches layout of the Line tool controls.
draw_shapes_swap controls.png

Suggestion B - rectangle, ellips
resize cursor for top-left and bottom-right corners shall be , not as on screenshot below:

Suggestion C - rectangle, ellips, line, text
it is better to change
  • shape selection
    - points from solid red to hollow white. Usually solid point(s) means 'selected' and you can move it separately.
    - lines from red to black (or blue), same solid style
  • text selection
    - lines from red to black (or blue), style same (but more space between dashes) or solid
some UI examples

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