For the next OpenCPN
release I have made the User Interface easier to modify. You will be able to specify sizes, colors and icon bitmaps through a simple XML configuration file. All UI icons are also merged into a single
easily editable PNG file.
Using this new "Styling" tool I have done a couple of new styles for the toolbar. UI Style is easily changeable through a menu in the Toolbox, but one of the styles need to be default for new installations or upgrades. The question is which? This is very much a question of personal taste.
I am not sure what people fancy around here, so I thought it could be fun to see which would be the most popular to have as default in new installs. Let the flame wars begin
The first, called "Traditional", is basically the 3.0 icons, but with some small modifications due to different underlying technology (notice the more noticeable toggled state):
The first new one, which I call "Journeyman Flat", is a more modern flat gray scale thing:
And the second one, called just "Journeyman", is similar but with a 3D raised effect: