[Goodies-dev] Advise on SVG/Pixmap

Álvaro Lopes alvieboy at alvie.com
Mon Aug 28 21:02:07 CEST 2006

I know, I'm kinda boring with all these questions.

I need to have a visual indicator of current modem status for my applet (not ppp, just network registration - it's for cellular modems), which must display if 
it is registered to the network or if it is not, and if a PIN is needed to start the registration process. I tought about creating a simple pixmap similar to a 
LED (either green, red, or yellow, flashing or not flashing) to show the actual status (besides the progress bar). What I am not sure is if its best to make a 
SVG one so that it can be resized according to panel size.

Also in my TODO list is support to start/stop ppp connection on this modem, so I would want another indicator for the current PPP status (started/stopped) and 
to click on it to start/stop PPP connection. Again, better use a pixmap or a SVG?

The LED idea came from my other applet application (for WMaker) called wmnetmon ( http://freshmeat.net/projects/wmnetmon/ ).

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