Re: Re: Need help - icons for shapes missing

Andre's suggestion is good, there can be incompatibilities reading the image files themselves, if your system is predisposed somehow to use a wrong version of GTK?  Something like that.  

If you can eliminate that as a source of trouble it would be good.  If the locations are truly correct then, someone smarter than me will have to lend a hand.

FWIW, most people don't have this trouble.  It is not a regular topic for discussion.  So there is some likelihood it is related to your particular installation.


On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 1:39 AM, Don <don886 noark net> wrote:
Sorry, sent reply from wrong email address!

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: Need help - icons for shapes missing
Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2012 00:37:41 -0600

To: discussions about usage and development of dia <dia-list gnome org>

Michael Ross wrote:
The red X is used for image file not found.  Maybe it has other uses,
but it sure sounds like the images for the shapes are misplaced.

Thanks for quick reply!  Yes, I'm aware of the red X and what it means,
but read this:

   I looked in /usr/share/dia/shapes/__Flowchart/ and found a listing

   of the various shapes, including "display.png" and "display.shape".
     In other words, both the .png and .shape files are there for all
   the shapes.

This shows they are there ... should they be in some other place?  It
appears that the program is looking for them at the place they are, just
that it cannot recognize/process the .png file.  Note: other .png files
on my computer do show up, but not those in the dia program.

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