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  • Changing size of icons in a grid

    I have a simple grid on a page which I wish to view on a smart phone. I have managed to increase the font size of the fields to 30pt, but cannot see how to increase the size of the Grid Row Save icon. I have looked in the style sheet editor, and can find the icon, but cannot increase it's size.

    I have attached the page accordingly.

    Any advice will be greatly appreciated.

    Mobile.jpg

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    Re: Changing size of icons in a grid

    Hi Larry,
    Been a while since I worried over those icons short of hiding them, but I'll take a guess here.
    Since those are system icons (16x16), they would be easy to find in your webroot and replace with 32x32.

    C:\A5Webroot\CSS\GrBlue\GridRowSave.png for example.

    Photoshop can double the size for you or you can search for them online.

    Anyone else have ideas?
    Last edited by mvaughn; 10-01-2015, 04:01 PM.
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      Re: Changing size of icons in a grid

      Hi Michael,
      Thanks for your reply, which is a good idea - a simple one that even I can understand. I had created a new CSS and called it MobBlue. I located the GridRowSave.png in that folder and increased it's size by 300%. I then published all files including the CSS, but sadly the save icon didn't change. Looking at the jpg above, am I right in thinking the save icon is GridRowSave? Or am I enlarging the wrong file?

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        Re: Changing size of icons in a grid

        you could try a different approach.
        first search the internet, select an image you like or using paint draw an image you want to place it in the spot. or use any program like photoshop to enlarge the image ( first copy image to the program then edit). when all done save the image in your picture folder then import it to alpha web project. you will need tow images, one for active one for disabled. ( click on image on the left side, then import then select the newly created image, there you can adjust the size say 30px X 30px should be enough or 50px X 50px, plenty.
        now go to the grid properties and look for customization, then the customize icons.
        then select the save record and save record disabled icons. this is what you want to play with. click the ellipsis then select the first choice then select project folder and then select the image for both styles.
        save then preview.
        et voila! you will have your icon in place of alpha icon. this will not require you to disassemble alpha css files. (warning i lost all my hair when i tried to play with alpha css files.)

        edit:
        take a look at this screencast:
        http://screencast.com/t/zJDeRkrwxsg
        Last edited by GGandhi; 10-01-2015, 08:49 PM.
        thanks for reading

        gandhi

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          Re: Changing size of icons in a grid

          First, thanks so much for going to so much trouble with my query!
          Second, that's exactly what I wanted.
          Third, I feel so stupid for not finding 'Customise Icons'! I thought I'd searched the properties box...
          Oh, and I lost most of my hair many years ago!
          Thanks again.

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