[sword-devel] Splash Screen for The Sword Project for Windows

David Trotz sword-devel@crosswire.org
Tue, 23 Oct 2001 08:27:56 -0700

Great work Tim! I vote for #3 with the word "Project" and words "for
windows" being right justified. Maybe, you could play with some different
background schemes using this layout and using some of Chris' ideas for
In Christ,

----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Little" <chrislit@chiasma.org>
To: <sword-devel@crosswire.org>
Sent: Tuesday, October 23, 2001 3:29 AM
Subject: RE: [sword-devel] Splash Screen for The Sword Project for Windows

> Troy's one and only criterion (I think) was that the layout be something
> like:
> The
>     Project
> So if you took #3 and set "PROJECT" as right aligned, like
> S  W  O  R  D
>       PROJECT
> then that would fit.
> I think there's a problem with having black text in the foreground
> overlapping black text in the background.  It kind of makes the
> foreground text appear to have a strikethrough when the background text
> goes through the middle of it.  My suggestion would be to use a warm
> tone for the background like the pink/red of David Trotz's logo.  But if
> you want to stick to cool tones, adding blue until the background text
> reaches a light indigo like the central burst would probably work too.
> A completely different direction might be for the background to feature
> different scripts that we support, or just the more prominent Biblical
> scripts, Greek, Hebrew, & Latin.  BibleWorks, ICU, and Unicode all
> feature this sort of artwork in their logos, covers, etc.
> Just some thoughts.  If no one likes them, please ignore. :)
> --Chris