Tag Archives: Flag Icons

Flagfox 5.0.4 update released

I have posted Flagfox 5.0.4 to Mozilla Add-ons. After a Mozilla editor signs off, the update will be available to all users, however you can download it before then via the all versions page. Changelog for this month’s update: IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for June 2014 Flag icon updates Added support for …

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Flag selection & update policy

With the new flag set in Flagfox 5.0, many countries/territories got updates for their flags that were long overdue. Previously, there were quite a few small regions using the flag of a colonial power because neither old icon set had a flag for them. This new set is based on the flags Wikipedia uses, so …

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Issues with Flagfox 5.0 under certain themes

Apparently the default Mac OS X Firefox theme is squishing the icons a little bit. The different OSes have varying theme characteristics in the current version of Firefox. This is a pain in the ass for development, especially because I don’t own a Mac. I had about 200 beta testers for a month or so, …

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Flagfox 5.0 update Q & A

I’ve been getting quite a few emails and bits of feedback from various sources, so I thought I may as well put up a post centralizing some common questions and answers. Can I make the flags smaller? Yes, however some of the more detailed flags don’t look quite right when you do. See here for …

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Customizing the Flagfox icon style

Previously, in Flagfox 4.2, we had two different flag icon sets. Neither was perfect; both had different issues. The primary one was stylized with a gloss effect. The secondary one was stylized to be brighter. Both were too small, and the secondary one was actually upscaled. Aspect ratios were a mess and the colors were …

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New Flags

Flagfox 5.0 introduces a whole new set of flag icons to replace the old sets. I am compiling this new set myself using the public domain works of Wikimedia Commons (Wikipedia) as a basis and will be able to update it regularly, unlike the previous sets which were not getting updates from their authors anymore. …

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