IDEA icons licensing/redistribution

Hello,

My company has a plug-in for IDEA and we were pondering using IDEA icons for grouping controls - in order to get consistent look and feel. However, icons are not in redist, so, from reading a license text, looks like we cannot redistribute them. Is my understanding correct?

Thanks

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Hello Artem,

My company has a plug-in for IDEA and we were pondering using IDEA
icons for grouping controls - in order to get consistent look and
feel. However, icons are not in redist, so, from reading a license
text, looks like we cannot redistribute them. Is my understanding
correct?


You may not redistribute the icons, but you can load the icons directly from
IDEA resources in your plugin. For example, IconLoader.getIcon("/actions/copy.png")
will load the icon for the Copy action.

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Dmitry Jemerov
Software Developer
JetBrains, Inc.
http://www.jetbrains.com/
"Develop with Pleasure!"


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Hello Artem,



You may not redistribute the icons, but you can load the icons directly from
IDEA resources in your plugin. For example, IconLoader.getIcon("/actions/copy.png")
will load the icon for the Copy action.


Hi Dmitry,

In a plugin which I am writing for the current contest, I would like to use some of the icons (those in the fileTypes directory) in .ico format. I could of course do some sort of conversion within the plugin code, but that would be a bit tedious. Is there a way to legally include the converted icons in my plugin?

Best regards,
Jens

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Hello Jens,

>> You may not redistribute the icons, but you can load the icons
>> directly from
>> IDEA resources in your plugin. For example,
>> IconLoader.getIcon("/actions/copy.png")
>> will load the icon for the Copy action.

Hi Dmitry,

In a plugin which I am writing for the current contest, I would like
to use some of the icons (those in the fileTypes directory) in .ico
format. I could of course do some sort of conversion within the plugin
code, but that would be a bit tedious. Is there a way to legally
include the converted icons in my plugin?


I don't know. I guess it will be best to include conversion code in the plugin.

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Dmitry Jemerov
Software Developer
JetBrains, Inc.
http://www.jetbrains.com/
"Develop with Pleasure!"


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Dmitry, thank you very much for your replies!

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