Icon font in default admin theme

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Icon font in default admin theme

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One of the first things I nearly always do when building a module is to include an icon font or svgs so I can use better looking scalable icons in the admin interface. Frankly the current gif icons in OneEleven are looking a bit tired imo.

I assume it would be fairly straightforward to include a icon font such as font-awesome or material icons into the admin template and update the {admin_icon} tag to generate the correct markup (with a fallback to the image if you pass an image param).

Maybe the html markup that's in the admin_icon plugin be moved to a template so that that the choice of icon-font could be theme dependant (although I'm all for not giving users too much choice).
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Re: Icon font in default admin theme

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It's already been planned and an admin theme using fontawesome is done... it was just too late in the development cycle to do it for CMSMS 2.2
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Re: Icon font in default admin theme

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That's really good to hear.

I have to say that the work you and the other devs have been putting in recently has been fantastic. External editing, a filepicker and now font-awesome tick off the top three items on my wish list. It's all really appreciated.

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