[squeak-dev] Re: Facelifting the second

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at gmx.de
Wed Mar 24 16:25:17 UTC 2010

Hi Tim -

Not sure what's up with the change set but I can't load it. I'm getting 
an error about ByteString DNU: #! which looks like a wrongly formatted 
change set. Can you fix it and resend?

   - Andreas

On 3/24/2010 6:57 AM, tim at nada1.de wrote:
> Hello
> I have been working on improving the out-of-the-box look a little more.
> Here at university, we often have the problem that students who dabble
> with Squeak for the first time are, may I say, repulsed by the look of
> the image.
> I have created a ChangeSet with a proposed new look inspired by
> Facelift, but I tried to change as few things as possible.
> I tried to make everything configurable, except for the window buttons,
> all colors and button positions can be set back the way they used to be
> (I think, unless I forgot something).
> As 4.1 freeze is approaching, I thought I put it on the list. If there
> any chance to get this into the release, I'll try to fix anything people
> might find wrong/not configurable enough with it.
> -- short list of changes
> * The white color scheme was replaced by a light gray one
> * New window buttons
> * The menu button position is configurable
> * The expand button can be hidden
> * The "Click on label to Edit" preference no longer prevents dragging
> windows by the label
> * Some gradients have been reduced
> * A double-click on the window label will expand that window
> * Iconic buttons now highlight their icons on mouse-over instead of
> drawing a border around them
> * Corner grip morphs can be hidden
> * Button and dialog corners can be set to squared
> Regards,
> Tim

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