[squeak-dev] Re: rice paper background in trunk?
David T. Lewis
lewis at mail.msen.com
Mon Jul 11 12:34:55 UTC 2016
On Mon, Jul 11, 2016 at 03:38:42AM -0700, marcel.taeumel wrote:
> Bert Freudenberg wrote
> > On Sat, Jul 9, 2016 at 12:46 AM, Eliot Miranda <
> > eliot.miranda@
> > >
> > wrote:
> >> I *hate* the grey.
> > +1
> > - Bert -
> Hi there.
> It seems that setting up custom backgrounds seems to be too difficult. There
> is, obviously, no way to capture the taste of any possible user with a
> default background. So, we might want to provide some alternatives. Hmmm...
> For a single project, you can just drag-drop any picture into Squeak, then
> right-click and choose "Set as background". This way seems to be useful
> because many of our students configured their desktops quite nicely.
> You can also choose any color as you project background. Is this difficult
> to discover?
> Anyway, there is no reason why we couldn't provide a set of three (?)
> alternative patterns for the default background. Maybe as simple as
> switching between uniform window colors and colorful windows.
That sounds like a good idea. I would like to be able to change the
background pattern, but I rarely bother doing so. If I had a few choices
easily available in the image, that is something that I would be happy
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