[squeak-dev] Re: [ANN] Widget Refactorings & UI Themes for Squeak
karlramberg at gmail.com
Thu Jul 28 18:45:22 UTC 2016
I noticed that white/ light colored on dark background letters now look a
little bolder than before. Black on white does not look so bold.
On Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 7:27 PM, Chris Cunningham <cunningham.cb at gmail.com>
> Oh, and I should mention that I do like this. The theme selection is
> nice/reasonable to use and was easy to understand.
> and the look - I really like that.
> On Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 10:08 AM, Chris Cunningham <
> cunningham.cb at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 7:49 AM, marcel.taeumel <Marcel.Taeumel at hpi.de>
>>> Thanks for this elaborate report. :-)
>> You're welcome. I'm in the UI most every day, for several hours. Looks
>> matter to me.
>> I notice that the selection lists have changed somewhat - either in this
>> package or in the trunk recently (not sure which). I think I like the new
>> selections - but will take some time to get used to them.
>>> "Changing themes works - mostly. It appears to just change the thematic
>>> elements that are visible at the time of theme changing. What is mean
>>> if you have a window minimized, then the contents of that window will not
>>> change to the new theme, but will stay with the old theme (at least, the
>>> colors do). This may not be an issue for folks with a reasonably small
>>> number of windows open, of course."
>>> There is a filter in Morph >> #canApplyUserInterfaceTheme, which checks
>>> "self isInWorld". For collapsed window contents (text boxes etc.), that
>>> returns false.
>>> One could experiment with removing that check for a while.
>> I'm thinking I'll need to do this. Some of the older themes plus
>> highlighting in the newest produce startling results - old dark theme in
>> new dark theme = blinding white selections.
>> We think that we
>>> might not want to change prototypical content or left-overs... Hmm... I
>>> think we can fix this for Pluggable* widgets very easy by checking
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