Bug #570

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Configured tab colors are shown too dark

Added by Ivar Hill 3130 days ago. Updated 2125 days ago.

Status:Feedback Start:02/26/2011
Priority:Normal Due date:
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Category:Frontend GNOME
Target version:-
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High

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Votes: 0

Description

When manually setting tab colors, the actual colors differ from what has been set. See the attached screenshot for an example - the colors are much darker than what has been set.

1.png (519.1 KB) Ivar Hill, 02/26/2011 04:27 PM

History

Updated by Mirco Bauer 2974 days ago

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  • Category set to Frontend GNOME
  • Assigned to set to Mirco Bauer
  • Target version set to 0.8.9
  • Complexity set to Low

The issue seems to be the background contrast detection, the corrected color is way too dark

Updated by Mirco Bauer 2898 days ago

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  • Assigned to deleted (Mirco Bauer)

Updated by Mirco Bauer 2845 days ago

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  • Target version changed from 0.8.9 to 0.10

This is not a bug of Smuxi's color contrast checker but a bug in the GTK+ theme itself. It uses a pixmap as background for the notebook tabs which has a darker background than the actual background text color. Smuxi can currently only rely on the background text color for the contrast checks. There is a good chance Smuxi can't do anything about at all :/ An ugly hack would be to disable the color contrast checks in tab labels alltogether for local engines or if configured by the user...

Updated by Mirco Bauer 2845 days ago

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  • Complexity changed from Low to High

Updated by Mirco Bauer 2800 days ago

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  • Status changed from New to Feedback

Updated by Mirco Bauer 2125 days ago

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  • Target version deleted (0.10)

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