low contrast icons on the favourites view

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Tue Oct 4 09:47:51 EDT 2011

On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 9:42 AM, Kevin Gordon <kgordon420 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On os8 on multiple XO 1.5's, i sometimes (unpredictably to me) get the swirl
> of icons in the favourites view coming up with many showing in very low
> contrast.  Switching between list and favourites does not bring back the
> higher contrast.  Rebooting the machine does restore the high contrast ,then
> upon continuing to perform  some subsequent tasks and then going back to the
> favourites view, the wheel icons are mostly low contrast again.  While the
> activities which I have visited are colour, there are ones I've never been
> in which are high-contrast b/w, but tmost of teh others look a very dull
> grey.
> I haven't seen for this on 11-2, 874, but I've been pretty well immersed
> just in 11.3 builds for the last little while.
> Is there a specific set of tests I should perform to see why this is
> happening, has anyone else seen this?

If you hit the Alt key, the icons should all become uncolored,
indicating that they will launch a new instance instead of a
most-recent instance of the activity. But releasing the Alt key should
restore the colors/contrast. But maybe try hitting Alt a few times to
see if it restores the colors?



> Cheers
> KG
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Walter Bender
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