low contrast icons on the favourites view
kgordon420 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 4 16:40:00 EDT 2011
On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 11:29 AM, Paul Fox <pgf at laptop.org> wrote:
> daniel wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 2:42 PM, Kevin Gordon <kgordon420 at gmail.com>
> > > On os8 on multiple XO 1.5's, i sometimes (unpredictably to me) get the
> > > of icons in the favourites view coming up with many showing in very
> > > contrast. Switching between list and favourites does not bring back
> > > higher contrast. Rebooting the machine does restore the high contrast
> > > upon continuing to perform some subsequent tasks and then going back
> to the
> > > favourites view, the wheel icons are mostly low contrast again. While
> > > activities which I have visited are colour, there are ones I've never
> > > in which are high-contrast b/w, but tmost of teh others look a very
> > > grey.
> > >
> > > I haven't seen for this on 11-2, 874, but I've been pretty well
> > > just in 11.3 builds for the last little while.
> > Is there something in the search box at the top of the screen?
> > If there is, did you knowingly/accidently put it there?
> i've been bitten by this too. perhaps it would be possible
> to somehow highlight the search box when it's in use? if the
> inadvertent character is a period, or comma, or otherwise tiny
> character, one has only a _very_ subtle visual cue as to what's
> happened. if the search field outline, or even perhaps just the
> magnifier icon, were colored when text was entered, it would be pretty
> obvious what was happening.
Now that I know where to look, and am vastly more experienced than I was
just a mere 8 hours ago :-) there is a little x in a circle that appears at
te right edge inside the Search field whenever there is something entered
there - so there is already a difference between null and something present,
in that box. I just didn't know this low contrast behaviour for filtering
existed at all.
> > And does clearing that search solve the issue?
> > cheers
> > Daniel
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