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[libreoffice-design] Re: Light Blue for Non-printing characters


Cor Nouws wrote
> Mirek M. wrote (16-06-14 17:28)
>> Hi guys, To those pushing for a certain color -- could you please
>> suggest that ONE color on this list before tomorrow? As iterated
>> above, it shouldn't be gray or in the LibO color palette for best
>> possible contrast.
>
> There is no 'above' in your post ;)

Full context of forum threads as always are available from our Nabble
archive, so for this thread "
Light Blue for Non-printing characters
<http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Light-Blue-for-Non-printing-characters-tp4110478.html>
"


> Plus, as I explained before:
> " - most of the time people work with dark on light, or light on dark
> - fine tuning for special cases needs a per document or per paragraph
> change
> - that is impossible/impractical with the appearance setting
> - so the easiest solution is say 60 or 50% grey
> - full automatic solution needs much more work, but is only relevant in
> relatively (very) few situations "
>
> , so I don't get you 'no gray' ;)

Actually, in resolving fdo#68071
<https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=68071> , Mirek's proposed,
and Toma┼ż implemented the RGB color #6abed3 (106:190:211) lifted from
iWorks on OSX. At this point in the 4.3 release cycle, the color selected
could still be changed. And Mirek has asked for that alternative.

IMHO, the #6abed3 remains a viable choice (on both light or dark
backgrounds), and so should not be "adjusted" until a more ambitious--auto
selection--or expert configuration is implemented. But a move back to a
mid-density gray would leave UI little better than the old default (of
matching text color).

As can be seen in:
http://cgit.freedesktop.org/libreoffice/core/commit/?id=fb99a6b9958815eb1ad27179d252a379ce8b79fd
the NON_PRINTING_CHARACTER_COLOR is now defined just once in
/sw/source/core/inc/txtfrm.hxx; with one additional entry in inftxt.cxx for
DrawTab. So a simple hack for anyone wishing to change the color of NPC and
role their own.




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