Re: GUIs are turning into seas of grey (gnumeric)
- Date: Sat, 9 Feb 2019 08:18:43 +0000
- From: Paul Sutton <zleap@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: GUIs are turning into seas of grey (gnumeric)
On 09/02/2019 08:11, Brad Rogers wrote:
> On Fri, 8 Feb 2019 21:38:30 -0600
> David Wright <deblis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello David,
>> I can't understand why modern GUIs are composed of grey20 widgets
>> on a grey21 background.
> Fashion. Pure and simple.
> It's ludicrous, I agree; We finally have near photo-realistic GFX
> systems, and UI designers decide the best way to use them is to make
> everything monochrome.
I have made GUI applications in Tkinter and agree, buttons are grey,
and yet dialog boxes can have a number of icons in them, for warning,
information, in a mix of colours for example Yellow, red or green
depending on the context.
I am not sure if it is possible to add colour to the buttons, I will
look in to it. However there should be an agreed convention otherwise
an application with several buttons . We should consider accessibility
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