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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
on this.

Paul

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