Re: [kde-linux] Increasing the intensity of mouse-over
- Date: Sat, 03 Dec 2011 09:50:40 -0500
- From: Pablo Sanchez <pablo@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [kde-linux] Increasing the intensity of mouse-over
[ Comments below, in-line ]
On 12/03/2011 06:35 AM, Duncan wrote:
> Pablo Sanchez posted on Fri, 02 Dec 2011 09:42:18 -0500 as excerpted:
>> [ snipped ]
>> However, if I bring up `System Settings' and mouse-over any of the
>> icons, the mouse-over color is extremely light. I'd like to increase
>> this intensity while maintaining my `Selection Background'
> Argh!! I had a nice very detailed reply almost ready to post, and lost
> it in a system crash
> Try setting hover decoration color.
I tried the above but it didn't do what I wanted: make the mouse-over
I find working with outliers helps me figure out things. In this
particular case I set `Hover Decoration' to fuschia (aka `Hot Pink'
:). I could see how it affected my other windows but it didn't change
what I was after.
Does it work for you: when you set `hover decoration', does it change
the intensity of the mouse-over on the icons found in `System
The intensity I'm talking about seems related to `Selection
Background' If I change `Selection Background' to a very dark color,
the mouse-over is a lighter version of it. Consequently, if the
`Selection Background' isn't too dark, the mouse-over is too light for
There must be some sort of color-index which determines how much to (I
don't know if this is the proper term) desaturate the mouse-over
> [ detailed explanation ]
Thank you for the detailed explanation! There's a bit for me to
grok. I may need some coffee! :)
Pablo Sanchez - Blueoak Database Engineering, Inc
Ph: 819.459.1926 Fax: 760.860.5225 (US)
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