Re: selected item in TreeView
- From: Tim Janik <timj gtk org>
- To: Alex Larsson <alexl redhat com>
- Cc: Jonathan Blandford <jrb redhat com>, Gtk+ Developers <gtk-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: selected item in TreeView
- Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2001 18:34:59 +0200 (CEST)
On Mon, 10 Sep 2001, Alex Larsson wrote:
> On Mon, 10 Sep 2001, Tim Janik wrote:
> > On Mon, 10 Sep 2001, Alex Larsson wrote:
> > > On Mon, 10 Sep 2001, Tim Janik wrote:
> > >
> > > > hi jrb,
> > > >
> > > > did you recently change the color of the selected item
> > > > from blue to gray for the treeview? this is mildly confusing
> > > > to say the least, as it makes the widget look insensitive.
> > > > for gtk the standard color for selected items is blue,
> > > > so what's the point in this change?
> > >
> > > It's only supposed to do that for unfocused widgets.
> > > It's for consistancy with my patch that makes unfocused selections in text
> > > widgets be gray.
> > gray definitely is not a good color for that, in UIs where
> > text widgets or tree views are not focussable (e.g.
> > if a text view is just used for viewing, not editing, or
> > a treeview is used to select notebook pages), these widgets
> > always look insensitive, even if you click on them.
> > and it kinda defeats conveying the message that you can click
> > on them in the first place.
> > something else needs to be done here, e.g. using a lighter blue
> > or somesuch.
> Well. It uses widget->style->bg_gc [GTK_STATE_ACTIVE] and
> widget->style->fg_gc [GTK_STATE_ACTIVE]. The exact default color can
> (and should) be tweaked of course.
hm, does that mean you'll take care of adjusting those colors to a lighter
> / Alex
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