Re: AW: Q: How to disable shadow text for insensitive widgets?
- From: "Kuth, Joachim Dr." <Joachim Kuth T_SYSTEM sysde eads net>
- To: "'Valdis Kletnieks vt edu'" <Valdis Kletnieks vt edu>
- Cc: "'gtk-list gnome org'" <gtk-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: AW: Q: How to disable shadow text for insensitive widgets?
- Date: Wed, 8 Jan 2003 17:06:14 +0100
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Valdis Kletnieks vt edu [mailto:Valdis Kletnieks vt edu]
> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 8. Januar 2003 16:35
> An: Kuth, Joachim Dr.
> Cc: 'gtk-list gnome org'
> Betreff: Re: AW: Q: How to disable shadow text for
> insensitive widgets?
> On Wed, 08 Jan 2003 14:38:40 +0100, "Kuth, Joachim Dr." said:
> > b. I want to change it on application level.
> Thus forcing *all* users of your application to wonder if a given
> widget is insensitive or not.
> *click* Why *click* isn't *click* this *CLICK*ing button
> *CLICK* DOING ANYTHING?
> There's a *reason* for the shadowing. You might want to
> think LONG and HARD
> about why you want to disable it, or try explaining here why
> you think you
> want to - there's enough UI people around here to help you out.
> Valdis Kletnieks
> Computer Systems Senior Engineer
> Virginia Tech
first a GENERAL NOTE:
I am not interested in religious wars about the best UI style.
*Please* accept that *I* want to disable shadow for *my* application,
and users will complain to *me* if they do not like the UI - but this will
again be *my* problem - not yours.
So *please* stop proselytising me.
By the way:
In my initial mail, I mentioned that I am talking about an *insensitive*
So there should not be any confusion.
If you really want to know the reason for disabling shadows:
IMHO, a widget can be insensitive for more than one reason.
But there is only one insensitive state, so I have
to do the markup myself (e.g. by color) if I want to show the reason to the
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