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Re: dark theme

Post by Kaibz » 04 Apr 2019 21:23

I see.
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Re: dark theme

Post by jupe » 10 Jun 2019 15:06

@Don: I just wanted to bring something up that I had noticed but never bothered mentioning until now, the colors displayed in the catalog adapt to dark mode in a much different way than for instance list label colors, for example here is a comparison between the catalog and the list of the same hex color:

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Just wanted to check that they are both meant to use such a different algorithm?

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Re: dark theme

Post by MBaas » 10 Jun 2019 17:32

Yes, it's different and you're not alone if you find it confusing. I wish we had an option to modify this behaviour - I'd much rather have a WYSIWYG-approach ;-)
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Re: dark theme

Post by admin » 11 Jun 2019 11:10

Okay, I will change that. Might make that configurable later (hard versus adaptive colors).

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Re: dark theme

Post by admin » 13 Jun 2019 09:23

Did anybody try this? I personally prefer the slightly darkened colors in Dark Mode:

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v20.10.0010 - 2019-06-12 12:40
    + Dark Mode: Added tweak "DarkAdaptive" by which you can make custom colors 
      a bit less bright in Dark Mode. Easier to the eye IMO.
        DarkAdaptive=1
      The following colors are affected:
      - Label Backgrounds
      - Color Filter Backgrounds
      - Catalog Custom Colored Backgrounds
      Note that Label Backgrounds had been hard-coded to DarkAdaptive=1 before, 
      and now they are non-adaptive by default. So your labels will look 
      different now (brighter) in Dark Mode, exactly as you defined them in 
      Configuration (unless you set the new tweak).
      
      To make it easier to test the effect of the tweak I made it accessible 
      through the yet undocumented scripting command "dark". Enable Dark Mode 
      and ensure that any of the above listed affected colors are visible, then 
      run one of these scripts as fit:
        dark 3:=-2;   //toggle DarkAdaptive
        dark 3:=0;    //set DarkAdaptive=0
        dark 3:=1;    //set DarkAdaptive=1

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Re: dark theme

Post by Leito » 13 Jun 2019 10:09

admin wrote:
13 Jun 2019 09:23
I personally prefer the slightly darkened colors in Dark Mode
Me too.

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Re: dark theme

Post by jupe » 13 Jun 2019 10:49

I agree, the dimmer variant is preferable.

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Re: dark theme

Post by Leito » 23 Jul 2019 16:57

admin wrote:
17 Mar 2019 13:43
Looked at it again. It's simply too undocumented. We have to wait.
Any luck with Windows 10 1903?

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