[Digikam-devel] visual indication of active filters?

Gerhard Kulzer gerhardkgmx at gmail.com
Thu Jan 31 16:41:53 GMT 2008

On Thursday 31 January 2008 Gilles Caulier wrote:
> Now the LED and text background have different color (green/white when
> inactive, orange/green or orange/red if no match). One gets used to it, but
> it is not consistent.
> Proposal: inactive:green/green match:orange/orange no match:red/red
> I'm not sure to understand exactly your proposal...
> Let's me resume :
> - Search Text widget colorize background of text field in green if query is
> match else in red.
> - Led function is different : it's an indicator to ping user if filter is
> active or not over icon view... that all. It do not report if filtering 
> match something in icon view. We don't need that : just look if something
> appear in icon view, it's enough...
> Unforget than filtering can perturb user if it's active. If user don't take
> a care about filtering status, he can see a dummy empty album where items
> are really on the way...
> Gilles

My thought was to uniform the LED color and the search text widget background, 
but I do not have a strong case for it, I can live well with the solution 
right now. 

I tested the tag filter reset with the LED, it works :-)))

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