Mocups of focus hints for panes

Anders Lund anders at
Sun Nov 26 21:27:32 GMT 2006

On Sunday 26 November 2006 21:05, Jarosław Staniek wrote:
> PS: talking about tab's "highlight" color we have at least two
> possibilities: 1. to take the highlight color: QPalette::Highlight
> 2. to take the "active" color from the window decoration

One of the few problems with the Plastik style is that the visual difference 
between active and inactive tabs in a tabbar is very little. Other styles 
makes more difference.

As for using Qt assistant as example:
Frankly, any application that has two tabbed panes (or in any other way 
displays two tabbars in one main window) is inaccessible pr design.

That said, browsers/apps doesn't tend to visualize the focused frame, probably 
because users complain that it looks ugly (It does because we get windows 
with too many visible frames. Kate has the same problem, as do KMail and many 
other KDE apps). 

Older versions of netscape drew a (red) line around a focused frame, and i 
believe konqueror did at some point in time too.

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