Inconsistency detail on Oxygen style

Matthew Woehlke mw_triad at
Fri Nov 16 21:41:17 GMT 2007

Rafael Fernández López wrote:
> Just noticed that the behavior on text boxes and buttons is not consistent in 
> what state is concerned.
> Push button focused: If you hover it, it gets the hover effect and overrides 
> the focus effect.
> Text edit focused: Does not react to hover effect, it seems that the focus 
> effect overrides the hover effect.

Yes, that's how we decided things should be. A button has "action" if 
you click it -> hovering good, even if it has focus. For a textedit we 
thought it was more important to know it has focus.

My suggestion: convince Boemann to let me add a mode for "hover+focus" :-).

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