New KMessageBox Style

pinheiro nuno at
Sat Feb 2 18:00:47 GMT 2008

Em Sábado, 2 de Fevereiro de 2008 17:52, o Luciano Montanaro escreveu:
> On Saturday 02 February 2008 17:52:32 Alexander Dymo wrote:
> > Sorry, but I also think that icons served the primary role in those
> > dialogs making it immediately obvious what happened. People tend to not
> > read messages and without vivid exclamation/error marks, they will not
> > get any warning at all.
> >
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> > >
> > >
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> > What was the original idea behind this change? To make messagebox
> > smaller? If so we can get rid of triangles in them and just draw the
> > opaque and vivid "i" and "!" signs. But I'm not sure what to do with the
> > "error" sign in this case.
> >
> > >
> Sorry, but I too think this is not a step in the right direction.
> The dialog may look good as it is, but is it better for usability?
> The icon is there for a reason -- to quickly categorize what the message is
> about. if it's just a watermark, it's less effective.
> I think there are a few more issue to address before it can be taken in
> consideration...
> - What happens when someone selects a different icon theme? The icon may
>   show up more or less than the oxygen one. With something like the
>   monochrome icon set, the background may show up too much.
> - What about accessibility, or high contrast themes? How does the dialogs
>   look with something other than the oxygen style, would it work as well?
>   would it work with dark color schemes?
> Luciano

Do you guys even bother to read what we say??? We are working on it as we 
Some new versions will come up... 
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