[Kmymoney-devel] System color question

Jack ostroffjh at sbcglobal.net
Wed Aug 3 13:21:13 UTC 2011

On 2011.08.03 03:27, Thomas Baumgart wrote:
> on Wednesday 03 August 2011 07:03:10 Cristian Oneț wrote:
> > On Mar 02 Aug 2011 18:25:09 Jack wrote:

>>> In playing with the color configuration settings related to the  
>>> about dialog crash, I have to wonder why the "Use system colors"  
>>> checkbox is on the "Background" tab and not either also on the  
>>> "Foreground" tab or actually just on the settings page above the  
>>> tabs.  Don't system colors include both foreground and background?
> >
>> The do include settings from both foreground and background but from  
>> what I see the settings on the foreground tab are KMyMoney specific,  
>> there is no color for negative amounts, for example, in the system  
>> palette. That is the reason why the system colors are only an  
>> alternative for the background settings.
> Cristian is right. Most of the settings are KMM specific. I agree,  
> that it is strange to have it in that somewhat global screen position  
> when it only controls two settings. A suggestion would be to make it  
> part of the 'List background colors' pane. Let me know what you  
> think. This is an easy fix.
So checking "use system colors" only applies to those two colors - the  
normal and alternate background colors for list displays?  If so, then  
yes, I think moving the check box onto the list background colors pane  
would make it more obvious what it does.


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