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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: [UX]: potential new default color for application background
Date Fri, 12 Oct 2012 19:58:16 GMT
Am 10/12/2012 10:34 AM, schrieb J├╝rgen Schmidt:
> Hi,
>
> I am seeking for some small changes to give our product a little fresh
> look. Changes that are more low cost and don't require huge
> implementation efforts.
>
> For example all the grey colors are not so nice and I tried a new color
> for the application background. I would like to propose that we change
> the default color to a new fresh one. If our users don't like and prefer
> the old grey one they can easy revert it via the option dialog.
>
> The question is about the start center because the changed application
> background has no impact on the start center yet. But I think this is a bug.

Or maybe not. The dialog option talked about the *Application 
background*. As the start center is not part of any application module, 
it has to be seen separated.

But I'm with you, it should be configurable via this dialog option, too.

Marcus



> Examples:
> http://people.apache.org/~jsc/test/aoo_new_defautl_background.png
> http://people.apache.org/~jsc/test/aoo_new_defautl_background2.png
>
> I know that probably many have an opinion about the color. But more
> important for now is the question if we want such a change in general.
> In the end the color should fit to other branding items as well.
>
> UX has probably some comments and feedback here as well?
>
> Juergen

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