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improve color layout for currently using task icon

Submitted by fuchueh on April 25, 2009 to Aesthetics, Annoyance, Usability

Taskbar color layout too bad.
If you using light color desktop background, you will don't know what is the using task icon.
Its brightness too high, so looks too blurred when light color desktop background.
Currently using task icon is recognize hard when light color desktop background.

improve color layout for currently using task icon

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Not fixed

Discussion (1 comments)

muudzis wrote on July 5, 2010, 12:47pm

There should be an option to make active icon (taksbar button) dark instead of bright. Light color for many years was frequently associated with inactive or disabled. Even now active window has darker title bar and borders than inactive windows. So when I have 2 programs running (so 2 taskbar buttons) I frequently make mistake which one of them is the active one!

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