[ubuntu-art] Inconsistence of gradients and artwork colors

Henrik Nilsen Omma henrik at ubuntu.com
Mon Apr 3 20:22:31 BST 2006

Daniel Borgmann wrote:
> The problem is, that two rounded widgets glued together look very
> ugly. We avoid this everywhere else in the theme, like the comboboxes
> or treeview headers. So if we do rounded scrollbar sliders, I think we
> should do something different with the steppers. OS X and Vista only
> draw the arrows and no buttons for the steppers, which avoids the
> problem. It doesn't look great to me, but it's better than rounded
> buttons IMO. An alternative might be to just use a very small radius
> for the corners, which would look similar to Luna XP.

What about rounding the stepper concavely where it meets the scrollbar 
so that the scrollbar fits into a small cavity? You would leave it 
square at the top and bottom, away from the scrollbar.

  - Henrik


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