[ubuntu-art] Ubuntu panel background proposal

jmak jozmak at gmail.com
Sat Sep 9 16:35:03 BST 2006

On 9/9/06, Troy James Sobotka <troy.sobotka at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-09-09 at 10:43 +0100, Mark Shuttleworth wrote:
> >
> > I far prefer the "semi-transparent" panel idea that someone posted a
> > little while ago. I think the Panel should have a very distinctive
> > look, and not be Grey at all! That goes for the Panel menu items as
> > well as the Panel itself.
> Translucent is lovely.  My only concern while twiddling with
> it here at home is that it is difficult to get _all_
> of the interface elements to abide by the rules.
> It is a very simple tweak, and I think we can get it in for
> Edgy assuming our workhorse Frank manages to push it to
> bzr.
> Right now however, there is _one_ amateur looking element --
> certain buttons on the panel need to have the default translucency
> adjusted to bring them more in line with the rest of the panel.
> I have attached a small JPG to illustrate the problem.
> Does anyone know how to adjust this value and in what
> resource file it is?  Dennis?  ;)

My only problem with the transparent panel is that it makes the
desktop look too dull, too monochromatic.

J. Mak

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