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Re: [Lynx-dev] Re: Lynx color flaws

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Re: Lynx color flaws
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2007 20:51:35 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Wed, Mar 28, 2007 at 06:12:33PM +0200, Rado S wrote:
> =- Thomas Dickey wrote on Tue 27.Mar'07 at 20:12:44 -0400 -=
> > Is there a source for textarea.gif ?
> Argh, yes, forgot to link it. Reload.

> What I just noticed:
> When the TEXTAREA goes wild, then following INPUT colors are
> broken as per the "formfail" case reported above.

I see that the input colors aren't reset as I move the cursor
through it.
> > > When you re-check them, then you can reproduce _all_ of them?
> > 
> > With formfail, I'm seeing different colors than your picture
> > (submit and TXT are different yellow/red and default/blue - so
> > "Submit" is still in a different color than
> Uh, yellow/red is when the link is selected, move the cursor away. :)

> The problem formok vs. formfail is that the latter uses A-color
> for _all_ INPUT elements, while formok (correctly) uses INPUT-color.
> > > But then this means a lot to fix ... I'll have a look at the
> > > DFN,SUB,SUP defects, because there I have a chance to find a
> > > solution myself. The other stuff is too complex for me (atm).
> > 
> > It might be simpler to fix than the table layout ...
> Oh, I don't mind the table-layout failures for badly wrapping to
> long cells, I'm used to that. ;)

good (it would be nice to fix, but if you read the code, you can
see why it's that way).  Colored regions on the screen are at least
something that one can see to work on.

> I'm happy the layout works ok when no wrapping is required.
> I'm more interested in having the wrong coloring fixed for
> normally not visible elements (like TR or the unexplainable APPLET
> error), so that I can generally use lynx more efficiently with
> correct colors (for INPUT (especially type=submit ;) and IMG).

well I'll see what I can do (am swamped til the weekend, but want
to make sure I can reproduce things).

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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