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Panel bubble help text unreadable

Postby lotech on Tue Feb 26, 2008 12:04 pm

The bubble help text on some apps like Pidgin and miniUpdate are light grey against white background make it extremely hard to read, this can't be fixed by changing theme.
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Re: Panel bubble help text unreadable

Postby Husse on Wed Feb 27, 2008 2:11 pm

miniUpdate

mintUpdate?
I don't recall any text bubbles....
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Re: Panel bubble help text unreadable

Postby lotech on Wed Feb 27, 2008 9:53 pm

The keylock thingy......
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Re: Panel bubble help text unreadable

Postby foggytown on Wed Feb 27, 2008 10:02 pm

Hi lotech,
Did you change your color scheme or desktop theme? I think these notification pop-ups are governed by the system color scheme. So you may have set it to one with less-than-perfect usability, if that is the case it is just a matter of selecting a better/different color scheme/theme in Appearance applet (located on the Mint Menu under Preferences).
If you didn't make changes there...I'm out of ideas. Post back and maybe someone else will have an idea.
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Re: Panel bubble help text unreadable

Postby lotech on Wed Feb 27, 2008 10:28 pm

Ok I changed themes and finally found one that works, most of the dark colored one that I love fail to show the text clearly, I thought the theme is applied system wide so will take care of that, and Miniupdate is part of the default system not my own add-on, anyway, but Pidgin still not showing properly, seems no way to change that. I couldn't show you the screen the bubble text not captured.

Update : When first boot up and the 'keylock' is in locked state(system up to date), the text is unreadable, when I click on it to start update check(white block as background) the text is readable, Pidgin always unreadable in whatever state.
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