Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1002357
Color of enabled and disabled input widgets doesn't differ
Last modified: 2014-01-21 14:49:10 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #1002126 +++
Description of problem:
Normally disbaled input entries should be "grayed out". But it seems that they are actually painted in black (same color as the enabled widgets) on some terminals. This needs to be fixed to give th ecorretc visual feedback to the user.
Need to clone this bug from upstream into downstream to track this issue on rhev-h
Okay. The console only supports 8 colors.
We could anyhow e.g. launch a terminal like fbterm which is opening a framebuffer and then allowing 256 colors.
Also other terminals like xterm and gnome-terminal also support 256 colors, that's why this bug only appears on the console.
- Switch to a terminal supporting 256 colors, like fbterm, but this might lead to hw problems - if there isn't a fb driver for the gfx hardware - unlikely, but possible
- Hide disabled widgets completely
- Choose a different color for disabled or for the active widgets
Any opinions on one of these points or other ideas?
I think we make every attempt to stick to the 8 colors, even if it's not really clean looking. For the other terminals (ssh, etc), we can possibly use additional colors and make it look nicer.
Yes, good suggestion.
The following patch fixes the issue at least for thr 8colors case (console).
We can improve it upstream to use more colors when available.
Now Color of enabled input widgets was black
and Color of disabled input widgets was red.
so this bug has been fixed, change the status into "VERIFIED"
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