+1 to a colour choice
 
Peter Sampson
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From: Gale Andrews <gale@audacityteam.org>
To: audacity-quality <audacity-quality@lists.sourceforge.net>
Sent: Wednesday, December 5, 2012 7:42 PM
Subject: Re: [Audacity-quality] [Bug 601] Track name in waveform display yellow or black


| From Peter Sampson <petersampson48@yahoo.com>
| Wed, 5 Dec 2012 00:37:36 -0800 (PST)
| Subject: [Audacity-quality] [Bug 601] Track name in waveform display yellow or black
> +1

+1 to a colour choice, a background for the text, or both?

I can't see what colour would work universally. Pink might
work better for waveforms, but not for spectrograms.




Gale   



>  From: Gale Andrews <gale@audacityteam.org>
>  To: audacity-quality <audacity-quality@lists.sourceforge.net>
>  Sent: Tuesday, December 4, 2012 11:04 PM
>  Subject: [Audacity-quality] [Bug 601] Track name in waveform display yellow or black


>
> In bug 601:
> http://bugzilla.audacityteam.org/show_bug.cgi?id=601
>
> we suggest fixing the problem where displayed track name
> changes from yellow to black when the track is underneath a
> label track.
>
> I'd noticed this too, however I sometimes move an audio track
> below a label track to read the name, because I find the yellow
> almost unreadable if it is over an unselected track background
> where there is no waveform.
>
> Meantime five people (including a vote by Ed) have asked for
> a choice for the display colour (usually on the grounds that
> the yellow is "ugly" or "hard to read"). If we did that it would
> still be good to make the colour stick irrespective of track
> position, but is there something else more intelligent we can
> do, so that the chosen colour is reasonably visible in all
> waveform or spectrogram situations?
>
> Like a partly transparent background for the name so that
> the name can always be seen?
>
> Or the colour adjusts according to its background?   

>
>
> Gale



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