Background colour of a new stack

Graham Samuel livfoss at mac.com
Sat Nov 5 23:46:09 CET 2016


Thanks Randy, I hadn’t realised I could do that. Excellent!

Graham

> On 5 Nov 2016, at 22:40, Randy Hengst <iowahengst at mac.com> wrote:
> 
> Graham,
> 
> I also thought the change of color to be a bit odd. 
> 
> If I understood you correctly, you are adding a graphic to “cover up” the gray background. You don’t need to add a graphic to create the white background. Go to the Stack Inspector and change the backgroundColor to white. Then each card you make in the stack will have the white background.
> 
> be well,
> randy
> 
> Randy Hengst
> www.classroomFocusedSoftware.com
> 
> 
> 
>> On Nov 5, 2016, at 4:30 PM, Richard Gaskin <ambassador at fourthworld.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Graham Samuel wrote:
>> 
>>> This may be old news to some, but in the LC7x series and earlier, if
>>> you created a stack, the card displayed as white. In LC 8.1.1, it
>>> displays as grey (reported as 220,220,220). To make cards look the
>>> way they did in earlier versions, I have to created a background
>>> rectangle graphic specifically coloured white.
>>> 
>>> Was this a deliberate change? Or have I  made some odd mistake? Looks
>>> like I need to tweak some cards.
>> 
>> I believe the current default background is inherited from the OS, part of the theming enhancements that make LC 8 much more HIG-savvy than earlier versions.
>> 
>> -- 
>> Richard Gaskin
>> Fourth World Systems
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