Background colour of a new stack

Randy Hengst iowahengst at mac.com
Sun Nov 6 13:33:03 EST 2016


Glad it helped.

be well,
randy

Randy Hengst
www.classroomFocusedSoftware.com



> On Nov 5, 2016, at 5:46 PM, Graham Samuel <livfoss at mac.com> wrote:
> 
> 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.
>>> 
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