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Bug#99652: dialog boxes confusing - active choice not clear



On Sun, Jun 03, 2001 at 12:21:43PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> John H. Robinson, IV wrote:
> > On Sat, Jun 02, 2001 at 09:48:12PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> > > 
> > > Screenshot: http://kitenet.net/~joey/tmp/whiptail.png (expires in 2
> > > weeks or so)
> > 
> > but how does that look on a b/w term?
> 
> Well slang is supposed to let you set inverse video in B&W mode
> independantly f what colors are used in color mode.
> 
> Yes -- I set NEWT_MONO, and the selected button is inverse video,
> everything else is normal video. My patch does not change that at
> all.

fwiw, i agree with joey.  The smaller buttons give the installer a
sleeker more balanced appearance.  his proposed fix will effectivly fix
the confusion factor without sacrficing improved cosmetics and space
saving features of the compact buttons. 

-- 
Ethan Benson
http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/

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