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More recognizable usage stat panel for color blind people?


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Hi,

  I'm a Alfred Powerpack user, so I almost have all kinds of usage displayed in Alfred's stat panel. The thing is, I have red/green colorblindness, and some of them are quite hard for me to recognize, especially 'Clipboard', 'Action' and 'Hotkeys'.

 

  Maybe you can add a tiny feature on this panel that let me see corresponding part in the chart glow when I hover the mouse on some legend at the top, if it's not too bothersome to implement.

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Personally, I think this is an issue for the authorities.
 
They should either give all colourblind people those EnChroma corrective glasses or give the rest of us these T-shirts:
 
X5sW4.jpg

 

Speaking as someone with exceptional eyesight who's constantly persecuted for being left-handed, I say "screw those guys." ;)

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Hah! The left-handed have nothing to be persecuted, just like the color-blinded, right?. Anyway, impressed by your *sick* joke, which makes me not so obsessive about whether this issue be tackled. It's no big deal. Thanks.

 

Personally, I think this is an issue for the authorities.
 
They should either give all colourblind people those EnChroma corrective glasses or give the rest of us these T-shirts:
 
X5sW4.jpg

 

Speaking as someone with exceptional eyesight who's constantly persecuted for being left-handed, I say "screw those guys." ;)

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Hah! The left-handed have nothing to be persecuted, just like the color-blinded, right?. Anyway, impressed by your *sick* joke, which makes me not so obsessive about whether this issue be tackled. It's no big deal. Thanks.

 

 

Sorry. Didn't mean to offend.

 

Do you know a good palette to use for things like graphs to avoid issues for colour blind people? If you know any good links or could explain the issue, it would make a good sticky post in the themes forum. It is definitely one of those things most people don't give much thought to when picking colours.

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Sorry. Didn't mean to offend.

 

Do you know a good palette to use for things like graphs to avoid issues for colour blind people? If you know any good links or could explain the issue, it would make a good sticky post in the themes forum. It is definitely one of those things most people don't give much thought to when picking colours.

 

Just like what you said, I also believe a more contrasty color scheme will do. But it's funny I cannot imagine how that looks like as a color dumber, that's why I proposed a sort-of-overdesigned approach.

I used to refer to this site (http://paletton.com/) to find a palette comfortable to me. Haven't upgraded to Alfred 3, but in Alfred 2 the preference panel can't be changed by theme.

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Thanks for the link. Looks really useful.

 

Themes don't affect the stats panel in Alfred 3, either, as far as I can tell.

 

What I was thinking was that some information on choosing colours that are colourblind friendly would be useful to theme authors when choosing which colours to use in their themes.

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Just like what you said, I also believe a more contrasty color scheme will do. But it's funny I cannot imagine how that looks like as a color dumber, that's why I proposed a sort-of-overdesigned approach.

I used to refer to this site (http://paletton.com/) to find a palette comfortable to me. Haven't upgraded to Alfred 3, but in Alfred 2 the preference panel can't be changed by theme.

 

 

Thanks for this thread; Interesting topic and something we'll take in consideration for a future update.

 

In the meantime, if you create Alfred themes that are colourblind-friendly, please do let me know as I'd love to share these with other users :)

 

Cheers,

Vero
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