Status indicators in tabs

Kevin M Stange kevin at
Sat Jun 23 19:14:04 EDT 2007

Nirbheek Chauhan wrote:
> I was thinking, since Pidgin has different colours for different
> statuses, why not use that as an indicator for the status of a
> particular buddy?
> It could be anything; a mild tint to the tab (too flashy IMO), a
> coloured line a few pixels wide on top of the tab (similar to the way
> the active tab is coloured), etc

I think that has the distinctive problem of not being accessible to
color-blind individuals, however it's not a terrible idea still.  That
said, I don't know how easy it would be to change the appearance of the
GtkNotebook tabs in that way.


-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 252 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
URL: <>

More information about the Devel mailing list