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From: Alexander Poslavsky <alexander.poslavsky@gmail.com>
To: John Hendy <jw.hendy@gmail.com>, emacs-orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: css link colors for Worg are difficult to spot
Date: Sat, 6 Apr 2013 10:23:46 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <9A40604F-1E04-414F-82BD-7699D39428CE@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CA+M2ft-vJCDE5doa39OKzpmgxAakYeetBnWeYYZz=i9MZFbMmA@mail.gmail.com>

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On 1 Apr 2013, at 15:14, John Hendy <jw.hendy@gmail.com> wrote:

> I find the links difficult to spot in Worg sometimes, especially
> depending on monitor angle and current brightness setting. Is this an
> issue for anyone else?
> I fiddled around in /style/worg.css a bit and didn't land on anything
> too great. I'm wondering if anyone with a design background might have
> suggestions for link colors? I guess if no one else is affected by
> this... I'll just deal with it and mine sweep wildly with my mouse
> when I think a link should be in there somewhere :)

In the old days lines used to be underlined, nowadays it is considered a bit dated, but an underlined item in a sentence is generally understood to be a link.

A good example is http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/html/elements/a

Which uses:

a { text-decoration: underline }

and for external links:

a.external {
padding-right: 15px;
margin-right: 5px;
background-image: url(skins/webplatform/images/link-external.png);
background-repeat: no-repeat;
background-position: right 3px;

Design as this won't do on behance or dribble, but worg is primarily for documentation. Usability and readability should trump superficial aesthetics in a case like this.

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  parent reply	other threads:[~2013-04-06  8:23 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-04-01 13:14 css link colors for Worg are difficult to spot John Hendy
2013-04-03  9:45 ` Bastien
2013-04-03 10:20   ` Christian Moe
2013-04-03 10:47     ` Vincent Beffara
2013-04-03 10:57       ` Bastien
2013-04-04  0:05         ` John Hendy
2013-04-04  9:56           ` Bastien
2013-04-04  7:40         ` Achim Gratz
2013-04-05 23:11           ` Bastien
2013-04-06  8:23 ` Alexander Poslavsky [this message]
2013-04-06  8:28   ` Gmane orgmode down? Bastien
2013-04-06  8:46     ` Christian Moe
2013-04-06  9:35       ` Bastien
2013-04-06 17:53   ` css link colors for Worg are difficult to spot John Hendy
2013-04-06 17:59     ` Bastien
2013-04-15 19:55       ` John Hendy
2013-04-16  6:28         ` Bastien

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