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Inverted ambience support not present [released]

asked 2017-07-24 18:17:52 +0300

Edz gravatar image

updated 2017-07-24 18:51:23 +0300

Despite what the release notes for the latest OS update Jamsanjoki say about inverted ambience, I started looking around my device, but where is this inverted support?, I can find no evidence of any extra settings/switches within Settings/Ambience to allow such a thing......am I missing something here?

Does 'inverted' suggest that was can now have black on white/white on black themes?, if it does, it's not working, not with ambience-allblack and now ambience-all white..........I'm a tad confused!, what is the meaning of Inverted Ambience according to Jolla??

Notably; I have applied a white ambience (white background) with black text/highlights. The lockscreen looks okay, but only some of the icons are blacked, like connection, 3G and battery%, meanwhile, the power/battery icon and network reception are still in white, which is fine until you swipe to homescreen and the latter become almost invisible.

Sailfish Browser is also unusable with this white ambience applied, the text in the address bar is black and the number in the tabs icon is also black-----on the black background given by the browser, yet I also not that the text/app names on launcher are in white despite my ambience is configured to show black everything!, so it seems that inverted is partly working but requires some more work to make inverted/black+white/white+black ambiences truly usable.

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The question has been closed for the following reason "released in a software update" by Edz
close date 2018-11-13 15:09:42.396079

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answered 2018-11-13 12:42:41 +0300

Karry gravatar image

SFOS 3 brings two official "white" themes - Airy and Glaciar. System icons looks fine, all icons are black. But it seems that majority of applications are not ready. How can I test that ambience is "inverted" in QML?

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The way to test is with an inverted image supplied by you. I use Photoshop to invert favourable images, the darker the background of the image, the better the inversion.

Have a look here for a few more clues; https://together.jolla.com/question/191831/how-to-create-a-light-ambience/

Edz ( 2018-11-13 15:11:44 +0300 )edit

It seems to be possible with Theme.colorScheme == Theme.LightOnDarkcondition. Application icons can be "colorized" with custom icon provider then... https://together.jolla.com/question/44325/iconbutton-how-to-use-own-icons-with-highlight/?comment=193427

Karry ( 2018-11-14 11:50:15 +0300 )edit

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