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Allow icons to interact with ambience

asked 2013-12-26 01:24:31 +0200

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updated 2014-01-19 21:20:43 +0200

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Enable icons to use colors relative to the colors from the current ambience.

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answered 2014-03-16 20:50:25 +0200

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Yes, I very much support this request. Ambience is one of the key Sailfish OS features and it should be easier create an application that adapts it graphics -- not just "icons" -- according to the current ambience.

A good solution would e.g. be to allow the use of the QtGraphicalEffects module with ColorOverlay component, but unfortunately that is currently not accepted by Jolla harbour/store.

I also needed this in my own application: I wanted icon (buttons) that use the current highlight color, so I worked around one solution: RGBIcon.qml component which is available in here:

https://github.com/vuorisalmi/ambienticon

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