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E-Mails background should follow ambience

asked 2013-12-26 03:41:55 +0300

MartinK gravatar image

updated 2013-12-26 14:37:35 +0300

eric gravatar image

While the email folders are using the normal Silica Ambiance theming, once you open a message, it has an uniform white background. This looks both out of place & can be quite uncomfortable when reading emails with low level af ambient lightning. As there are other apps showing lots of text on a Ambiance themed background (Notes for example), this really feels like a bug.

Steps to reproduce

  1. open mail app
  2. click on an email

Actual outcome

email opens with a white background

Expected outcome

email has the same background as the folder using the Ambiance theming

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Hmm ... when this wil be changed, I vote for in-app config "don't follow Ambience, make own interior".

I need read emails, not look on transition effects .. For mi this is not bug. This is usable look.

Ambience is awesome .. but not ergonomic.

Kaacz ( 2013-12-26 03:59:31 +0300 )edit

Sure, should be configurable - it is just that black on white burns my eyes in darker settings as rest of the system is not that "shiny". :)

MartinK ( 2013-12-26 04:17:33 +0300 )edit

Edited title, please don't use bug tag for suggestions/feature-requests or things you don't like, it just makes things harder to organize and track.

VDVsx ( 2013-12-26 11:23:17 +0300 )edit

i ll like too reading email in low light can kill an eye currently. But having ambiance background will works only with text, with html things can be unreadable (depends on level of marketing of the email :) )

Khertan ( 2013-12-27 10:25:19 +0300 )edit

Maybe using the dark single color background as in launcher/icon view with white font color would be a good solution. The folder background should be darker, see also here

axaq ( 2013-12-28 17:57:39 +0300 )edit

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answered 2013-12-26 04:10:08 +0300

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I don't consider this as a bug if it only feels like it..


There is a bug with white view. When you got new mail, you open notification center, click mail... You got White screen with no text on it. You have to swipe left to have list of inbox, then click that new mail again to see the message

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Asked: 2013-12-26 03:41:55 +0300

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