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Avatar background in Messages?

asked 2014-03-27 14:57:36 +0200

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updated 2015-11-08 12:23:31 +0200

Would it be possible to have the avatar as the background in Messages? It is already used when calling...

The chosen ambience would be used for contacts without avatar.


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It would be nice to see avatar backgrounds used in Sailfish 2.0. ...and not just as a patch.

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I like this idea but i think this should be optional. :)

Alex ( 2014-03-29 15:02:21 +0200 )edit
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This would be truly useful, as it's not so clear who you are writing a message to when go into the message app (usealy, it's the last person that did send a message to you, but I already sent a message to the wrong person due to this lack of visibility.

alci ( 2014-04-26 11:43:53 +0200 )edit

so it should only apply when replying to a message? in composing messages, it would be confusing when you have multiple recipients.

droll ( 2014-04-26 13:15:00 +0200 )edit
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With more than one recipient the chosen ambience would be a logical choice.

vattuvarg ( 2014-04-26 17:10:30 +0200 )edit

This may cause some issues - messaging is a text application. Readability is key (not so much in th phone app). I'm not sure if all of the avatars I use would make good backgrounds for text... and I certainly want to select avatars specifically for this use case.

ossi1967 ( 2014-04-27 13:05:21 +0200 )edit

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answered 2015-02-18 14:08:08 +0200

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Patch: https://openrepos.net/content/coderus/patch-conversation-background-avatar

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PERFECT! Very nicely done! :D

drcouzelis ( 2015-02-18 21:39:31 +0200 )edit

no idea, this is another story and offtopic here.

coderus ( 2015-02-19 03:12:33 +0200 )edit
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