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  1. ECL IDE
  2. IDE-415

Library and Locked background color unchangeable. Cursor/Text Caret not changing on dark background color and


    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Accepted
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: Later, 6.8.6, 6.10, 5.0.2, 5.0.4, 4.2.12, 5.0.6, 5.4.0, 6.4.0
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: IDE
    • Environment:
      Win 7 SP 1
    • Target version:


      When changing the background color of the ECL IDE to a dark color or black the text cursor/caret disappears. The cursor should automatically flip to white on darker backgrounds and vice-versa. An option in the color editing page would also be fine. In this regard the highlight color would also be nice if editable.

      Also the default libraries have a set Gray background. When the color of all the text is changed it effects the library and makes it impossible to read.

      See screenshots for both enhancements.


      Added 6.4.0 Version of IDE

      In IDE 6.4.0 the locked code background has been changed to black. However, the Set_CARETFORE option was removed. Also, the text box to type and select different elements no longer works. Selecting the element in the text box no longer selects the option. Several of the elements were removed and now make it impossible to distinguish. 

      Further, the color scheme does not import from 6.2 version of the IDE. Also, when a default color has selected the portion of the IDE panel that is not currently part of the text being typed in a window is bright white. If you change the color from anything but white it is very hard to look at. 


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                dehilster David de Hilster
                newportm Timothy Newport
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