[PATCH 1/2] QML UI: make all buttons more attractive

Rick Walsh rickmwalsh at gmail.com
Wed Jan 20 13:24:54 PST 2016

On 21 Jan 2016 03:03, "Dirk Hohndel" <dirk at hohndel.org> wrote:
> > On Jan 20, 2016, at 3:47 AM, Rick Walsh <rickmwalsh at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Commit f3f7930 introduced a more attractive button style to the start
> > This patch turns it into its own type so it can easily be used
> Ha. Someone thinks that the buttons that I whipped together just in order
to play with QML a little bit are "attractive". :-)

Haha it's all relative. I said "more attractive" (than the beige rectangle
default). The main intention was to make it possible to modify the button
style globally.

I think the buttons might be more friendly to clumbsy people if they were
made a bit bigger (increase padding). The contrast again the off-white page
background is pretty stark. It might be worth making the button background
lighter. Yes, I should be able to make patches for you to
take/ignore/comment on. Or someone with some idea about styling could send
patches or at least suggestions.

> Thanks, Rick, for separating these out into their own type. I was trying
to do this and failed with some syntax issue (don't recall right now) so I
gave up and did it inside the StartPage.qml. But this is much better.
> I cannot tell you how happy it makes me to have another developer
contributing to the QML code!
No worries. Let's see if you're still pleased when I send a mobile planner
patch bomb. I have a basic UI (including cylinder edit that could be used
for dive edit) and working on tying it into the existing c and c++ code.
Don't worry too much, I doubt it would be ready until after the first
release, and in any case it would be tucked away in the menu and

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