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Re: [PATCH] Selection appearance options


On 11/21/19 8:01 AM, Jonatan Liljedahl wrote:

Here comes two patches regarding the selection appearance.

Patch #1: Adds three new options in the settings dialog:

- Draw selected text items as box
Instead of drawing a stroked shadow behind the text, a rounded
rectangle is drawn according to the text boundary box.

- Draw selected child items
When disabled, only the main selected item is drawn with the selection
shadow, not the various fields and pin names etc. Default is enabled
(current behaviour)

- Fill selected shapes
Any selected shapes has their selection shadow filled, instead of just
drawing along the lines.

See attached screenshots for a demonstration of some various
combinations of these settings.

Patch #2: Tweaks the amount of zoom-level impact on the selection
shadow thickness, to get a more coherent look while zooming. You need
to try this in action to know if it's good (I think it is).


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Hi Jonatan-

Thanks for this patch.  I'll give this a test run this weekend.  I know that the Mac display of highlight was always a bit different than Linux, so it would be good if one of our Mac devs also tested for issues.


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