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Re: Style of system/indicator menus


well g-shell has tons of different styles, it just depends on theme.
some cool examples:http://gnome-shell.deviantart.com/gallery/28081982
i think ubuntu needs to allow for people to come up with nice looking themes and visual styles for 12.10 onward.

From: eapache@xxxxxxxxx
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2012 18:09:29 -0400
To: afccarl1994@xxxxxxxxxxx
CC: unity-design@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [Unity-design] Style of system/indicator menus

On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 4:21 PM, Carl Ansell <afccarl1994@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

I feel that one of the areas that can be improved visually is the style of menus, for example, when clicking an indicator.

What I would propose is a new style that to some extent matches the look of the quicklists for the launcher, and something similar to what can be found in GNOME Shell. I think using a more rounded 'bubble' would also make it easier to see which menu is currently active.

I've attached an image, which shows the similarities between the shape of quicklists and GS menus.


Interesting idea. My main concern is with the global menu. I'm not sure this style would fit well for 'File' or 'Edit' menus, for example, but if we leave the old style menus for those then the top bar becomes inconsistent. What do you think?


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