Please consider not using black or very dark text in USN.

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  1. SuzieJoeBob

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    What about setting up a text filter that applies a negative color to the text. That way, all text would appear on both themes, so long as the filter is only applied to the dark theme.
     


  2. Black-Ice

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    Never tried the dark theme before.
    This thread has enlightened me to the beauty
     
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  3. ferofax

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    There's hidden text below this if you're using dark theme.
    There's hidden text above this if you're using default theme.
     
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    Only if it's quoted or spoilered for dark theme.
     
  5. ferofax

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    Yeah, I can still kinda see it, although the text above it is messing with my eyes. It's like a faint, blurry version is hovering/overlapping on the dark text below. But that part's probably just my eyes, visual acuity is a bit deteriorated. I see bright points of light not as lone bright points, but one with lots of long strands of "light threads".

    It's like my eyes have perma-starlight filters.
     
  6. nukeboy95

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    not sure
    I try dark and it pixelated sigs and I see your problems with dark text




     
  7. air2004

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    who would use dark text and why ? that would be asnine
     
  8. Rydian

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    Who would read a thread? :P
     
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  9. shakirmoledina

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    ok but is it solving the problem entirely?
    what if someone posts something identical (in the aspect of color) on an alternative thread while a reader is discouraged to skim or read it due to the difficulty in eligibility of the input of letters and numbers?

    is it possible to specify a sort of 'dynamic' color change of the text depending on the theme chosen. Maybe reverse the color palette depending on the theme.

    don't ask me how that is possible
     
  10. FAST6191
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    Regarding dynamic colour changing I would say if we did that we might as well just remove the option to change text colours entirely and there are actually occasions to use different colours (guides, tables and other structured works).

    As for copy and paste I have disabled the rich text editor ( http://gbatemp.net/account/preferences "Use the rich text editor to create and edit messages") but when looking at the code the closing tags are often in an arrangement as follows

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    [font][size][color]sometext[/font][/size][/color]
    I often find this is a case of people doing it by hand.
     
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  11. BORTZ

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    Goodness gracious just use plane text and remove formatting.
     
  12. Black-Ice

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    Plane text?
    Does it fly around the screen? ;o;
     
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  13. BORTZ

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    I guess my pun foo isn't very good :(
     
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    For copy-paste in Chrome you can also just right click and "Paste without formatting" to strip it to plain text.
     
  15. Ammako

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    It looks horrendous IMO.
     
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    row row fight the power
     
  17. pokefloote

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    Then don't use it.
     
  18. Gahars

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    Once you go dark you'll have quite a lark.
     
  19. Ammako

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    Of course.
     
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  20. ShadowSoldier

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    I don't know why anyone would use colored text anyways.
     
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