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brummiejan

brummiejan Report 1 Aug 2012 12:23

Ancestry isn't this bright Kense, at least not for me. Is there a way to adjust brightness just for this site?
The use of blue/turquoise is ridiculous, completely unsuitable.
Jan

GlasgowLass

GlasgowLass Report 1 Aug 2012 12:19

I definitely will not be able to participate on the boards if it stays like this.
Have a light sensitive eye condition and even my dark tinted reading glasses are not helping here! The eyestrain is just too much!

~~ Jules in Wiltshire~~

~~ Jules in Wiltshire~~ Report 1 Aug 2012 12:19

I dont mind the change but I do agree that it is too white...

Jules x

KenSE

KenSE Report 1 Aug 2012 12:18

Other sites that I use, such as Ancestry and BBC Messageboards, have a similar brightness. On other threads Rollo has suggested ways that you can adjust the colour settings for GR.

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 1 Aug 2012 12:13

My eyes are OK but I find it too glaring - and is the print smaller or is that just me?
Jan

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 1 Aug 2012 12:09

I told them in the feedback last week that stark black on white was not good for certain eye / reading conditions, but they don't seem to have taken that on board and I don't see why we should have to change screens to come onto a site that is largely about records and relaying information by the written word.

Gwyn

Linda G

Linda G Report 1 Aug 2012 11:47

I have no problems with my eyes but was on here for about 10 minutes and when I looked away I felt I had been staring at a lightbulb and got that wierd 'black'
shadow in my eyes. If you know what I mean! lol

Lady Cutie

Lady Cutie Report 1 Aug 2012 11:40

LOL i logged on then thought i'm on the wrong site
so clicked to end it and tried again and it came up again .
but your right Hayley it does look naked .
Hazelx

Lyndi

Lyndi Report 1 Aug 2012 11:36

I am really struggling with reading on here lol - my poor eyes will be screaming at me to give them a rest!
:-(

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 1 Aug 2012 10:01

I wont I am offically sulking :-(

Muffyxx

Muffyxx Report 1 Aug 2012 09:53

I always hate the changes when they first happen but I swiftly get used to them....so I guess i will do with this one too eventually.
x

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 1 Aug 2012 09:53

what turquoise you have turquoise ?????

LindainHerriotCountry

LindainHerriotCountry Report 1 Aug 2012 09:50

We are involved in a community cinema and have just received over thirty pages of guff about the need to make websites accessible for all. Lots of it is to do with the needs of the visually impaired.

I am not visually impaired, but this black on glaring white is horrific and the turquoise just looks fuzzy.

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 1 Aug 2012 09:48

and sequins muffy like team GB leotards ;-)


I am going to struggle with this black on white isnt easy with being dyslexic , I ll have to have a root about to see if I can change it on my pc :-(

Von

Von Report 1 Aug 2012 09:47

Ann
Just reduce the brightness on your screen.
Good luck
Von

Allan

Allan Report 1 Aug 2012 09:46

I agree about the brightness, and the lack of contrast, AnninGloss

Muffyxx

Muffyxx Report 1 Aug 2012 09:45

It needs a few display cushions and sparkles Hayley :-D

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 1 Aug 2012 09:44

I suppose we'll get used to it but is the background bright for everyone else, when I said mine was bright on the Beta site Iw as told it was fine for everyone else and that it should show shaded but mine is very white. I don't like the turquoise much either because it makes my eyes hurt. Never mind it means I'll spend less time on here that's all.

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 1 Aug 2012 09:44

It dieffo needs blinging up Allan abit not so easy on the eyes either :-D

Allan

Allan Report 1 Aug 2012 09:42

Knackered more like it :-D