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LancashireLad Report 8 Jul 2011 17:52

I am new to these kind of forums, would it be possible to have a change of color of font when a reply is being made.

If this has already been discussed, or is already available I am sorry for repeating the request, I know repeats are frowned upon on this forum.

alex :-S


TootyFruity Report 8 Jul 2011 18:01

Hi Lancashire Lad and welcome to the boards.

I can however see a problem with a different colour for a reply than a request. I think it would become extremely difficult on threads with multiple replies because all the replies would either be all the same colour or different colours per user. Whereas now each reply is in a different box and the avatars do help to identify replies. This format is a lot easier to understand than a flat view.

Good luck with your research


LancashireLad Report 8 Jul 2011 19:27

Hi TootyFruity

My thought mainly was that the board could maybe attach a color to the reply button, rather than individuals attaching their own colors.

Thanks for the Good wishes. :-)


TootyFruity Report 9 Jul 2011 20:49

I don't see how having the reply button assign a font colour to a particular board is going to help with distinguishing the posts. I think it will become distracting with all the colours especially as some colours are easier to read than others.


Patricia Report 9 Jul 2011 22:08

Please remember that websites have to take into account [by law] people with the various forms of colour blindness, so adding colour is not always easy.

A club website my OH uses changed some colours following a similar idea to yours Lancashire Lad, but he and quite a few others then had problems, so they tried another colour, some others couldn't see that......
result was it went back to how it was before they messed around!!!

just as an example this page has 3 different blue/greens, my oh can only see 2