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Unchanged text input color in dialogs now affects all textbox instead of the text only. It is very annoying. FAR 3.0.5787 was ok. Is it bug?
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KlepetoX wrote: Sat 22 May, 2021 17:30Is it bug?
It wasn't intentional.

However, thinking about it, I'm not sure now that the previous behavior wasn't a bug - after all, "unchanged" is a property of the whole edit control, not (a part of) its content.

Why do you find it annoying? (except for "it's not what I'm used to").
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Thank you for replay. Maybe it should be selectable. If the whole edit control has only one background color, it is not clear that selection exists. At least for me. I think that this is unusual. I set the colors many years before, similar as in Pascal Turbo Vision, where the behavior was exactly the same as FAR in previous versions. But if you think, that it is better now, ok, I accept it.
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I agree with KlepetoX that an indication of the selection was a useful thing.
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I wonder if recent changes to support transparency in Far colors can be used to cover both behaviors (old and new) by means of color settings…
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Sorry, but I find more and more problem with colors in latest FAR version, not even this one. I hope that solution will be found. In the meantime I will stick with 5787 version.

See this topic report as example.
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KlepetoX wrote: Fri 28 May, 2021 16:16 If the whole edit control has only one background color, it is not clear that selection exists.
Same for me.
Also: too much accent to unchanged fields now.

I vote for returning of previous behavior.
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John Doe wrote: Sat 29 May, 2021 07:36
KlepetoX wrote: Fri 28 May, 2021 16:16 If the whole edit control has only one background color, it is not clear that selection exists.
Same for me.
Same what please? A control can't be unchanged and have a selection simultaneously.
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DrKnS wrote: Sat 29 May, 2021 12:36 A control can't be unchanged and have a selection simultaneously.
Ok then, I was under (wrong) impression that unchanged text (in first message of the topic) is selection.
John Doe wrote: Sat 29 May, 2021 07:36 Also: too much accent to unchanged fields now.
This was also about that screenshot, and considering that used there color scheme is not standard - I am canceling that objection too.

But speaking about unchanged text: I see that behavior of textbox/combobox is not consistent: when I'm only walking in dialog by Tab key - textbox keeps unchanged state, but combobox looses it as soon as it becomes focused.
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John Doe wrote: Sat 29 May, 2021 14:20 but combobox looses it as soon as it becomes focused
That's a bug indeed. Should be fixed now.
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