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Even better: alternating row colors + more
Authored by: exsilio on Jun 05, '06 02:33:39PM

Yes I think this is a nice touch as well...but sadly, it doesn't work very well if you thread your messages as I do. Too many colors/highlights will confuse/clutter the interface.

Other than that one caveat, I really like the idea.



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Even better: alternating row colors + more
Authored by: boli on Jun 05, '06 04:26:14PM

Even with threaded view it works for me, I just choose a different color for related messages in the "viewing" preferences (a very light warm brown).

The vertical lines also help.



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Even better: alternating row colors + more
Authored by: boli on Jun 05, '06 04:34:05PM
Added picture for threaded view.

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Even better: alternating row colors + more
Authored by: zane on Jun 06, '06 06:56:16PM

Nice tip add-on, boli. I'm a big fan of alternate colored lists, always wanted them in Mail.app, never thought to hack it with Interface Builder. Thanks for the heads up!

Now you've got me looking thru all my apps wondering what I can tweak! (I already unified Safari a whiled ago... brushed metal is just so pre-Tiger)



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Even better: alternating row colors + more
Authored by: boli on Jun 09, '06 06:49:44AM
you're welcome, though credit should go to Malacoda (see link in my earlier post). :)

his tipp also made me think about what else one could do with some IB tweaks.

as for the unified look: i also like it very much, so i just ran Iridium to unifiy everything. Yes, it still works in 10.4.6.

Cheers, Oliver

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