[Phpmyadmin-devel] Updating metro theme for PMA v4.4

Isaac Bennetch bennetch at gmail.com
Wed Mar 18 15:01:20 CET 2015

On 3/18/15 9:58 AM, Isaac Bennetch wrote:
> Hi Madhura,
> On 3/18/15 6:26 AM, Madhura Jayaratne wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 13, 2015 at 3:03 PM, Madhura Jayaratne <madhura.cj at gmail.com
>> <mailto:madhura.cj at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>     Hi all,
>>     As per the discussion on the recent team meeting [1] I have started
>>     working on updating metro theme to be compatible with phpMyAdmin 4.4
>>     and you can find what I've done so far at [2]. I am basically going
>>     through all the commits that had some style/image change since 2013
>>     and adapting them to metro them to make sure nothing is missed.
>>     [1] https://wiki.phpmyadmin.net/pma/2015-03_Meeting#Themes
>>     [2] https://github.com/madhuracj/metro/commits/master
>>     -- 
>>     Thanks and Regards,
>>     Madhura Jayaratne
>> Hi devs,
>> I think the theme is in a reasonable state now. Would appreciate if you
>> could get the theme from [1] and try it with phpMyAdmin version 4.4 (in
>> Beta) and give feedback.
>> [1] https://github.com/madhuracj/metro/
> Great progress! Very nice job. I have some thoughts:
> * On the login page, there's a large 'a' displayed. I don't remember
> much about the metro theme from times past, so maybe the original
> designer had some motivation for it, but I'd rather see a p or our logo
> or something there.
> * On the main page, I see something extra after the Theme selection
> dropdown: "Scheme: win" do you have thoughts about that? I do not see it
> with pmahomme
> * From a table structure page, under the list of columns there's the
> list of actions; Print view, Propose table structure, etc. The spacing
> between the first three (Print view, Propose table structure, and Track
> table) look okay, but then the rest seem to be squished closer together.
> This is particularly noticeable because the 'e' from "Track table" seems
> to be slightly covered by the icon for "Move columns"
> * The green color used, for instance, when showing a successful query
> "Showing rows 0 - 8 (9 total, Query took 0.0009 seconds.)" is a bit
> bright for the tone of the rest of the theme. It's currently #01A31C,
> perhaps something like #77BB77 would fit better.
> * The navigation icons, Home, Log out, phpMyAdmin documentation, MySQL
> documentation, and Reload navigation frame -- none of the icons are
> appearing for me. For Home I see an exclamation point, and the rest of
> them have the appearance of unsupported unicode characters. Is this a
> problem with my Firefox?
> Again, great work.
> ~isaac

Also, for some reason I don't see a tool tip for the MySQL documentation
when I hover over that icon, but I do see it with the other two themes.

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