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Prettier highlights, or color pickers

Make highlights (unread tabs, current tab & protected tabs) prettier, for example unread tabs could simply be bold (as long as the current tab is kept distinct). Alternatively, add color pickers to people can customize this.

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    JomelAdminJomel (Admin, Tab Kit) shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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      • Arsen BandurianArsen Bandurian commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Yes, more highlighting options is a must. For example, I use Chromifox, which means color highlighting looks mega-ugly. Had to go to TreeStyleTab+TMP. With use rich and clearly visible bold for active tab, and italis for unread tabs. With Tab Kit i get default italics that are hard to see and hothing for the current tab.

      • uglycoyoteuglycoyote commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Yeah, I always thought that the colour/highlighting of the unread and current tabs seemed backwards... Like you should have done it the other way around. I wonder if there's some way that you can make it more visually obvious which is which. e.g., if you put a little "NEW" starburst icon on the tabs that hadn't been read yet, that would be more obvious.

      • Pure LOVE clubPure LOVE club commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        BOTH lightweight and total user-control are prized... so avoid silliness like comparing tab coloring to active theme. (I, however, do not endorse theme-ing / skinning. I prefer reliability, performance, and zero gheyness)

      • Pure LOVE clubPure LOVE club commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        some current tab prettification options: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/8004/

        .... while you're at it, awesome developer guy, an option for other-than single colors: gradients or small data URI PNGs ( < 4kB). Perhaps tie in the latter to a stylish style or borrow the concept. data URIs are much preferable and easily portable.

        Alternate projects to pilfer:

        ColorfulTabs
        https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1368/

        FabTabs (less preferable)
        https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/12956/

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