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Item1030: Make using a color scheme easier to use

Priority: Enhancement
Current State: Proposal Required
Released In: n/a
Target Release: major
Applies To: Extension
Component: PreferencesPlugin
Reported By: ArthurClemens
Waiting For: Main.ArthurClemens
Last Change By: SvenDowideit
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Currently pattern skin uses PatternSkinColorSettings. Big difference in complexity. This probably means that PreferencesPlugin should be able to handle color picking.

-- ArthurClemens - 08 Feb 2009

Hasn't part of this already been done as TWiki:Plugins.ColorPickerContrib

The other part of the vid that Arthur referenced is to choose a palette to set a bunch of colors at once. A huge selection of palettes is available at

-- SeanMorgan - 14 Feb 2009

As far as I can tell TWiki:Plugins.ColorPickerContrib is just a cheap Farbtastic packaged as a contrib.

I had a closer look at the PreferencesPlugin and it sounds like one can define custom format for each preference settings. Using this method I should be able to implement that color picker thing without having to change the code in PreferencesPlugin.

It would also be great to extend PreferencesPlugin to be able to have some special preference rendering when viewing them and not just when editing them. Thus we could display the color when viewing the preferences.

-- StephaneLenclud - 21 Feb 2009

I published all that work as part of JQueryLibPlugin. Just install that plugin and check the link on JQueryLibPlugin#Supported_jQuery_plugins to start picking your colors wink

-- StephaneLenclud - 22 Feb 2009

Theorically the jquery color picker could be used, but currently there is no way to let PreferencesPlugin know the type of the setting.

-- ArthurClemens - 28 Aug 2010

How about making use of the formfield type color

-- MichaelDaum - 28 Feb 2012

good suggestion Micha - making a new formfield type with a nice jquery UI would be good smile

-- SvenDowideit - 08 Mar 2012

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Summary Make using a color scheme easier to use
ReportedBy ArthurClemens
Codebase trunk
SVN Range Foswiki-1.0.0, Thu, 08 Jan 2009, build 1878
AppliesTo Extension
Component PreferencesPlugin
Priority Enhancement
CurrentState Proposal Required
WaitingFor ArthurClemens
TargetRelease major
ReleasedIn n/a
Topic revision: r9 - 08 Mar 2012, SvenDowideit
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