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[IDV #KNR-996514]: request re. display label default color

> When  a user creates a new display (say contours), its display label is set 
> to a random color.
> That color doesn't correspond to any aspect of the display (the color of the 
> contours etc.),
> so it is just arbitrary. It is meaningless at best, and often enough happens 
> to come out
> actively confusing (the green display label refers to the mostly red contours 
> while
> the red display label means the mostly green contours or whatever).
> Yes, every user could be trained to know enough to burrow down
> 2 menu layers and change the display label color, every time.
> But why should they have to? It is needless "data friction."
> My suggestion: if my color scheme is "white on black", or "blue on white"
> then why not have all display labels default to white or blue respectively?


This make sense to me too. We can discuss this in our next committee meeting.

> Then if label color is added by the user, it is to give it value and meaning,
> instead of having meaningless use of color that almost requires you to change 
> it.
> Thank you,
> Brian

Ticket Details
Ticket ID: KNR-996514
Department: Support IDV
Priority: High
Status: Closed

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