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#63555 03/07/22 12:03 PM
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Hi,
It's just me who really doesn't like the new look? Is there a small chance to have option to get back old straight-colored-clear icons, sizes of fonts and controls, which make sense, etc?
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czdavidm #63556 03/07/22 01:40 PM
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There will not be any option to go back to the old look. To reduce the icon size you can however go to Preferences > User Interface > Appearance and move the "Reduce icon sizes" slider completely to the right. Now icons will be the same size as in previous versions. Restart PL/SQL Developer to make this effective.


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Re: New design
czdavidm #63561 03/07/22 09:03 PM
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I'm sure folks worked very hard to develop the new appearance, but I'm with czdavidm.

I find the new style too bland, especially the icons.

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czdavidm #63562 03/07/22 10:36 PM
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I agree with czdavidm, this new version leaves something to be desired in terms of icons

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czdavidm #63563 03/08/22 06:36 AM
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i agree with Stew Stryker opinion...

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Re: New design
czdavidm #63567 03/08/22 01:46 PM
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Imo there could a lot be done in terms of design. I dislike that there are some big vertical paddings e.g. on the tabs, which lead to fewer screen real estate. Being able to adjust those along with the icons etc. would be quite cool. Same goes for themes in general and the settings for PL/SQL Developer e.g. editor background, font colors etc. They are kinda squished together with other preferences. Would be cool to have those isolate and being able to share themes etc. pp.

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czdavidm #63569 03/09/22 08:30 AM
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+1 for returning to the old look.

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czdavidm #63573 03/09/22 12:55 PM
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I agree with all other comments. The icons are almost impossible to identify, almost impossible to understand if a button is enabled or disabled. There is no color/contrast.

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I really wanted to test the beta version but I simply cannot work with this new layout.

PLEASE KEEP THE OLD BUTTONS! I will continue to work with the default color scheme if that will be the only one with the old buttons.

IMHO I don't like "There will not be any option to go back to the old look." . Please listed the community/clients when a big decision is taken.

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Re: New design
czdavidm #63588 03/10/22 07:19 AM
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"I really wanted to test the beta version but I simply cannot work with this new layout."
Shame, but I feel the same.
I used the previous betas (10,11, versions... etc), but I started the 15 beta only a few times.
Ugly, and unduly large UI elements frown
Reducing the icon size does not help, because the smaller icons will not be more visible (disabled or not), and the smaller icons are blurry, even worse than the normal sized icons.

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czdavidm #63596 03/10/22 10:17 AM
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To be honest, I've found something positive smile
I switched off the Single Document Interface Tabs. It solved the huge tabs problem for me.

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