UI: Change OpenPGP indicator button color from green to blue in new message window?

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28 Feb, 2019 07:42 PM

Is it possible? The green is a bit disharmonious. The aesthetics bother me enough to ask. Thanks.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Steve on 06 Mar, 2019 08:02 PM

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    Hi Ontario,

    welcome to the GPGTools support platform.

    Thanks for taking the time to share your feelings about the design choice. This is the first request we receive for as long as I can remember and I have been quite a while with this project :)

    This is not to say I disregard your inquiery - and obviously blue would match much better with the blue encrypt and sign buttons. The though process here is, that blue is so to say "reserved" for S/MIME. The bottom right OpenPGP indicator is actually also the switcher for our users who also use S/MIME. So after switching to S/MIME and having an active S/MIME cert that indicator will show in blue.

    While I can agree that blue would be more esthetic than the green, I also think it's a good idea to differentiate OpenPGP and S/MIME by using different colors.

    All the best,

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