GPG Mail: color of encrypt and sign button icons differ on two macs

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Ian Crossley

25 Oct, 2022 01:43 PM

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Attached. The same info for both machines

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MBP 2021 running Ventura - icons for encryption/ signature blue.
IMAC 2021 running Ventura - icons for encryption/ signature black

I know its not a major issue but i cannot seem to find why the difference and everything works as it should?

What did you expect instead

Both to have blue icons

Describe steps leading to the problem.

installed Ventura on both machines

Are you using any other plugins? no

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Steve on 29 Oct, 2022 10:05 PM

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    Hi Ian,

    thanks for getting in touch.

    Could you please open System Settings > Appearance and compare Accent colour and Highlight colour on both macs. Are they using the same values?


  2. 2 Posted by Ian Crossley on 30 Oct, 2022 11:30 AM

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    Hi Steve

    Very strange….

    The MBP was set to accent - grey & highlight graphite, the icons were showing blue a new email, the IMAC was also set to the same but the icons were all in grey…i changed accent to blue on the IMAC and that fixed it in a new mail…strange that its grey in the MBP but shows as blue?

    Thanks for the help


  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Steve on 01 Nov, 2022 12:15 PM

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    Hi Ian,

    thanks for the followup. I agree this is unexpected and inconsistent behavior.

    When reading your initial report I tried this on an intel MacBook Pro and noticed that for graphite accent color, the button color of the encrypt and sign buttons would not change.

    I have a theory that since graphite as accent color is too closed to the greyed out or inactive button state and hard to view in some occasions, Apple forces the default accent color of blue. Try selecting ping or orange and your icon color for encrypt and sign should follow that setting.

    Can you confirm that?

    Kind regards,

  4. 4 Posted by Ian Crossley on 01 Nov, 2022 08:06 PM

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    Hi it does, this is what i see on the iMac, the one that had the issue

  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by Steve on 01 Nov, 2022 09:01 PM

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    This would be expected behavior and is looking correct.

  6. Steve closed this discussion on 07 Apr, 2023 02:01 PM.

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