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Should TPU have the ability to go dark?


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#1
Ha... hey fellow TPU members what ya think?

Hey @W1zzard I just ran the new YouTube in dark mode and totally love it!

Any way TPU can have the same option for a black background?

Us ol timers eyes are like piss holes in a snow drift you know:lovetpu:
 
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Ha... hey fellow TPU members what ya think?

Hey @W1zzard I just ran the new YouTube in dark mode and totally love it!

Any way TPU can have the same option for a black background?

Us ol timers eyes are like piss holes in a snow drift you know:lovetpu:
New dark mode? It's still the same for me. :O
 
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Xenforo allows for multiple color schemes.. Usually a theme choice can be added somewhere like at the bottom of the menu...
I'm sure it's a PTA tho
 
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Fortunately there are extensions like Dark Mode :D
 
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I totally support this!
All websites should be easy on the eyes and get rid of WHITE background and learn from e-books and health institutions..
My main news"paper", and main national newspaper www.elpais.com has a button to switch between white and black background and it is wonderfull!
I also use dark mode everywhere it is available: desktop MS Office, everything on my Lumia phone, on my tablet... etc...

Maybe it requieres a programming effort and checking that it works... but, yes!

As an alternative, browsers now do have a dark mode plugin. I am using Edge with "Turn off the light"and it is okay. But its better if the designer of the webpages does this... Or not? not sure.
As i said, I don't know how much extra work this is!
 

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I see lights out in the windows store but wont install till a game update is done but I'll report back on if it works..

Thanks man!
 
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I installed turn off the lights in Edge but it's not as "elegant" as in Chrome, it simply "lowers the brightness" of th page instead of changing bakground colors and text (like customizing CSS).
Anyway it's nice to have it at least until W1zz implements it :)
 

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Sounds like a great idea. I'm up for it.
 
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Sounds like a good idea :)
 

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I installed turn off the lights in Edge but it's not as "elegant" as in Chrome, it simply "lowers the brightness" of th page instead of changing bakground colors and text (like customizing CSS).
Anyway it's nice to have it at least until W1zz implements it :)
Yea no luck here on the same app :(
 
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now where the HELL is my cane..some things are Worth using FF for. (ask Yourself) is this one???
 
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YES a dark theme please! :)

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Our dear leader doesn't agree... :(
 

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I see that W1z has voted No, so it's not happening then. :ohwell:
 
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I too enjoy another browser (edge does a lot of what i like really well) however, when it comes to things like this "dark mode" situation, i find its worth switching to ff for this & other activities. It's so easy importing and exporting a person's preferences passwords and bookmarks between browsers there's really no reason to not use more than one Unless you really have some issue with other ones ofc.

A little piece of advice, Many monitors support a low light mode in someway shape or form if you look at the menus
 
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I jumped onto Firefox 53 beta even at work because it has a dark theme. So yes, these days I appreciate anything that will go dark.
 

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Seen that it can already be done by a simple browser add-on, I see no use to add the option on the site itself.
 
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Seen that it can already be done by a simple browser add-on, I see no use to add the option on the site itself.
You don't?
Is that plugin working equally well for all browsers? Should users have to install a plugin to make one site blend in with the rest of their desktop?

Plus, from the screenshots TPU+that plugin=pretty terrible.
 
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Then this place should be called Techpoweroff maybe? :laugh:
 
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Should users have to install a plugin to make one site blend in with the rest of their desktop?
If users want them to match then yeah( that's literally what add-ons are there for). Surely you can't expect every website to cater towards each users preference? Don't get me wrong I certainly believe it would be nice to have a dark mode on techpowerup, but to expect A website to match your PC's theme is silly. Running TPU is (im assuming) a fair bit of work, most important is that it runs smoothly, and consistently, After which esthetic concerns come in, I can appreciate that staff has a busy job, and might not be able to facilitate this request (no problem with asking though) but the way you put it, it reads like you dont appreciate the Current design of TPU....
 
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If users want them to match then yeah( that's literally what add-ons are there for). Surely you can't expect every website to cater towards each users preference? Don't get me wrong I certainly believe it would be nice to have a dark mode on techpowerup, but to expect A website to match your PC's theme is silly.
Yes, matching random themes would be silly. But these days it's becoming increasingly more common for websites to offer dark themes.
I'd rather the dark theme came from the site itself rather than a plugin doing its best trying to figure out how the dark version would look best.

Of course, like my post count says, I have no problem browsing a bright TPU on a dark desktop. But given a choice, I'd like a dark option.
 
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Yes, matching random themes would be silly. But these days it's becoming increasingly more common for websites to offer dark themes.
I'd rather the dark theme came from the site itself rather than a plugin doing its best trying to figure out how the dark version would look best.

Of course, like my post count says, I have no problem browsing a bright TPU on a dark desktop. But given a choice, I'd like a dark option.

that makes sense , I interpreted the meaning of Your post incorrectly, My fault.