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Old 18th January 2007, 10:10 AM   #1
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I got the design from the designer and he had all of the buttons the same blue color and I thought it was hard on the eyes. I changed the top navigation buttons to the same dark gray as is in the header...still looks harsh but not as harsh I think. Any other ideas, should I switch them and maybe but the blue ones on top and gray on the bottom?

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Old 18th January 2007, 10:19 AM   #2
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Here is the original.

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Old 18th January 2007, 10:20 AM   #3
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This is with dark bottom buttons.

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on first impression, the third one is best for me. But in general, I would try some lighter shades of colors. Maybe try lighter blues or grays.

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on first impression, the third one is best for me. But in general, I would try some lighter shades of colors. Maybe try lighter blues or grays.
Yeah that will probably help. I think the issue I have with it is you can't tell actions from controls. There are pretty much a Back and Next button on the top of every step and then usually other buttons (add room, add item, remove room, etc...) that perform an action so I think they should be distinct. I tried the forward button one color back button another color thing but that looked really odd. It's hard too because I will have 20+ color schemes so the more color specific things the more I have to change...I was hoping to keep the control buttons the same for any color schema thus why I stuck with a gray.

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Old 18th January 2007, 11:47 AM   #6
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Lighter buttons. I tried with some other blues but it didn't "flow"

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Looks okay to me, but you'll likely get 100 answers from 100 people sort of thing.

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Looks okay to me, but you'll likely get 100 answers from 100 people sort of thing.
Yeah, that's why I have to create 20 different color schemes to try and please most people.

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I can't post URLs yet, but If you're having trouble picking colors, colorschemer.com/online.html is a very handy site.

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I liked the first one the best of all of them. but that's just MHO.

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