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Text Selection/Highlighting is nearly invisible
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When selecting text in most of the input fields, it is nearly impossible to tell which portion of the text is selected. I've included a

The contrast ratio should be higher.

Suggest using Hex:3399E5 (R,G,B = 51,153,229): as the background color for the highlighted region, rather than a different shade of gray.

Attached is a picture of some highlighted text which demonstrates the problem.

Blender 2.62
Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit
Using Gnome, not Unity

Event Timeline

Forgot to include some info:
i7 920
NVidia GTX 285

Blender 2.62.0 r44136

Unfortunately it's kind of impossible with current design of datastructures used for themes: currently color of background is the same as color of slide bar itself and there's no nice way to separate this without breaking existing files.
Added to our todo list:

Sergey Sharybin (sergey) changed the task status from Unknown Status to Unknown Status.Apr 10 2012, 2:23 PM

Going through old UI ToDo tasks - this seems fixed with the new themes. Marking the ToDo item as done.