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Blue colours in the immersion section

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I really don't like the different shades of blue in the immersion section. They're giving me a headache. Please go back to the old colours.

http://i.imgur.com/OdlibGW.png

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4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Luis
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We'll change these colors soon.

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Reply4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/christian
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Thanks for changing the colours, but I don't really understand why there are four different categories in the first place. It's hard to remember which is which. In my opinion, there's no need for a distinction between "Checked by the community" and "Translation needs checking". I understand that you want to point people to sentences that haven't been checked at all, but at the end of the day, it's more confusing than helpful.

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Reply4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kai_E.
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I hear all this talk of blue, but for me there has been a subtler change. Sentences that are not yet translated are light gray, sentences that need to be checked are a darker shade of gray, sentences that have been checked by the community are black, and sentences that I've translated or checked are green.

You can see it here: http://imgur.com/PNrYYdU

First is checked by me, second checked by the community, third is unchecked, and fourth is untranslated.

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https://www.duolingo.com/detharon
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Same here. Let me guess, there are two different test groups? :D

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https://www.duolingo.com/mstreeter

The multiple shades of gray for the control group was unintentional; it's back to normal now.

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https://www.duolingo.com/Luscinda
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Isn't that how it looked last week?

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https://www.duolingo.com/kassandra8286
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I have the new blue color scheme, so forgive me if my memory if faulty - but weren't there only three variations previously? Green for sentences you've translated or checked (which I miss!), gray for untranslated, and black for translated/needs to be checked. The difference in the new scheme is there is a fourth color to differentiate translated/needs to be checked from translated/"finished" or "checked by the community."

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https://www.duolingo.com/Kai_E.
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Yeah only those three.

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https://www.duolingo.com/kassandra8286
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Ugh, that's even worse!

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Reply4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/novicplay

I think no translation should be red, translated but not checked should be yellow, translated and checked should be green and rated or changed by himself/herself should be blue. From these four colors, it can be more easily to read.

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https://www.duolingo.com/Usagiboy7
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I hope they have a team that knows how not to induce seizure causing color combos... >.> <.< is that even a thing that can happen outside of cartoons?

I do know that various colors can make it easier/more difficult for people to read/concentrate but that this is different for various folks. For me, oranges and reds are the worst, while yellows are better. Sometimes black and white blurrs out or slides right off the page. But, I'm pretty lucky in that it isn't constant. Anywho, it's because of how light bouncing off the page communicates with your brain. Sketopic sensitivity, or some such. ((i really hope they don't use oranges or reds))

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https://www.duolingo.com/Luscinda
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Not unless they have a really perverse designer, those are well established as hard to read colours.

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https://www.duolingo.com/Usagiboy7
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phew!

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