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Third-Party Gmail Redesign Style  (View post)

Niraj Sanghvi [PersonRank 10]

Monday, April 14, 2008
11 years ago4,061 views

While I liked what Stylish does, but a few things bothered me that caused me to stop using it:

1) It's really pretty fragile as simple page/code changes can break the layout.

2) It's jarring to get familiar with the look of the interface and then not have that when you use a different computer. And you don't always have the option to install Stylish to resolve that.

3) Styles are often not 100% complete, and when doing something as dramatic as darkening a whole interface, one unchanged element really sticks out. Also sometimes features can be lost (I seem to remember one theme causing the Gmail stars to disappear)

Caleb E [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Wow! Very impressive. It even redesigned the Remember The Milk sidebar I have added via extension.

Hong Xiaowan [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Cool

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

It's too depressing and many UI elements are more difficult to use (e.g.: the links have all kinds of different colors: white, blue, orange, red, while the buttons are barely noticeable).

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