Checkered Background for Text Input

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I often times find myself using a lot of white text in placeholders or settings - either the gadget or the widget.  In all the WYSIWYG editors, they also have a white background, which means that most of the time, I cannot see my text while I'm editing!  This causes needless difficulties.

This could be mostly resolved by the use of a checkered background for any text editing locations that change the text color to the color settings - similar to photo editors to indicate a transparent background.

Is it not relatively easy to make this happen?  Or is this one of those things the seems easy, but is seemingly complicated and will likely never happen?
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Posted 3 years ago

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Biologyben,

Thank you for the suggestion!  We'll keep an eye on this thread and if there is sufficient interest, maybe it will make into a future release.

Have a good day,

Matthew
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Actually a grey background in the text editor would be nice. I would think white text would be used more than grey.
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Grey is perfectly fine for me if that is easier than an image based checkered pattern!
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Thanks for the input!
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I second the checkered background.  Right now i find myself switching to html editor to edit the text when it is white.  
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Good idea! I'll add this this to our backlog. Thanks!