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Strollin' around
Status: In development

Make tabs visually distinguishable from another (as they once were)

Lately I can't visually tell where one tab begins and the next begins, except by referencing the "X" (close tab) buttom, since it's all white text on a black background.  How about making them look like actual tabs again or alternating the colors or something?   

The visual appearance should follow the function. Being able to distinguish one tab from another is a functional issue. Compare the attached screenshot (old vs new appearances).  The old way is clearly superior from a functional perspective.

At least give us an option in the Settings. It doesn't have to be a default (though I suggest it should be). 

Making moves

I want to add my voice to those saying that the active tab is hard to find. The difference in background shading is just too subtle and the text colour is exactly the same as on the inactive tabs. It's a real strain and sometimes I select or close the wrong tab. Please keep in mind that your users include people whose vision is not absolutely perfect. Good contrast is good ergonomics.

As this was pointed out over a year ago and nothing has improved, have the developers decided that it's not a problem.