I was thinking, in addition to changing the color of the icon on the
processor, that the color of the drop shadow could be changed as well.
That would provide more contrast, but preserve readability, in my opinion.

On Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 6:39 PM Andrew Grande <apere...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
> Rolling with UI feedback threads. This time I'd like to discuss how NiFi
> 'lost' its ability to change processor boxes color. I.e. as you can see
> from a screenshot attached, it does change color for the processor in the
> flow overview panel, but the processor itself only changes the icon in the
> top-left of the box. I came across a few users who definitely miss the old
> way. I personally think changing the icon color for the processor doesn't
> go far enough, especially when one is dealing with a flow of several dozen
> processors, zooms in and out often. The overview helps, but it's not the
> same.
> Proposal - can we restore how color selection for the processor changed
> the actual background of the processor box on the canvas? Let the user go
> wild with colors and deal with readability, but at least it's easy to spot
> 'important' things this way. And with multi-tenant authorization it becomes
> a poor-man's doc between teams, to an extent.
> Thanks for any feedback,
> Andrew

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