How can we improve Pocket Informant 5 for iOS?

Please bring back the different color themes

We are working on this for a future release. We want to make sure that the colored themes are not getting in the way of any other Informant functions and that the user interface will function the same regardless of the colors.

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  • ootoph commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Many of the current palette colours are too dense to allow entries to be read easily and so Custom colours of a lighter shade are far more useful in practice. For a series of days it’s necessary to adjust selection sliders for each day - fiddly and time-consuming. How much better to include recently used Custom colours on the colour selector.
    Even just one would be very welcome, since this would speed up calendar entries significantly (eg blocks of time). Many other apps and OSs include a similar feature as a matter of course.
    Please consider this enhancement to an excellent app.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Ooooor enable ‘change colour of calendar’, one of mine is nice bright yellow, I have had to change background to make this one visible, it’s not pretty :-/

  • RScopes commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    CONTRAST, hello ?
    I have a beautiful OLED screen and my calendar is blank white.
    I have so many calendar events my calendar looks like a blob of words, no division between the days, lines are barely visible.
    Mon, Tues, Wed bars are pure white, very blah.

  • Colin Bruce commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    please get on with this. It cant be that hard. The Weekend colours change fine.

    Whats holding you up

  • Evelyn Branch commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please bring back the Priority Letters and numbers. Mine no longer shows Priority , B, C or the numbers.

  • Charles commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I like Informant 5 and could live without the themes but sure I miss some of the themes I used in the former version of Informant :-/ Too bad nothing have happened to this suggestion since December 2016 :-/

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes, I still use the old Pocket Informant app and the main reason is color. I like the dark color theme, but not the way the tasks get all dark too.

  • Ren commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    The Dark Nite theme in PI4 was perfect for me. The new Dark Mode is not usable for me, for two reasons:
    • it alters existing colours (like my carefully chosen Tag colours, and grid lines in month view, and other elements), which from prior discussions with you, is due to underlying iOS functionality used for this feature.
    • it darkens the whole interface, not just key elements like headers and footers, like Dark Nite did

  • Tom commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I see that Informant 4.94 has now gone free on the app store, suggesting that it will soon not be supported.
    Unfortunately, this is the only version that I can see properly.
    Are we any closer to getting PI 5 repaired to be usable again please?

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    So strange, the greatest functionality just went down the tubes.
    Whoever change your calendar and time picker should be fired.
    Absolutely the worst looking design layout now that color headers are gone.
    You guys also said u save real estate with this layout (doing away with color tabs and color headers in the week view) when it's not true at all.
    All one has to do is super-impose one over the other and u can clearly see.... no real estate has been saved AT ALL.
    And to top that, our company was told we the users asked for this change.
    I'll now probably get kicked off this forum.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I always use the weekview in the seven day split I changed the background of the weekends but for the weekdays this is not possible. It does show on the month view but I would like a pastel colored background for the week/working days

  • Juhe commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I would like to Change The Color of "today"s background for a better detection in the week view.

  • Tom commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I also agree wholeheartedly! The whole thing now looks so washed out and uninspiring. I use a personal finance programme, which has gone down the same "minimalist" route, I suspect, following instructions from Apple!
    Please, please, please make this right.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes you absolutely must do something with color. This used to be so exciting to use now it's just plain out boring.
    This particular layout looks absolutely horrible to the eyes.

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