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[mkgmap-dev] night-mode styling

From maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com on Sun Sep 13 13:22:06 BST 2009

> have a night mode which displays
> everything in muted red, as this apparently does not affect the night
> sensitivity of eyes as much as other colours of light. I do not know
> how much of a practical difference this makes though.

Testing your suggestion using cloudmade's style editor.

Suggestions are welcome.
> In a similar vein, I found that when developing night styles, that it
> was best to use as few solid colours for areas as possible, and as few
> bright colours as possible in order to limit the amount of light
> projected from the GPS unit. With too much light, in otherwise very
> dark surroundings, it would take a few seconds for my eyes to readjust
> after looking at the GPS unit.
> Cheers.
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