Diagnosis Programs

Proper Color of the Diagnosis Screen

Initial Screen

This page (and other diagnosis pages) use white and yellow text on a navy background.

The actual diagnosis program is a Java applet found between the white or yellow title "Nicotine Dependence" and the sentence "Please see these notes on using the program."

The Java applet is a rectangle with a dark gray border. The initial screen in the Java applet has three sections:

Question Screen

When answering the first question, the Java applet has the following appearance:

Causes of Color Problems and Possible Solutions

Our diagnosis programs have been tested on Netscape Navigator (Versions 2.0 to 4.7) and Microsoft Internet Explorer (Versions 3.0 to 5.0) under Windows 95 and Windows 98 and we have found no problems with the colors.

Some possible causes of color problems are:

  1. You may be using an older or different browser which doesn't support our color configuration
  2. You may be using a beta or pre-release version of a browser
  3. Your browser may be configured so that it has a web site's colors overridden with its own color scheme
  4. Your operating system's color setting may be using too fews colors (256 colors is a bare minimum for viewing our web site)
  5. You may be using Desktop Themes under Windows that changes the standard colors, fonts, and appearance of the screen

Possible solutions:

  1. Try to use at least version 3.0 of either Netscape Navigator or Microsoft Internet Explorer
  2. Don't use a pre-release version of a browser
  3. Try the diagnosis without overriding the color scheme
  4. If possible, set the operating system's color setting to High Color (16 bit)
  5. If you're using Desktop Themes, don't apply the theme setting to Colors, or even try the diagnosis program without using themes.

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