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Night-time map fonts unreadable

Discussion in 'Model X: User Interface' started by Padelford, Aug 22, 2017.

  1. Padelford

    Padelford Supporting Member

    Jul 1, 2017
    Perhaps the only persistent Tesla gripe I have is that the font color used on the night-time Nav map for feature call-outs (like road names) makes them unreadable. Tesla has chosen a light grey, outlined font when the background feature color is typically a slightly darker grey. Changing the display brightness doesn't help.

    The daytime map design is fine for readability. Fixing the night-time map font should be as little effort as a one-line code change. I've complained repeatedly about this for six weeks and seen no improvement. Does this bother only me?
  2. pilotSteve

    pilotSteve Active Member

    Jul 14, 2012
    Prescott Az
    If you experiment with pinch-zoom you will see that as you "zoom in" not only does the font size change (increase) but the level of detail decreases (declutter). With some experimenting I have found a better balance between readability and clutter. Perhaps this will help? Of course your carefully chosen zoom reverts to Tesla default each time the car wakes up. Ah well.

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