Visual Studio 2012 icons and colors are horrible - by Bobby DeSantis

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  Won't Fix<br /><br />
		Due to several factors the product team decided to focus its efforts on other items.<br /><br />
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ID 751847 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 2
Opened 6/29/2012 9:43:06 PM
Access Restriction Public


I was recently forced to upgrade from VS 2011 beta to VS 2012 RC and my first reaction to the grey colors, horrid icons, lack of lines is dismall.  The screen is a grey blob with 100's of icons with little differentiation.  Its a UX nightmare.
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Posted by Microsoft on 10/11/2012 at 9:52 AM
Hi Folks,

Thank you for providing your feedback and using Visual Studio 2012! Since this bug was logged back in the pre-RTM timeframe, I'd encourage each of you to install Visual Studio 2012 RTM and take a look at some of the updates we've made to the icons.

If you are still experiencing issues or are unhappy with the icons, please feel free to log a new suggestion on our UserVoice site, or vote on the following suggestion:

Visual Studio UX Team
Posted by Microsoft on 7/1/2012 at 8:10 PM
Thanks for your feedback.

We are rerouting this issue to the appropriate group within the Visual Studio Product Team for triage and resolution. These specialized experts will follow-up with your issue.
Posted by Microsoft on 6/29/2012 at 9:51 PM
Thank you for your feedback, we are currently reviewing the issue you have submitted. If this issue is urgent, please contact support directly(