[Users] Colors: light text on dark background

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Sun May 13 00:14:48 CEST 2012

Hello Barry,

On Sat, 12 May 2012 07:43:28 -0700 Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:

> On May 09, 2012, at 10:31 AM, Paul wrote:
> >On Tue, 8 May 2012 09:34:06 -0700
> >Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote: 
> >
> >> I want to experiment with light text on dark background for Claws.
> >> I took a look at the *rc files, preferences, themes, and clawsker,
> >> but didn't find any obvious way to modify the normal background and
> >> foreground colors.  Did I miss something obvious, or is it not
> >> possible?
> >> 
> >> Has anybody managed to do this?

Here is my .gtkrc-2.0 file for CM. You will probably dislike it, but
the idea is there and it's working.


> >Yes. This is done with your GTK+ theme config file, gtkrc.
> [...]
> >Alternately, you can place your own custom gtkrc file in your home
> >directory for all GTK apps, or in ~/.claws-mail/ for just Claws, but
> >this file must be called .gtkrc-2.0 or gtkrc-2.0 respectively.
> >
> >However, I use KDE, which places it's own .gtkrc-2.0-kde4 in my home
> >directory, which overrides the other files mentioned above (i.e.
> >~/.gtkrc-2.0 and ~/.claws-mail/gtkrc-2.0), so it's possible that your
> >desktop may try to intervene in a similar way.
> Thanks Paul, however I suck.  Everything I've tried causes Claws to refuse to
> start, or at least map its windows to the screen.
> Would anybody happen to have a sample ~/.claws-mail/gtkrc-2.0 file
> (preferably that works on standard Ubuntu 12.04 desktop)?
> Thanks,
> -Barry

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