[wingide-users] Less fancy black background theme
cool-rr at cool-rr.com
Tue Mar 30 06:59:43 MDT 2010
Thanks Stephan, I'll try it out.
On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 2:54 PM, Wingware Support <support at wingware.com>wrote:
> cool-RR wrote:
>> How do I get it? I didn't know there were any themes except those on the
>> menu in Wing.
> Wing is based on GTK 2.x so other GTK 2.x themes can be used with it. We
> ship with a small
> subset of themes that have licensing that lets us include them in a
> commercial product. There are
> tons of themes at http://gnome-look.org
> We don't make any guarantees that other themes will work. Our GTK is
> fairly old and there
> are certainly plenty of themes out there that are buggy in various ways,
> that don't have sideways
> notebook tabs, etc, etc.
> Themes go into bin/gtk-bin/share/themes in your Wing installation. One
> caveat is that they
> can't rely on a theme engine that we do not include. We have only smooth,
> pixmap, and hcengine theme engines. I don't know if it would work to add
> any but many/most
> themes don't use a theme engine. If you did add a theme engine you would
> have to compile
> it and put it in bin/gtk-bin/lib/gtk-2.0/2.4.0/engines in your Wing
> installation, although I've
> never tried this so I don't know if it will work.
> You do need to restart for Wing to rescan the theme directory.
> Stephan Deibel
> Wingware | Python IDE
> Advancing Software Development
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