[wingide-users] Less fancy black background theme

cool-RR 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,
> redmond95,
> 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
>
> www.wingware.com
>
>


-- 
Sincerely,
Ram Rachum
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