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Re: setting colors

From: Chris B. Vetter
Subject: Re: setting colors
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2003 16:22:56 -0800

On Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:39:36 +0100
Fred Kiefer <address@hidden> wrote:
> Aleksandr Skobelev wrote:
> > Could anybody tell me, please, how to change colors in GNUStep. I'd
> > like to make a background color a little brighter.
> The best way to set the background color for all windows is surely to 
> change the system color list, stored in the file 
> GNUstep/Library/Colors/System.clr. But than again, there is no clean
> cut way to do this at the moment, as the color pickers wont allow you
> to do this. The best thing I can think of in the moment (apart from
> fixing this) is to set the value you want in a piece of code (using
> some previous found values) and store the list.

On your shell you can call

  defaults write NSGlobalDomain windowBackgroundColor "R G B"

to set the background for a GNUstep window.
R, G, and B are expected to be float values.

You can "find" a full list of default settings by browsing the source
of -core/gui/Source/NSColor.m


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