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Re: setting colors

From: Aleksandr Skobelev
Subject: Re: setting colors
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2003 09:53:33 +0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) Emacs/21.2 (gnu/linux)

Ian Jones <address@hidden> writes:

> On 2003-10-29 23:39:36 +0000 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.
>> Hope this helps
>> Fred
> Alexander Malmberg wrote a bundle for Preferences.app that will do
> what you require, I think. If you are interested I can supply you with
> a tarball that works with current GNUstep cvs? It also contains a
> small additon of my own which allows you to have the default
> application menus hidden (moved to a position out of view). I wrote
> the addition because the menus are pretty much unusable if your window
> manager only supports sloppy focus as mine does, so they were just
> getting in the way. I much prefer using the right mouse button to
> access the menu anyway :)

Thank you (and also thanks to all who replied me). 
I'd be glad to get the tar with your addition, so you can send it to me
by e-mail or just point me where I can download it (what is more
convenient for you).

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