tron at hotbox.ru
Tue Apr 23 23:24:59 EDT 2013
Pidgin GTK+ Theme Control plugin does not seem to offer a way of
changing individual buddy text color either. What's the solution for
those who like to work "white on black"?
On 4/21/2013 12:51 AM, Phil Hannent wrote:
> Good morning,
> On 21 April 2013 02:59, Tron <tron at hotbox.ru <mailto:tron at hotbox.ru>>
> Changed my OS theme (in Win XP) to dark - to reduce eye strain
> and get
> a more comfortable programing environment. Now white text appears in
> black windows. Worked fine for most apps but in Pidgin individual
> "Buddies" are invisible. The titles of groups appear in
> white print and are visible but individual entries in each group
> retained black text and so stay invisible on a black background until
> a particular entry is selected and therefore highlighted. Can this be
> reprogrammed so individual entries change their text color just as
> titles do - in obedience to the general OS theme?
> Someone more authoritative might know more than me. However as far as
> I am aware Pidgin uses the GTK Themes which are not linked directly to
> the Windows XP themes. You can alter the GTK themes via a plugin in
> Buddy List -> Tools -> Plugins -> Pidgin GTK+ Theme Control -> Configure
> I am not sure if what you are looking for is within that Plugin, if
> not then someone that knows more would possibly be able to point you
> in the right direction.
> Phil Hannent
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