Re: themes

On Wednesday 02 October 2002 01:55 pm, Calum Benson wrote:
> On Wed, 2002-10-02 at 09:17, Mark D'voo wrote:
> > How come a lot of themes don't work ?  Any theme i install that shows up
> > in metacity-setup doesn't work.  If i manually change the theme with
> > gconf, about half of them work.
> The metacity theme format was changed slightly mid-development, so you
> might just be using old themes.  You can edit them yourself quite easily
> to make those ones work, but I forget what the magic line is you need to
> add to the XML file-- somebody else here can probably tell you.
> >  Same goes with gtk2 themes.  Some of them change
> > the background colors but don't change the scroll bars or anything like
> > that.
> Only engine-based themes (ones that install their own library for
> drawing the widgets differently) can change the scrollbars etc. as far
> as I know.  I'd guess either the theme isn't installing an engine for
> you, or it's installing it in the wrong place.  (Or maybe it's just not
> supposed to draw the widgets differently, but I assume you're comparing
> your results with a screenshot of how it's supposed to look).

i fixed the problem with the gtk themes.  I deleted all the .gtk.tmp and .gtk 
files in my home directory, and now they work correctly


> Cheeri,
> Calum.

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