Re: How to change GtkEntry background

On Tue, 05 Mar 2002 15:12:51 -0500, Paul Davis wrote:

>> Thanks, but I already tried that -- that gets me a single pixel wide
>> line around the border, but it doesn't affect the text background.

> did you set the 

>     base[ACTIVE] = {  }
>     base[NORMAL] = {  }
>     base[SELECTED] = {  }
>     base[INSENSITIVE] = {  }

> components to the style?

> in GTK, when text is drawn in widgets like a GtkEntry, the background
> uses the style's "base" color, not the "bg" color. this is documented
> in the reference docs, in the section on RC files.

Ah!  No, that was the problem; I've been banging my head against the
wall over this for so long -- I knew there must be a simple solution,
but damned if I could discover it.  Problem solved!  Thanks a lot.

When C++ is your hammer, everything looks like a thumb.
                                                     -- Steven M. Haflich
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