Re: Background color always white?

I'm not quite sure what you mean by "system theme".
I have a .gtkrc-2.0 file. That seems to affect lots of things (such as
the main window area, buttons, etc), but not the background when there
is an active diff...

See attached screenshots - meld-new.png shows that the general
background colors are correctly taken from.gtkrc-2.0, while
meld-white.png shows that on the diff window, for common text, it's

Is there some other styling file you're referring to?
I'm not using GNOME or anything - just fluxbox.


On 8/28/13, Louis des Landes <louis obsidian com au> wrote:
The background and foreground colours come from the system theme itself,
you have to use a system wide gtk theme with a different background colour
to override it at the moment.

I believe this may change when the gtk3 port is done.
On Aug 27, 2013 6:03 PM, "John W" <jwdevel gmail com> wrote:


I'm using the latest-and-greatest from git (7c1e24a70fea...).
I have a customized .gtkrc-2.0 file, and I can change most colors just

However, I cannot seem to change the 'default' background color.
This is the background color that shows in an unchanged area in the diff.
For me, it is always white.

Does anyone know where Meld gets that value?
I'm not opposed to just tweaking the source code to make it work, but
I don't really know where to look.

Similarly, is there a way to change the foreground color, even if it's a
I already have everything descended from GtkWidget set to dark
background / light foreground, through my .gtkrc-2.0 file, but for
some reason Meld is not affected...


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