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Re: Cross Platform GNUStep GUI with Native Look-And-Feel


From: aditya siram
Subject: Re: Cross Platform GNUStep GUI with Native Look-And-Feel
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2011 20:04:22 -0500

That's great! I didn't know you could set the theme like that. Thanks again!
-deech

On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 10:50 AM, Riccardo Mottola
<address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> as far as I know, there is no tutorial around on how to "package" an
> application in a self-contained package containing gnustep and the theme.
>
> However, to test the look and see how well the certain application works,
> install GNUstep in the most common way on that platform.
> Get the theme and install it. (make install should be enough, but you can
> drag it into  Library/Themes, either of the System, Local or even your own
> User domain)
>
> The themes are available in our modules under plugins/themes:
> "GnomeTheme" and "WinUXTheme"
>
> You can set the theme system-wide with system preferences and the themes
> module.
>
> You can also start your application, go in the info panel, click on the
> "theme" link and a selectionpanel will appear. Once you set it, it will be
> set only for that specific application.
>
> (At the end, both procedures just write a default, one in the global domain,
> one for the app domain).
>
> Please bear in mind that while dynamic theme switching is in theory
> supported, themes with "native" resources as menus, etc.. might not
> load/unload properly. Restart your application.
>
> Riccardo
>
> On 07/15/11 17:37, aditya siram wrote:
>>
>> Thanks for your quick response.
>>
>> Is there a tutorial showing how to build a GNUstep application using
>> the GTK or Windows theme? I realize they are not done, but if they
>> work even halfway well I'd be interested in using them.
>>
>> -deech
>>
>
>



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