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Re: Gnome Clock & Applets Font Color



On Tue, 2006-05-02 at 22:31 +0300, Ali Helmy wrote:
> On 02/05/06, Bob Chiodini <rchiodin bellsouth net> wrote:
>         On Mon, 2006-05-01 at 19:35 +0300, Ali Helmy wrote:
>         > On 01/05/06, Bob Chiodini <rchiodin bellsouth net> wrote:
>         >         On Mon, 2006-05-01 at 12:48 +0300, Ali Helmy wrote: 
>         >         > Hey lads,
>         >         >
>         >         > My background image is mostly black, and I have
>         the
>         >         gnome-panel color
>         >         > set to transparent most of the time, or when its a
>         solid 
>         >         color, its
>         >         > black, so I have a problem, which is that all
>         gnome applets
>         >         [clock,
>         >         > weather, etc] use a black font to print their
>         text, which
>         >         obviously, 
>         >         > doesn't show on the black panel...
>         >         >
>         >         > So is there some way I can edit the font the
>         panel-applets
>         >         use to
>         >         > display text [say turn it into white for example]
>         so that I 
>         >         can easily
>         >         > read them on my black panel?
>         >         >
>         >         > --
>         >         > Cheers,
>         >         >      A. Helmy
>         >
>         >
>         >         Ali, 
>         >
>         >         Good morning, sorry to hear that the auto hide
>         failed to
>         >         stick, not sure
>         >         what that's all about.
>         >
>         >         I had the same problem concerning the applet font
>         colors.  I 
>         >         did some
>         >         googling and came up with this:
>         >
>         >         create a file called .gtkrc-2.0 in your home
>         directory that
>         >         contains:
>         >
>         >         style "panel_color" 
>         >         {
>         >            fg[NORMAL] = "#b4ff7b"
>         >         }
>         >         widget "*PanelWidget*" style "panel_color"
>         >         widget "*PanelApplet*clock*" style "panel_color" 
>         >
>         >
>         >         I could not find the specific resources, thus the
>         wild
>         >         cards.  The color
>         >         definition is slightly green of yellow.  I used one
>         of the
>         >         color-picker 
>         >         apps to get the value.
>         >
>         >         You'll need to log off and back on to see the
>         changes.
>         >
>         >         Bob...
>         >
>         >
>         
>         > Thanks for the help mate, but... what should I insert
>         instead of the 
>         > wild cards?
>         >
>         > --
>         > Cheers,
>         >      A. Helmy
>         
>         Ali,
>         
>         I could not find the specific resources, but *PanelWidget* and
>         *PanelApplet*clock* get the clock applet and the items next to
>         the the 
>         Red Hat.
>         
>         See attached.  Is this what you're trying to do?
>         
>         Bob...
>         
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> 
> Yes that's exactly what I'm trying to do... But I still don't know
> what to replace the wild cards with
> 
> -- 
> Cheers, 
>      A. Helmy

Ali,

I think I'm missing something, you can use them as they are.  I haven't
noticed any adverse affects.  I suspect that *PanelWidget* and
*PanelApplet*clock* are very close to the actual resource names.  The
source code is about the only place I can think to look.

Bob...


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