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Shoes Windows could have themes #354
Continued from #345
One problem with having the user download and switch themes is that Windows wants Admin rights to wrire into Common Files (x86). Fortunately, Gtk has some not well known/documented ways to find settings.ini
If you create %USER%%APPDATA%\Local\gtk-3\settings.ini that it will override any previous setting found during gtk initialization. I tried it. It works. Now, we need a place to store the user supplied/downloaded themes so GTK can find them and of course GTK has many options for doing that., also not well documented for Windows.I just need to find one that is user writeable.
You need a Gtk3 theme without ties to different theme engines. For example, the FlatStudio theme is tied to the
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I've got 3.3.7 betas for Windows, Linux X86 and freebsd that will load a theme from ~/.shoes/themes Appdata/Local/Shoes/themes for Windows. Note: That's a user writable space. You'll want a theme that works like XP Untar it , create the above directory and move the XP directory to it. Cobbler->Theme->Switch should finds it. Save. Restart Shoes. If you launch from the terminal you'll get a message that it load the theme.Or if you add a poor theme to the directory, you'll get screen or two of parsing errors to fix.
That about the end of what I can do. Somebody else can deal with bad css.