Bug 600945

Summary: with KDE, Fonts in Menus not Visible
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Christopher Stone <chris.stone>
Component: audaciousAssignee: Michael Schwendt <bugs.michael>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 13CC: atkac, bugs.michael, rdieter
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Audacious config file
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Description Christopher Stone 2010-06-06 18:55:50 UTC
Description of problem:  The version of audacious in F13 has a problem where you cannot see the text in the context menus.  This makes it extremely difficult to select the correct menu item..

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Right click on audacious to select menu, or open the file open dialog box.

Additional info:
Selected a KDE install instead of GNOME, not sure if that matters (it shouldn't)

Comment 1 Michael Schwendt 2010-06-06 19:03:59 UTC
Don't assume that it is the same for everybody. It is not reproducible here with GNOME, Fedora 13, x86_64.

Some investigation is needed, please:

 - Can you reproduce it with a fresh user account?

 - Can you save and attach a copy of your $HOME/.config/audacious/config file?

Comment 2 Christopher Stone 2010-06-06 19:22:53 UTC
Created attachment 421642 [details]
Audacious config file

Audacious config.

Comment 3 Christopher Stone 2010-06-06 19:24:27 UTC
Okay, it works with a newly created user.  Attached config from broken user, but no different than working user.

Comment 4 Christopher Stone 2010-06-06 19:35:58 UTC
I figured out the problem:
In my .config/kde.org/systemsettings.conf file I have:
font="Sans Serif,10,-1,5,50,0,0,0,0,0"

I'm not sure how that got set, but this is what is causing the fonts to not show up in the audacious menus for me.

Comment 5 Christopher Stone 2010-06-06 23:51:52 UTC
Okay, this configuration setting is written when you access the "System Settings" dialog box and select Appearance -> Fonts and then change a font (I changed Window title to be italic or bold italic).

Comment 6 Michael Schwendt 2010-06-07 08:18:31 UTC
Created attachment 421745 [details]
screen snapshot (KDE)

Comment 7 Michael Schwendt 2010-06-07 08:25:09 UTC
With a fresh install of F13 KDE x86_64 and default KDE settings, Audacious starts with dark-grey fonts, which are hardly readable. See comment 6 attachment.

> System Settings > Appearance > Fonts

Here I don't need to change anything. It is sufficient to click something and revert it again, then click the "Apply" button which gets enabled by that action.
Immediately afterwards, the fonts/dialogs in a restarted Audacious become readable until next reboot.

Comment 8 Michael Schwendt 2011-01-01 19:43:57 UTC
My post to Fedora's KDE list has not been responded to:

Comment 9 Rex Dieter 2011-01-01 22:47:25 UTC
I can confirm some odd behavior alright, before and after tweaking systemsettings' font configs.  I'm more than a little baffled, esp after trying manually adjusting ~/.gtkrc-2.0-kde4

Comment 10 Michael Schwendt 2011-01-02 10:44:30 UTC
Thanks, Rex!   IMO, it's not anything like important, considering that it has never been reported before and isn't anything like a most-popular bug. Also, Audacious 2.4 in Fedora 14 features an alternative non-skinned GTK+ interface.

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Comment 12 Bug Zapper 2011-06-27 17:39:53 UTC
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