Bug 234680 - Yumex ignores theme settings = unusable
Yumex ignores theme settings = unusable
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yumex (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tim Lauridsen
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-03-31 00:23 EDT by jerrycasiano
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 1.9.10
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Last Closed: 2007-07-30 06:41:00 EDT
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Screenshot of Yumex appearance with a dark theme. (100.58 KB, image/jpeg)
2007-03-31 00:23 EDT, jerrycasiano
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Screenshot of Yumex appearance with High Contrast Inverse theme (119.75 KB, image/jpeg)
2007-03-31 00:32 EDT, jerrycasiano
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Description jerrycasiano 2007-03-31 00:23:36 EDT
Description of problem: 

Yumex ignores certain theme settings, which makes it impossible see text.

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

1.9.4 

How reproducible:

Every time

Steps to Reproduce:

1.Select a dark theme, or if one is not available select High Contrast Inverse.

2.Attempt to use yumex.

3.Be frustrated. :p
  
Actual results:

Yumex ignores theme values and defaults to using certain colors in order to
allow users to distinguish packages between updates, available and installed,
which is a nice thought, but fails in practice if a user is using a dark theme
since text blends into the background and becomes unreadable.

Expected results:

That yum either respect current theme values or completely disregard them,
adding a fallback list of colors for dark or High Contrast themes would be a
nice touch but changing the text colors to something that works well with both
might be easier.


Additional info:

Getting the left side panel to blend in also would be awesome, I was able to
change it through gtkrc but not without breaking a bunch of other stuff.
Maybe where it gets it's background info from could be changed?
Comment 1 jerrycasiano 2007-03-31 00:23:37 EDT
Created attachment 151342 [details]
Screenshot of Yumex appearance with a dark theme.
Comment 2 jerrycasiano 2007-03-31 00:32:46 EDT
Created attachment 151343 [details]
Screenshot of Yumex appearance with High Contrast Inverse theme
Comment 3 Tim Lauridsen 2007-03-31 03:08:38 EDT
I can see the problem, i dont think i can read the theme value, without making
yumex depend to much on gnome, it will not nice for the people running xfce &
kde, if yumex need gnome to work.
But i will make the colors configurable.
Comment 4 jerrycasiano 2007-03-31 17:41:56 EDT
Thank you.
Comment 5 Tim Lauridsen 2007-06-22 08:03:01 EDT
I have added some options to /etc/yumex.conf to control the colors of the
packages in the package view

http://www.yum-extender.org/wiki/Yumex/Doc/YumexConf#head-2d3960ed47e05021a376209354fc65771cb83e9f

It will be available in yumex-1.9.10.

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