Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 991691
Odd Stippling in Spyder
Last modified: 2016-11-30 19:31:42 EST
Created attachment 782343 [details]
Stippling in Fedora 19
Description of problem:
There is an odd, ugly Stippling which separates the window components of the IDE. See attachment, and look hard - it's white dots on an off-white background.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
2.2.1, Through Yum
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Load Spyder
Something less 1990s.
I'm not sure who is to "blame" for this. I've seen this issue in some GTK themes but not others (https://github.com/shimmerproject/Greybird/issues/30), so I'm temped to point to theme authors for this divider element existing as is. Since Spyder is a Qt program, maybe it is choosing the element poorly for GTK. Perhaps you can provide better guidance.
There is a screenshot attached here, and a similar screenshot of the problem in the link above.
You might try to change the style of GUI components. Use qtconfig-qt4 program to change the GUI style and then delete line starting with "windows_style" (without quotes) in the configuration file ~/.spyder2/.spyder.ini.
After restart of spyder, it should use given theme.
I don't think there is nothing else I can do about it. That ugly dotted thing comes from the theme and the authors of the theme can change it.
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