Change colour of background behind the thumbnails

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Change colour of background behind the thumbnails

Postby Brother Gabriel-Marie » Thu Nov 07, 2013 4:22 pm

Is there any way to set the background colour of the window behind the thumbnails? I don't mean the thumbnails' background colour - I see the option for that, but the colour of the actual panel window?

You see, I set my thumbnails background to dark grey, but when I resize the thumbnails, if the list doesn't fit perfectly in my monitor, any leftover space that is not covered by thumbnails is white - and it annoys me greatly! Is there a way to set this colour? I can't find it in the settings.

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Re: Change colour of background behind the thumbnails

Postby XnTriq » Thu Nov 07, 2013 5:45 pm

Hi, Br. Gabriel Marie (-:

XnTriq (Re: Xnview MP Dark UI Enhancement) wrote:
Evil_D wrote:How to make the color of the number 1 is the same as the color of number 2?
http://img402.imageshack.us/img402/5525/ghl.png

Changing the background color of the thumbnail panel (Tools » Settings... » Browser » Thumbnail » Appearance » Thumbnail cell » Appearance » Background) doesn't take immediate effect behind/under the folders :bugconfirmed:

As a workaround, you can force MP to redraw the folder thumbnails by changing the thumbnail size (View » Thumbnail size...).

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Re: Change colour of background behind the thumbnails

Postby Brother Gabriel-Marie » Thu Nov 07, 2013 5:47 pm

Oh, I was hoping that would have gotten fixed in the newer releases. I figured you might say something like that! Alas!

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Re: Change colour of background behind the thumbnails

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Re: Change colour of background behind the thumbnails

Postby Brother Gabriel-Marie » Thu Nov 07, 2013 6:11 pm

Ha ha! Thanks for the sympathy.

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Re: Change colour of background behind the thumbnails

Postby Brother Gabriel-Marie » Tue Oct 07, 2014 3:43 pm

Say, I am just checking in to see if there could be an option for the default background colour behind the thumbnail-browser?

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Re: Change colour of background behind the thumbnails

Postby XnTriq » Wed Oct 08, 2014 1:15 am

No. I guess it's not as easy to implement as I thought it would be.


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Re: Change colour of background behind the thumbnails

Postby Brother Gabriel-Marie » Wed Oct 08, 2014 1:26 am

Ah - that's not the same thing. I'm not looking to do anything with thumbnail backgrounds. I just want to change the window background colour itself from white to something else.

If I set my thumbnail background to gray and open a folder that has only two files in it, I get those files with gray backgrounds and the entire window is white behind. I want to make it gray like the thumbnail background.
See my image:
screenshot_xnview_001_1.jpg
background is all white

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Re: Change colour of background behind the thumbnails

Postby XnTriq » Wed Oct 08, 2014 2:15 am

OK, now I get it. Thanks for the screenshot.

Go to View » Theme » Dark theme and replace all text in style_sheet_qss tab with…

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MyThumbListView {
background-color: rgb(143, 143, 143);
}

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Re: Change colour of background behind the thumbnails

Postby Brother Gabriel-Marie » Wed Oct 08, 2014 2:25 am

XnTriq:

Hey! It was THAT easy?

Why is it called "Dark Theme" and not "Custom Theme"?

THANK YOU!!!!! This is a dream come true for me!

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Re: Change colour of background behind the thumbnails

Postby XnTriq » Wed Oct 08, 2014 2:30 am

Sorry for the misunderstanding :-|

Brother Gabriel-Marie wrote:Why is it called "Dark Theme" and not "Custom Theme"?

I think it would be a good idea to have an “empty” theme called Custom.

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Re: Change colour of background behind the thumbnails

Postby m.Th. » Fri Oct 10, 2014 3:20 pm

XnTriq wrote:Sorry for the misunderstanding :-|

Brother Gabriel-Marie wrote:Why is it called "Dark Theme" and not "Custom Theme"?

I think it would be a good idea to have an “empty” theme called Custom.


An even greater idea would be to have a text or some form of helper like the "Insert >>" button which will have the most/all GUI objects/classes which the Program uses.
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