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Re: tooltip changes



On Fri, 2009-10-23 at 12:37 +0200, Martin Sourada wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-10-20 at 14:50 -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> > Just so nobody can say they have been surprised: 
> > 
> > I am working on a refresh of the tooltips in our default theme. 
> > 
> > Among the things that I am trying out are rounded corners and different
> > color than the old-school yellow that we've been using ever since. The
> > leading candidates for a replacement are a light gray or a light blue.
> > 
> > I hope to have packages for this by tomorrow.
> > 
> I've just received the updated packages and am only wondering -- where
> the heck did you change the tooltip appearance? You seem to have totally
> ignored that there are other engines/themes than clearlooks. I don't
> want to have these tooltips for nodoka as they do not fit the style and
> have blurry borders. How can I override them from engine when you
> apparently changed them in gtk itself?? Plus, when composited the
> tooltip text clashes with background if there is any text bellow.

If you want to spend a bit of time writing new theme bits, I'd advise
you to check the new GtkSpinner widget in gtk+ master which probably
needs a bit of upstream love and tweaking, and certainly some
implementation in other themes if they don't like the original design.


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