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Re: Gnome Clock & Applets Font Color



On Mon, 2006-05-01 at 19:35 +0300, Ali Helmy wrote:
> On 01/05/06, Bob Chiodini <rchiodin bellsouth net> wrote:
>         On Mon, 2006-05-01 at 12:48 +0300, Ali Helmy wrote:
>         > Hey lads,
>         >
>         > My background image is mostly black, and I have the
>         gnome-panel color
>         > set to transparent most of the time, or when its a solid
>         color, its 
>         > black, so I have a problem, which is that all gnome applets
>         [clock,
>         > weather, etc] use a black font to print their text, which
>         obviously,
>         > doesn't show on the black panel...
>         >
>         > So is there some way I can edit the font the panel-applets
>         use to 
>         > display text [say turn it into white for example] so that I
>         can easily
>         > read them on my black panel?
>         >
>         > --
>         > Cheers,
>         >      A. Helmy
>         
>         
>         Ali,
>         
>         Good morning, sorry to hear that the auto hide failed to
>         stick, not sure 
>         what that's all about.
>         
>         I had the same problem concerning the applet font colors.  I
>         did some
>         googling and came up with this:
>         
>         create a file called .gtkrc-2.0 in your home directory that
>         contains:
>         
>         style "panel_color"
>         {
>            fg[NORMAL] = "#b4ff7b"
>         }
>         widget "*PanelWidget*" style "panel_color"
>         widget "*PanelApplet*clock*" style "panel_color"
>         
>         
>         I could not find the specific resources, thus the wild
>         cards.  The color
>         definition is slightly green of yellow.  I used one of the
>         color-picker
>         apps to get the value.
>         
>         You'll need to log off and back on to see the changes. 
>         
>         Bob...
>         
>         

> Thanks for the help mate, but... what should I insert instead of the
> wild cards?
> 
> -- 
> Cheers,
>      A. Helmy

Ali,

I could not find the specific resources, but *PanelWidget* and
*PanelApplet*clock* get the clock applet and the items next to the the
Red Hat.

See attached.  Is this what you're trying to do?

Bob...

Attachment: top_panel.jpg
Description: JPEG image


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