[ardour-dev] Ardour tarball visually unusable after installation - now with a crash!!

Jan Depner eviltwin69 at cableone.net
Sat May 7 09:02:45 PDT 2005

On Sat, 2005-05-07 at 15:28, Paul Davis wrote:
> >    Mine will run using either /etc/ardour files, those in my home
> >directory, or a combination thereof.  Is there an easy way to modify the
> >color scheme?
> for various definitions of easy, sure.
> the thing to do for now (and if someone else doesn't do it soon, i
> will have to in order to keep those of you who are scared of The Dark
> Side) is this:
>       a) grab the old "classic" ardour_ui.rc
>       b) grab the new/current ardour_ui.rc. search through to about
>           line 2070 to find a comment about all styles below that
> 	  point being  for canvas items.
>       c) copy that comment and everything from there to the end of
>           the file into the older ardour_ui.rc
>       d) install the modified ardour_ui.rc into the right place or
>           set ARDOUR_UI_RC
>       c) play
> of course, if you are willing to start with the current dark theme,
> just start from the current ardour_ui.rc ...
> meanwhile doug "nostar" is at work cleaning up the existing
> ardour_ui.rc so that modifications will become more
> straightforward. the current version of the file is extremely large.

 OK.  I'll start playing with it tomorrow.  Got to play gigs this
afternoon and evening.


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