[Ardour-Dev] A3 background colours on faders etc.
phdemartin at gmail.com
Sun Mar 17 16:26:48 PDT 2013
Could you post a screen shot please
2013/3/17 John Rigg <ardev3 at jrigg.co.uk>
> On Sun, Mar 17, 2013 at 05:43:44PM +0000, John Rigg wrote:
> > On Sun, Mar 17, 2013 at 05:04:28PM +0000, John Rigg wrote:
> > > I'm having problems with eye strain working in Ardour 3 due to the low
> contrast between the gray
> > > backgrounds on faders, clocks, plugin areas etc. and what appears on
> the foregrounds. Some of
> > > these can be changed in the theme manager, but others can't. Is it
> possible to edit a file
> > > to change all these backgrounds from mid-gray to black? If I have to
> hard code it and recompile,
> > > that's an acceptable solution to me.
> > >
> > > To save time is anyone able to point me towards which files need
> > >
> > > BTW I have a colour blind colleague who finds this to be a worse
> problem than I do. He doesn't
> > > have the same problem with Ardour 2.
> > After poking around in the source code I think I can alter this to my
> requirements. The comments
> > about low contrast and eye strain when working long hours still stand
> though. Maybe a "Darker"
> > theme could be provided in addition to the existing Light and Dark ones,
> with black backgrounds
> > as in Ardour2 (or even 0.99 ;-).
> I got it to look like a more sophisticated version of 0.99 just by
> changing line 10 in
> gtk2_ardour/ardour3_ui_dark.rc.in and recompiling.
> #@color bg #54555d
> Changed to:
> #@color bg #000000
> It would need further tweaking to make it more usable, but I think it
> looks kind of cool.
> It's probably not to everyone's taste, but at least the fader backgrounds
> are now black :-)
> ardour-dev mailing list
> ardour-dev at lists.ardour.org
Mail: phdemartin at gmail.com
tel: +56 32 277 20 53
Cel: +56 9 9 278 28 68
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the Ardour-Dev