[PD] UI developer volunteering to help - more suggestions

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Tue May 20 22:14:45 CEST 2008

Hmm, I can't reproduce this on Mac OS X 10.4.11/Intel with Pd- 
extended 0.40.3-20080517


On May 20, 2008, at 5:47 PM, João Pais wrote:

> apparently the color scheme gets renewed when Tk "grabs" a window.  
> if I change the scheme, and also something in the patch, when I try  
> to close and pd asks to discard changes the color scheme gets  
> updated (but only in the window that was "activated"). I guess it  
> might be possible to include a message in sys_gui to bang the  
> windows after a colorscheme message? or maybe to all open windows?
> João
>> On May 15, 2008, at 2:17 AM, João Pais wrote:
>>>>> A couple of weeks ago we also taked about the possibility of
>>>>> having user-defined color themes. I think that could be quite
>>>>> interesting, because you could have a brighter theme to work at
>>>>> home, a darker for concert/performance, etc. etc.  Hans told us
>>>>> where to find the color scheme, but I didn't find the Tk color
>>>>> codes yet (ok, I tried a bit, but not too much). A small applet
>>>>> to define the pd-colors would be great, but that's already too
>>>>> much to ask, there are probably more important stuff first.
>>>> Sounds useful, patches welcome!
>>> actually, if these settings could be controlled by pd itself, it
>>> would be quite easy to make a patch to manage these issues. or then
>>> just implement it on the interface's menus, maybe it makes more
>>> sense with the current pd structure.
>> you are exactly right, and luckily, it's already possible:
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