Backwater

GTK3 Themes

Source (link to git-repo or to original if based on someone elses unmodified work): https://github.com/vlastavesely/raleigh-reloaded

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Description:

A simple theme for GTK2 and GTK3 with dull borders.

Theme files are based on:
* raleigh-reloaded
* Solaris Colours
* BellePintosGrande
* OneStepBack

Please let me know if anything doesn't look right in a specific application and I will try to fix it.

Last changelog:

v0.4 6 months ago

Fixed scrollbar in Firefox
Minor appearance updates (Also simpler to customize, less color definitions required as more elements are now using "shade")
Fixed Midnight theme

* Small update v0.4.1 *
Set scrollbar trough to gray in Backwater-Dim theme

xmrdo

3 months ago

works fine

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krig

4 months ago

A nice alternative to modern looking themes here :)

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endegraaf

6 months ago

+Love the color, thanks!

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intro18

6 months ago

+

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xj09

6 months ago

+

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intro18

9 months ago

Thanks for Backwater Midnight!

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anthk

9 months ago

Looks great. BTW, could you adapt the backwater_dim theme so it has a Metal look? Java2 theme.
http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~cs3283/ftp/Java/swingConnect/friends/brokat/main_metal.gif
Your current theme already works great with the ICEWM theme, but with that tiny change to the scrollbar (GTK2/GTK3) it would be amazing.

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ison

9 months ago

Thanks. I'd love to help with that. I'll definitely give it a shot some time this weekend.

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ison

9 months ago

Alright, there's a version up in extra.tar.gz. Let me know what you think, and if it needs any changes.

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anthk

9 months ago

Looks nice, but the pointy look on scrollbars seems very tiny under a 1920x1080 resolution. I had to scale them to 2X.

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anthk

9 months ago

Also I miss the shaded selections of the IceWM look on menus, but I woudn't like to burn you :)
Full java2 theme is complex and the tabs are really odd, too.
https://www.gnome-look.org/content/show.php/?content=156793

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ison

9 months ago

It's fine. I have fun doing it.
I'll add those changes, and also see if I can do anything about GTK2, but I couldn't find a way to tile the scrollbar pattern.
Also both of the screenshot links you posted the scrollbar pattern looks a bit different. In the first one it seems like the bumps are coming out, but in the second one it looks like they're going in. Which do you prefer?

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anthk

9 months ago

The bumps in the original came out:
http://groups.csail.mit.edu/graphics/classes/6.831/handouts/ps0/ps0-0.png

Thanks for your work, again. Java 1.4's Metal look is one of the most usable themes ever.

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ison

9 months ago

There is a new version out with a lot of widgit improvements. I put a new demo of the metal theme inside backwater-dim. Just edit the file gtk-3.0/gtk.css and change "widgets.css" to "widgets_metal.css" to activate it.
It's really tricky to get the scrollbar to look right. I almost wonder if you'd be better off just starting a whole new theme for it.

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gpyra

10 months ago

Moar oldschool

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coordinatorlvv

11 months ago

Great old school lightweight theme. Thank you)

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v0.4 6 months ago

Fixed scrollbar in Firefox
Minor appearance updates (Also simpler to customize, less color definitions required as more elements are now using "shade")
Fixed Midnight theme

* Small update v0.4.1 *
Set scrollbar trough to gray in Backwater-Dim theme

v0.3 9 months ago

Much improved widgits.
Big thanks to the creator of raleigh-reloaded which was used as an example for how to fix a lot of issues with this version.

v0.2 10 months ago

Improved consistency in border colors. Improved midnight theme.

v0.1 11 months ago

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