[pygtk] gtk.ProgressBar color
john.stowers.lists at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 14:49:10 WST 2012
On Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 8:15 PM, Robert Pinsky <rpinsky at imsco-us.com> wrote:
> John, I tried the modify_bg call as follows:
> self.pbar.modify_bg(gtk.STATE_PRELIGHT, self.pbar.get_colormap().alloc_color("yellow"))
> It accepted the command, but did not actually change the color. (I saw a comment in q_use_statusicon.py file you sent me that says "This does not work for certain gtk/gnome themes". That sure is disappointing. Is there a setting change I can make to the theme to make it work?
Not really, otherwise theme authors would then request a setting to
always make their themes work... That is why it is best to write
widgets oneself, to guarantee the appearance.
> I have not heard of cairo. Can you give me an example of cairo code? Perhaps some code fragment that I can modify into a progress bar with text?
Here are two comprehensive examples
Such a widget shouldn't take you more than a few hours.
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