[mythtv-users] Appearance problem

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Mon Dec 1 19:31:39 UTC 2008

On Dec 1, 2008, at 11:21 AM, Isaac Wingfield wrote:

> I have a working MythBuntu box, and I sometimes use MythFrontend on  
> my OS X Mac to view the content. Both work fine, but there's a  
> readability problem that I can't figure out how to fix.
> Both frontends use the "Iulius" theme, and for most things, the  
> appearance of both is very similar. However, when I try to do some  
> setup, Utilities/Setup/Appearance for example, on the MythBuntu box,  
> the text entry boxes have white text on a blue background (which is  
> fine), while the MythFrontend on my Mac has white letters on a  
> *white* background -- nearly impossible to read. I tried choosing a  
> couple of different themes, but it seems that the setup pages are  
> always the same, except for the background, which changes to match  
> the selected theme.
> Now I suppose this is something that could be adjusted if I knew  
> which XML file to tweak, but after some looking at the files in the  
> application package (on the Mac), I cannot find anything that looks  
> promising.
> Can anyone point me to the proper file to tweak?

Utilities/Seup>Setup>Appearance>QT Style. Change it to something like  

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