[mythtv-users] mythtv-users Digest, Vol 69, Issue 7

Isaac Wingfield isw at witzend.com
Mon Dec 1 23:48:04 UTC 2008

On Dec 1, 2008, at 2:03 PM, mythtv-users-request at mythtv.org wrote:
> Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2008 11:31:39 -0800
> From: Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com>
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Appearance problem
> To: Discussion about mythtv <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> Message-ID: <7828D799-61C9-4E93-8545-E1C383EE6AE8 at dermanouelian.com>
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> 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
> "Windows".

Did the trick; thanks.


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