[Gtk-sharp-list] Embed Gtk+ theme into app
wolfgang at silbermayr.at
Fri Oct 4 06:34:31 UTC 2013
On 2013-10-03 22:42, Weston Weems wrote:
> Wow that worked almost perfectly... I had to track down windows version
> of some of the theme engines, the themes I was trying to use,
> utilized.... but aside from that it was good.
> Is there any rhyme or reason on how to help the theme engine locate
> resources like images and such? Some of these themes will do like a
> ./assets/toolbarbg.png or whatever...
Good to see that it helped.
I have not investigated this further, but I think you have to start from
the Icon* classes, like IconFactory, IconSource or IconTheme. I have,
however, not yet figured out the link that leads from Gtk.Rc towards the
> On Wed, Oct 2, 2013 at 12:05 AM, Wolfgang Silbermayr
> <wolfgang at silbermayr.at <mailto:wolfgang at silbermayr.at>> wrote:
> On 2013-10-01 19:05, Weston Weems wrote:
> > I'd like to embed a gtk+ theme, so I can effectively skin my app and
> > look the same way regardless of what default gtk+ theme is setup.
> > Is this something I can do? I've read people make comments of using
> > resource files etc... but I have yet to hear specific details on
> > or better yet an example.
> > Anyone have any pointers?
> You can deploy your own gtkrc file and load the data from there:
> string filename = "/the/path/to/my.gtkrc";
> or my preferred method: you include the gtkrc file as a resource inside
> your assembly:
> using (Stream stream =
> using (TextReader reader = new StreamReader(stream))
> Gtk.Rc.ParseString (reader.ReadToEnd());
> Hope this helps.
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