Default theme (panel)

Lorenzo Sutton lorenzofsutton at
Tue Nov 29 10:30:16 CET 2011


On 29/11/2011 09:16, Andrzej wrote:
> One minor suggestion for the next release's default theme.
> I think the panel should look distinctly different from the rest of Gtk
> applications. It's not just for "better looking" - having a panel that
> looks like other applications is quite confusing, especially when the
> application windows are maximized.

Just an idea: maybe you could use a background image (could be a simple 
monochrome one or a gradient) with slightly - or very :) - differenct 
colors from your gtk theme.

My 2 cents.

> I normally dim the panel a bit using Panel/Appearance/Opacity settings
> or apply a greybird theme (not that I like it very much), which uses a
> dark theme for the panel.
> Perhaps the default Xfce theme could do the same?
> Andrzej
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