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Re: Custom GTK+ scrollbars


Ah yes the current overlay scrollbars are indeed ugly haha. Who you want to
contact about the way to do this is probably Andrea Cimitan (*andrea*.*
cimitan*@canonical.com) who did Ubuntu's scrollbars. He would probably know
the best place to start regarding how to implement such a thing.

On Sun, Oct 28, 2012 at 10:07 AM, Paul Aspradakis <paul.aspras@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> Hey everyone, I am new here and I would like to bring this to everyones
> attention. Being a minimalist and a perfectionist on top I can't help but
> notice how ugly the scrollbars look as opposed to the rest of the elements
> of the window.
> Setting the width of the scrollbar aside the main culprit is in my opinion
> the fixed white background, here <http://i.imgur.com/X7qmA.png> is a
> mockup of what an ideal scrollbar could look like.
> Now someone on #elementary mentioned that if possible at all this would
> require GTK+ itself to be patched so I thought I'd put this here to get
> some feedback by developers. If this can be done and everyone agrees I'd be
> more than happy to work on it myself.
> P.S: I am a windows developer and have never worked in an open source
> project like this so forgive me if this is in the wrong place.
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Best Regards,

Daniel Foré


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