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Re: Custom GTK+ scrollbars
I am still not a fan of overlays (but not enough to uninstall them.. yet).
I like gmail's relatively new, fat scrollbars. I have attached a screenshot.
On Sun, Oct 28, 2012 at 12:12 PM, Daniel Foré <daniel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:
> 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*.*
> email@example.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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