Author Topic: Codeblocks locked in light theme (Win10)  (Read 849 times)

Offline capmalo

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Codeblocks locked in light theme (Win10)
« on: February 19, 2019, 08:43:29 am »
Hi everyone !

I heard that codeblocks uses the default parameters of the OS, but my codeblocks doesnt want to go in dark, it's locked in white even if windows is in dark theme (not a custom one, official win10 dark theme).

I can change editor color using a theme but not the entire IDE.

Is there a way to do that ?

I tried with 17.12 and the lastest nightly but same problem.

Thx for the help !

Offline BlueHazzard

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Re: Codeblocks locked in light theme (Win10)
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2019, 10:51:15 am »
Have you tried any other wxWidgets application? Does the same thing happens?

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Re: Codeblocks locked in light theme (Win10)
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2019, 07:26:57 pm »
Or any other win32 application. Are they dark?
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Offline mxthevs

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Re: Codeblocks locked in light theme (Win10)
« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2019, 01:36:09 am »
I'm experiencing the same issue.

I'm using the official Windows 10 Dark theme and all the standard Windows applications are dark. I can change the editor theme but I cannot find a way to make C::B (17.12) enviroment dark though. :(

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Re: Codeblocks locked in light theme (Win10)
« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2019, 11:11:23 am »
What do you mean by standard windows applications? Is notepad.exe dark?
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Re: Codeblocks locked in light theme (Win10)
« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2019, 06:57:13 pm »
Windows dark theme/light theme only applies to applications that use Microsoft's UWP toolkit.  Trying to use dark theme in a standard winapi application is not supported at this time.  See here for more.
« Last Edit: February 24, 2019, 07:13:17 pm by New Pagodi »