How about a dark GUI for TC?

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Re: How about a dark GUI for TC?

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ghisler(Author) wrote:
2019-04-15, 13:51 UTC
In principle, yes. But colors in controls can not be changed, they are part of the current theme.
you must not use System Theme Color locate at HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Colors
as i say there are 2 API Function

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/desktop/api/winuser/nf-winuser-getsyscolor
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/desktop/api/winuser/nf-winuser-setsyscolors

it work for all Apps but only as long as User is login. after re-login OS load default so Registry is not change !
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2019-04-15, 13:51 UTC
The only alternative would be 100% owner-drawn control like the Windows apps use.
i agree ... lot of work

when using Ownerdraw you still can react on visual Style / Effekt and paint what you want.
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Re: How about a dark GUI for TC?

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Waited for years. It will be super feature for me. Win 8.1x64.

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Unfortunately it will only work on Windows 10 because only here Microsoft added the necessary functions.
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Re: How about a dark GUI for TC?

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I'll be glad for the dark TC GUI, I used dark GUI in Windows10 so I will have a unified style.

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Hope to see beta build for Dark Mode. Of cause this feature is only available on Windows 10

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I'm also looking forward to the Dark Mode because I use Dark Mode for Windows 10 1903 already. TC in Dark Mode would be very nice. :)

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Yes it is - I have been using it in dark mode for the last few weeks to find remaining errors, and it works well so far.
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Re: How about a dark GUI for TC?

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Sounds great :-) So next week the public beta test will start? ;-)

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Can anybody tell me, what is the page url to download (when it will available) a TC beta test version? Is it in TC site menu?

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Can anybody tell me, what is the page url to download
It is usually announced in the top of the Total Commander (English) part of the forum.

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Sounds great :-) So next week the public beta test will start?
I cannot say yet. I'm currently still fixing bugs reported here in the forum. Each bug report causes another delay between a few hours or a few days..
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Re: How about a dark GUI for TC?

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Thanks for the feedback :) So we have to be patient...

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Re: How about a dark GUI for TC?

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CoolWater wrote:
2019-09-23, 14:37 UTC
So we have to be patient...
ghisler(Author) 30.05.2019 11:06 wrote:
2019-05-30, 09:06 UTC
Total Commander 9.50 ... The beta test will start here in the forum in a few weeks.
It can only be a few more weeks. :D

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Re: How about a dark GUI for TC?

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Hehe, yeah but ghisler stated here https://ghisler.ch/board/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=53622#p358755
"... soon" :-D :-D

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Re: How about a dark GUI for TC?

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Hi Christian, I'm trying to adapt the dark-theme (win10.1903) on my own Delphi/Lazarus win32 software, but with no success. I'm not able to translate the example from Github (ysc3839/win32-darkmode) to Pascal (link on previous page of this forum-topic). Can you provide me with a simple Delphi/Lazarus example? Thanks!
And of course I'm thrilled to test TC 9.5 beta :)

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