How about a dark GUI for TC?

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Re: How about a dark GUI for TC?

Post by *yiuimex » 2019-08-29, 02:30 UTC

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?

Post by *yanch » 2019-09-01, 19:07 UTC

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

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Re: How about a dark GUI for TC?

Post by *ghisler(Author) » 2019-09-02, 14:37 UTC

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?

Post by *kajmik01 » 2019-09-10, 11:19 UTC

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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Re: How about a dark GUI for TC?

Post by *BlueSky20008 » 2019-09-12, 09:14 UTC

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

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Re: How about a dark GUI for TC?

Post by *PoooMukkel » 2019-09-19, 18:55 UTC

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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Re: How about a dark GUI for TC?

Post by *ghisler(Author) » 2019-09-20, 13:36 UTC

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?

Post by *CoolWater » 2019-09-20, 13:53 UTC

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

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Re: How about a dark GUI for TC?

Post by *lezerogan2 » 2019-09-21, 06:30 UTC

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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Re: How about a dark GUI for TC?

Post by *petermad » 2019-09-21, 11:08 UTC

2lezerogan2
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.

Also see: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=52204
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Re: How about a dark GUI for TC?

Post by *ghisler(Author) » 2019-09-23, 13:43 UTC

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?

Post by *CoolWater » 2019-09-23, 14:37 UTC

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

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Re: How about a dark GUI for TC?

Post by *tuska » 2019-09-23, 14:52 UTC

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?

Post by *CoolWater » 2019-09-23, 17:16 UTC

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?

Post by *Erik-DJ » 2019-09-30, 19:02 UTC

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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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