Re: making tk and wx(python) prettier
On Mon, 4 Oct 2004 10:23:43 -0400, Matt Price <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I think I'm like most people in that, when I run "straight" x programs
> (for me this includds xpdf, acroread, and little scripts I've written
> or downloaded using Tk or wxPython) the output is aesthetically
> pretty unpleasing. THis doesn't really bother me, but I noticed when
> downoading one wxPython utility that the screenshots from MacOSX were
> gorgeous, while the program, when it ran on my Xfce4 desktop, was
> actually pretty hard to read on the screen. So I wondered whether I
> can set default display fonts and other settings to improve the look
> of these programs. Anyone know whether I'm asking the impossible?
To some extent. For programs like xpdf that use standard X resources
for various aspects of their display style, you can add something like
to your .Xdefaults/.Xresources file. I don't know if Tk or acroread
respect this, though. You might also try wm-specific settings.
Michael A. Marsh