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Re: making tk and wx(python) prettier

On Mon, 4 Oct 2004 10:23:43 -0400, Matt Price <matt.price@utoronto.ca> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> 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?

wxWidget (was wxWindows) on Debian use Gtk1.2 as backend, and if you
are running some Gtk2.x application you'll find noticeable
differences, like missing antialiasing of text and probably a
different Gtk theme...


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