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Offline babouk

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The ultimate Pekwm-Theming Thread …
« on: 26. January 2015, 16:28:27 »
The ultimate Pekwm-Theming Thread …

about:
-basics
-where to get themes
-share your own themes
-tips on how to edit a theme

Would be nice to collect lots of own themes and ideas around theming pekwm …
 :)

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A FEW BASICS:

Pekwm Wiki:
https://www.pekwm.org/files/pekwm/doc/0.1.12/html/config/theme.html

Where to place new themes?
unpack the theme to ...

as user (prefered):
~/.pekwm/themes

globaly:
/usr/share/pekwm/themes


WHERE TO GET THEMES

Boxlook
http://box-look.org/index.php?xcontentmode=7403

DeviantArt
http://www.deviantart.com/browse/all/?q=pekwm+theme

CustomizeOrg
http://customize.org/browse/tags/pekwm

HOW TO EDIT A THEME

a good way to start is, to edit an existing theme

in the theme-folder

~/.pekwm/themes/[name of theme]

we usually find:

- a file called 'theme' which is a textfile where we can edit
   font
   color
   size of the menu, bars etc ...

- some .png images which can be edited (or created) with gimp








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Re: The ultimate Pekwm-Theming Thread …
« Reply #1 on: 26. January 2015, 17:05:48 »
To make a start - Here is one of my modifications to an existing pekwm-theme

The original theme is called 'Lucid' by lyrae
http://thrynk.deviantart.com/art/Lucid-Pekwm-81842083

I modified it a bit ...
- changed colors to a darker grey
- changed font-colors to orange
- added arrows to menu (.png)
- modified the workspaceindicator look

I call it Lucid Dark
It can be found on Box-Look.org:
http://box-look.org/content/show.php/Ludid+Dark?content=168721


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Re: The ultimate Pekwm-Theming Thread …
« Reply #2 on: 27. January 2015, 16:17:35 »
 8) nice good information
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Re: The ultimate Pekwm-Theming Thread …
« Reply #3 on: 27. January 2015, 22:45:47 »
Thanx rydhwan!
 :)

... and I have a general question about modifying a theme:

In some themes (e.g. manjaro-greenbars-light) there is some space between menu and submenu.

I would like to implement this in the theme 'Lucid dark' from my second post ...  :D
Does anybody know how to achieve this?