Installing Dark Theme

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usbhub
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Installing Dark Theme

Postby usbhub » Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:09 pm

Hello,
I hope I'm in the right subforum :?

I''m trying to install the dark theme, but I only find old threads (0.16 and older) about it. Is there any installation instruction for it on new versions? I found the information, that you can do it in the preferences, but I find nothing in my preferences menu…

Maybe a wiki article would be a good idea, maybe I'm not the only user with this problem.

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Re: Installing Dark Theme

Postby vocx » Sat Jan 18, 2020 12:03 am

usbhub wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:09 pm
...Is there any installation instruction for it on new versions?...
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Re: Installing Dark Theme

Postby usbhub » Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:20 pm

vocx wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 12:03 am
usbhub wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:09 pm
...Is there any installation instruction for it on new versions?...
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I didn't name my special version, because that was more a general request about an installation "manual", so I didn't posted my version, but here is my:

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OS: Linux Mint 19
Word size of OS: 64-bit
Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit
Version: 0.18.4.
Build type: Release
Python version: 2.7.15+
Qt version: 5.9.5
Coin version: 4.0.0a
OCC version: 7.3.0
Locale: German/Germany (de_DE)
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Re: Installing Dark Theme

Postby triplus » Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:26 pm

Look under Edit -> Preferences ... -> General -> Style sheet. There should be a couple of FreeCAD themes listed there.
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Re: Installing Dark Theme

Postby usbhub » Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:40 pm

triplus wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:26 pm
Look under Edit -> Preferences ... -> General -> Style sheet. There should be a couple of FreeCAD themes listed there.
Ah, I looked under Display :?
Maybe it would make sence to change that, because the theme is more part of the display I think.
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Re: Installing Dark Theme

Postby triplus » Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:46 pm

usbhub wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:40 pm
Ah, I looked under Display :?
Good to hear you sorted it out.
Maybe it would make sence to change that, because the theme is more part of the display I think.
Display section focuses more on the 3D viewport.
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Re: Installing Dark Theme

Postby vocx » Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:32 am

usbhub wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:20 pm
Python version: 2.7.15+
Qt version: 5.9.5
Python 2 is obsolete. You need to be using Python 3 with Qt 5.

Install the Python 3 version of FreeCAD.
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Re: Installing Dark Theme

Postby triplus » Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:53 pm

FreeCAD 0.18 is i guess still considered to be Py2/Py3 compatible. Therefore no special need to worry about it, as long as everything is working fine.