[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#525510: Bug#525510: fontforge: Pale cyan background not good for the eyes

Eugeniy Meshcheryakov eugen at debian.org
Sat Apr 25 14:28:16 UTC 2009


It is already possible to change color of fontforge windows.
Put for example this line into ~/.Xdefaults:
Gdraw.Background: rgb(70%,70%,70%)

This should give gray color.

You may need to restart X or run "xrdb -merge ~/.Xdefaults" after
editing the file.

25 квітня 2009 о 11:13 +0700 Theppitak Karoonboonyanan написав(-ла):
> Package: fontforge
> Version: 0.0.20090408-1
> Severity: wishlist
> The new fontforge is great, with neat anti-alias drawings.
> However, my eyes appear to be a little color-blind after working with it
> for a while. The pale cyan, yet almost white, background makes me see all
> white backgrounds in other windows as pink.
> While pale cyan background may be considered better for the eyes than the
> bright white (I don't know the real reason behind the color choosing, just a
> pure guess), I think it's better to use gray colors than eye-deceiving ones.
> Or alternatively, it might be nice to be able to choose the background color.
> -- System Information:
> Debian Release: squeeze/sid
>   APT prefers unstable
>   APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
> Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
> Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-2-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
> Locale: LANG=th_TH.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=th_TH.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
> Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
> Versions of packages fontforge depends on:
> ii  libc6                  2.9-7             GNU C Library: Shared libraries
> ii  libcairo2              1.8.6-2+b1        The Cairo 2D vector graphics libra
> ii  libfontconfig1         2.6.0-3           generic font configuration library
> ii  libfontforge1          0.0.20090408-1    runtime library for FontForge
> ii  libfreetype6           2.3.9-4.1         FreeType 2 font engine, shared lib
> ii  libgdraw4              0.0.20090408-1    runtime library for FontForge
> ii  libgif4                4.1.6-6           library for GIF images (library)
> ii  libglib2.0-0           2.20.1-1          The GLib library of C routines
> ii  libice6                2:1.0.5-1         X11 Inter-Client Exchange library
> ii  libjpeg62              6b-14             The Independent JPEG Group's JPEG 
> ii  libpango1.0-0          1.24.0-3+b1       Layout and rendering of internatio
> ii  libpng12-0             1.2.35-1          PNG library - runtime
> ii  libsm6                 2:1.1.0-2         X11 Session Management library
> ii  libspiro0              20071029-2        a library for curve design
> ii  libtiff4               3.8.2-11          Tag Image File Format (TIFF) libra
> ii  libuninameslist0       0.0.20080409-1    a library of Unicode annotation da
> ii  libx11-6               2:1.2.1-1thep1    X11 client-side library
> ii  libxft2                2.1.13-3          FreeType-based font drawing librar
> ii  libxml2                2.7.3.dfsg-1      GNOME XML library
> ii  python2.5              2.5.4-1           An interactive high-level object-o
> ii  zlib1g                 1: compression library - runtime
> fontforge recommends no packages.
> Versions of packages fontforge suggests:
> pn  autotrace                     <none>     (no description available)
> pn  fontforge-doc                 <none>     (no description available)
> pn  fontforge-extras              <none>     (no description available)
> pn  potrace                       <none>     (no description available)
> pn  python-fontforge              <none>     (no description available)
> -- no debconf information
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