Bug#770760: caja: filename font color does not always get picked up from theme

Mike Gabriel mike.gabriel at das-netzwerkteam.de
Tue Nov 25 15:16:03 UTC 2014

Control: forwarded -1 https://github.com/mate-desktop/caja/issues/351

Hi Ayke,

On  So 23 Nov 2014 21:34:55 CET, Ayke van Laethem wrote:

> Package: caja
> Version: 1.8.2-1
> Severity: minor
> Dear Maintainer,
> The font color of filenames in the directory listing of caja sometimes do not
> get applied as they should according to the theme.
> A few cases in which I have seen this happening:
>   * When the BlackMATE theme has been applied. The filename font  
> color is still
>     black on the dark background, making the filenames harder to  
> read (see the
>     attached screenshot).
>   * When switching from BlackMATE to a lighter theme. The filenames become
>     light and thus barely readable on the white background. This is resolved
>     with a restart of caja.
> Strangely, this only happens in the 'icons' and 'compact' display  
> type, not in
> the 'list' display type. Switching from the 'icons' to the 'list' and back to
> the 'icons' type makes the filenames the right color (light gray or white).
> The 'High Contrast Inverse' theme doesn't have this problem.
> (I know this could be a mate-themes bug but as the right color does  
> get applied
> under certain conditions, it seems like caja is messing up somewhere).

I have forwarded this issue to the MATE upstream bug tracking system  
on Github.



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