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Nearly unreadable properties in Qt Creator Flat Dark theme



  • Some property fields are nearly unreadable in Flat Dark theme.
    As the image shows, X and Y look good, but W and H have almost no contrast between the text and background. They become readable if I select the field, but this tedious. Is there a setting I can tweak?

    flat-dark-mode.png

    I've tried the other dark themes and the field text seems OK but I like Flat Dark the most, except for this one thing.

    Qt Creator 4.13.2
    Based on Qt 5.15.1 (GCC 5.3.1 20160406 (Red Hat 5.3.1-6), 64 bit)
    Built on Oct 1 2020 01:18:42
    From revision 2ee1af2032
    Enterprise Features: Enabled

    on Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS

    Thanks,
    -chris



  • you can change the colors in the theme - for me on mac the location is /Resources/themes/flat-dark.creatortheme

    the color you want to change is - #1d545c It appears in a few locations and probably you want to change all of them to your preferred color to have a consistent UI.



  • @BrookCronin Thanks!
    I changed DSinteraction=ff1d545c to DSinteraction=ff4d848c and it looks a lot better to me.

    The file on my Ubuntu 20.04.1 is in <qt-dir>/Tools/QtCreator/share/qtcreator/themes/flat-dark.creatortheme.


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