Saturday, August 4, 2012

How to change Pidgin colors in the IRC chat window nickname list

You can find examples on how to change backround and foreground colors for different Pidgin widgets here:


If you want to change the nickname list in IRC chat windows, you need to do this, which is not documented there:

style "blackbackground"
    base[NORMAL]   = "#000000"

widget "*pidgin_conv_userlist" style "blackbackground"

And here are the relevant bug report and code change.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

So this is why radio buttons are called radio buttons!

Radio buttons are called that because of... radio buttons???