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Re: Treeviews: changing the color of column headers




I've done this in Gtk2. I don't have my laptop and old code handy
right now, but from memory:

- create a label
- set_markup() on the label, and set your colour(s) in there
- use TreeViewColumn.set_widget() to override the default label

If you can't get it working, post again and I'll go and dig out the
old ( perl ) code that I used.

Dan

On Sun, Jun 14, 2015 at 7:55 AM, Stefan Salewski <mail@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sat, 2015-06-13 at 20:43 +0200, Stefan Salewski wrote:
>> On Tue, 2015-06-09 at 08:54 +0200, Juan L. Freniche wrote:
>> > I am trying to change the color of the column headers of a treeview,
>> > with no sucess at all.
>>
>> It is funny that currently many people try to change default colors of
>> GTK widgets. Of course generally that is not a good idea -- common sense
>> is to give users their default styles. Of course, for special
>> applications that may be OK. For tree view headers, I can remember that
>> I tried to chance something style related, and it worked after I added a
>> custom label widget as header text. See
>>
>> http://www.daa.com.au/pipermail/pygtk/2009-February/016601.html
>>
>> > Try using a custom widget for the header using
>> > TreeViewColumn.set_widget()
>>
>
> Sorry, have not been able to get it working with GTK2. I tried to put a
> label in a column header and change the color of the label with
> gtk_widget_modify_bg(label, GTK_STATE_NORMAL, &color). But it seems to
> have no effect. Maybe it would work for GTK3, there we have
> gtk_widget_override_color().
>
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