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Offline Qube

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AGK Dark Theme... Finally \o/
« on: August 29, 2020, 02:41:54 AM »
As some of you may know I'm not a great fan of the latest versions of AGK / AGK Studio as every release after 2018-07-12 all suffered a big frame rate drop ( this includes AGK Studio and without the IDE open ). It's been reported a few times and I even wrote a small test to prove it on Win / Mac / Linux with many confirming it. Nothing has ever been done about it and unfortunately the super duper Vulkan renderer yields zero change on the 3 Mac's I've tried it on. Perhaps the Windows versions are different but I develop on MacOS so :P

One thing that's been annoying me is I mostly code at night, mostly ;D and prefer the dark themes to which AGK ( excluding Studio ) do not have. You can have a darker source code section but the surrounding GUI is still bright.

So before I get coding on the latest game comp I finally decided to see if the GUI side of the AGK IDE can be forced to a more darker appearance. After becoming an expert from a quick Google search I found that Geany ( the editor which AGK's older version is based on ) uses GTK 2.0 and thus opens things up to GNOME themes. So I found a dark one, slapped it into the Geany part of AGK and it worked \o/ - The icons are the same but I'm not fussed about changing those.

Finally I have AGK 2018-07-12 with a dark theme on MacOS ;D

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Re: AGK Dark Theme... Finally \o/
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2020, 04:38:04 AM »
Awesome. A "How to" would be great

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Re: AGK Dark Theme... Finally \o/
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2020, 07:23:19 AM »
https://www.syntaxbomb.com/index.php?topic=4232.0

Sometimes people already seem to have tackled it :D


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Re: AGK Dark Theme... Finally \o/
« Reply #3 on: August 29, 2020, 10:29:04 AM »
https://www.syntaxbomb.com/index.php?topic=4232.0

Sometimes people already seem to have tackled it :D


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Ron
Well that would have saved me some time :)) - I’ll stick this down as a happy personal achievement ;D
Mac mini ( 2018 / 2020 ), 3 GHz 6-Core Intel Core i5, 16 GB 2667 MHz DDR4, 1TB NVMe, eGPU Radeon Pro 580 8 GB, LG Ultragear 27GL83A-B 27 Inch
Commodore VIC-20, 1.1Mhz MOS 6502 CPU, 5KB RAM, VIC ( 6560 ) GPU

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