White border around Firefox URL and Search bars

Reported by Bradley Nampel on 2010-07-24
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
AirLines
High
François Vogelweith

Bug Description

Themes, especially dark ones, do not always play nicely with Firefox. Except for Balanzan, all Bisigi themes have this small bug. Firefox's URL bar and search bar have a white border around them. I have included a screen shot of the bug.

When trying to find a fix, I was digging around in the gtkrc of Ambiance, the Ubuntu default theme, to find out why it wasn't affected. I found the following piece of code (including the comment) that fixes the problem:

        # The following line hints to gecko (and possibly other applications)
 # that the entry should be drawn transparently on the canvas.
 # Without this, gecko will fill in the background of the entry.
 GtkEntry::honors-transparent-bg-hint = 1

I think this line of code should be added to all of your themes to make them even better than they already are. Thanks for such great work!

Bradley Nampel (bnampel) wrote :
Changed in airlines:
assignee: nobody → François Vogelweith (zgegball)
status: New → Confirmed
François Vogelweith (f-bisigi) wrote :

thanks for the report, and for the fix....
This line will be added in the next release of each theme

Changed in airlines:
importance: Undecided → High
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