Jump to content
The Dark Mod Forums

Recommended Posts

Now that Windows has (finally) implemented a dark mode is it possible to integrate that into Dark Radiant?

 

A lot of my mapping is usually done late at night and the bright white background of dark radiant is quite blinding, now that Windows has a dark mode it's even more noticeable. If it's not possible to integrate the windows version of this is it possible to theme or change the white areas of DR to be much darker?

 

Here is a comparison shot between DR and the new dark mode explorer

 

ftXG8wj.png

 

And here is my very quick paint mockup of what DR could look like

TxgV7ur.png

  • Like 3
Link to post
Share on other sites

As far as I can see, the wxWidgets toolkit doesn't allow for much (if any) explicit control over theming, but just tries to emulate the native platform theme.

 

So the question is, which version of wxWidgets is going to support the Windows dark theme. It seems the the latest release is introducing initial support the dark theme on macOS, but I don't see any mention of Windows. Maybe this is already supported in an older release (but still newer than the one DR is currently using), but it's also possible that they haven't addressed Windows at all yet.

Link to post
Share on other sites

I am using f.lux for quiet a while now, which may be of help until something changes in that regards (if it changes, of course). Although I have to admit that besides the practical reasons the dark look definetely has something to it.

  • Like 1

FM's: Builder Roads, Old Habits, Old Habits Rebuild

WIP's: Several. Although after playing Thief 4 I really wanna make a city mission.

Mapping and Scripting: Apples and Peaches

Sculptris Models and Tutorials: Obsttortes Models

My wiki articles: Obstipedia

Texture Blending in DR: DR ASE Blend Exporter

Link to post
Share on other sites

I am using f.lux for quiet a while now, which may be of help until something changes in that regards (if it changes, of course). Although I have to admit that besides the practical reasons the dark look definetely has something to it.

 

I definitely second this. I've been using f.lux for years now and it definitely helps reduce eyesores when on the computer at night.

 

FMs: A Good Neighbor

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 1 year later...

Late but has anything changed in this regard? As of this year, I've become quite photosensitive, and white screens viewed
for a while tend to cause migraines. I'd love it if this was possible now. I already use the black image method, but would
be great to get all the white windows into grey or dark mode. 

I have an eclectic YouTube channel making videos on a variety of games. Come and have look here:

https://www.youtube.com/c/NeonsStyleHD

 

Dark Mod Missions: Briarwood Manor - available here or in game

http://forums.thedarkmod.com/topic/18980-fan-mission-briarwood-manor-by-neonsstyle-first-mission-6082017-update-16/

 

 

Link to post
Share on other sites

Nothing new to report. I did a quick google recently, but this didn't produce anything useful - from what I've read it's the Windows controls themselves that don't support a dark theme, it's only implemented in some of the modern apps like the calculator.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...