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NEED HELP, Trying to Change the Background in Portable Pidgin while using the Themes ###Partially Working###

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NEED HELP, Trying to Change the Background in Portable Pidgin while using the Themes ###Partially Working###

NEED HELP, Trying to Change the Background in Portable Pidgin while using the Themes

The Background show's up as brown.

This is from the forum topic:

The following is what I found and how I added a background image to my Pidgin Portable IM:
1. Start by finding the "gtkrc" file in the following directory: \PortableApps\PidginPortable\Data\settings

2. Open "gtkrc" with a text editor and add the following code:

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#The following line is the path where you choose to keep your background images: pixmap_path "./Data/settings/.purple/backgrounds"
style "my-blist" {
#The follwoing line is the name of your background image: bg_pixmap[NORMAL] = "NCC1701-5.png"
text[NORMAL] = "#ffffff"
#this makes the text white, if you want black, take this code: #text[NORMAL] = "#000000"
bg[NORMAL] = "#993300"
base[NORMAL] = "#993300"
GtkTreeView::odd_row_color = ""
GtkTreeView::even_row_color = ""
}
widget "*pidgin_blist_treeview" style "my-blist"
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The pixmap_path starts at the PidginPortable directory.
The text[NORMAL] line will change the font color of the buddy list categories, in my case I had to use white against my background, use this web site to change the #ffffff value to something to your liking if you are not actually going to use a background image:

Like I said I'm using the Pidgin Theme's ADD-On; either way their's not a gtkrc file in the

\PortableApps\PidginPortable\Data\settings

Directory, I've gotten it to work once before can't remember how...

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This is what I'm using when I'm getting a brown background:

#The following line is the path where you choose to keep your background images: pixmap_path "./PortableApps/PidginPortable/Data/settings/.purple/backgrounds "
style "my-blist" {
#The follwoing line is the name of your background image: bg_pixmap[NORMAL] = "bgknd.jpg"
text[NORMAL] = "#ffffff"
#this makes the text white, if you want black, take this code: #text[NORMAL] = "#000000"
bg[NORMAL] = "#993300"
base[NORMAL] = "#993300"
GtkTreeView::odd_row_color = ""
GtkTreeView::even_row_color = ""
}
widget "*pidgin_blist_treeview" style "my-blist"

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Thank You
-Matthew Edward Becker
meb@cmpwebdesign.com