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Dark theme in Linux screws up Firefox 4.0, help with userContent.css file

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OS: Fedora 14 x86_64 / Gnome 2.3x Problem with: Firefox 4.0

Using dark gtk themes changes the background color of common form controls (input boxes, text boxes, radio buttons, etc...) into the same dark color used in the theme, so you end up with dark controls with black text, which makes them unreadable.

While searching I found that there's a way to make Firefox override the system colors, and that is by creating a userContent.cs file.

Here's the userContent.css file:

===============

body {

background-attachment: scroll !important;

}

input {

border: 2px inset white;

background-color: white;

color: black;

-moz-appearance: none !important;

}

textarea {

border: 2px inset white;

background-color: white;

color: black;

-moz-appearance: none !important;

}

select {

border: 2px inset white;

background-color: white;

color: black;

-moz-appearance: none !important;

}

input[type="radio"],

input[type="checkbox"] {

border: 2px inset white ! important;

background-color: white ! important;

color: ThreeDFace ! important;

-moz-appearance: none !important;

}

.*|*::-moz-radio {

background-color: white;

-moz-appearance: none !important;

}

button, input[type="reset"], input[type="button"], input[type="submit"] {

border: 2px outset white;

background-color: #eeeeee;

color: black;

-moz-appearance: none !important;

}

body {

background-color: white;

color: black;

display: block;

margin: 8px;

-moz-appearance: none !important;

}

===============

This css code fixes text boxes, input boxes, etc... but I still have dark radio buttons, dark check boxes, and dark drop down menus, does anyone know what might be causing this problem?


Examples: http://i901.photobucket.com/albums/ac211/0xGFX007/001.png

http://i901.photobucket.com/albums/ac211/0xGFX007/002.png

All Replies (2)

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Try to ask in this mozillaZine forum thread about "Fx4 .css tweaks":

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FWIW, an alternative to going back to a light theme for whatever reason: there is a theme with several variations called "Shiki-Colors", in which only half of the stuff is dark.