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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8191041

Questionable Rendering of Disabled Text in Swing GTK L&F


    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: P3
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 9
    • Fix Version/s: 10
    • Component/s: client-libs
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      from this thread:
      > Hi All,
      > Last couple of days I've been trying to root out this bug -
      > https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openjdk-8/+bug/1729558 which
      > has resulted in poor looking rendering on my machine.
      > It turns out that the cause of this behavior is that Swing tries to do
      > its own magic disabled item rendering by turning the text white and
      > shifting it a pixel in each direction. I have no doubt there was
      > probably a good reason for this, however the file has remained
      > unchanged since its initial import in 2007! (Maybe someone from Oracle
      > can find out more)
      > Removing this code (patch attached) makes disabled menu items render
      > correctly in both light and dark GTK themes. Its completely trivial,
      > but I've nonetheless provided the patch for context. There is also
      > some adjacent code that references a metacity theme called "blueprint"
      > that also seems pre 2007 era, but I've left that in as I have no idea
      > of its context.
      > Appreciate if this change / bug could be reviewed & discussed. In the
      > meantime I will also forward it downstream to Ubuntu as this is where
      > I encountered it / affects my usage.
      > Thanks
      > Michael




            • Assignee:
              prr Philip Race
              prr Philip Race
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