[Gambas-user] How Gambas determine if the desktop is dark?

Benoît Minisini g4mba5 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 6 16:23:07 CEST 2020

Le 06/07/2020 à 15:45, Martin Belmonte a écrit :
> Hi,
> What method uses Gambas to determine if the desktop theme is dark or light?
> I try to find out so that the programs I made with Gambas adapt to the 
> desktop in other aspects beyond the standard icons and the color of the 
> text.
> Specifically I use paint to draw by code the images that I will show in 
> drawing tools.
> Regards.
> Martín.

The Application.DarkTheme property is TRUE if:

- The luminance of the default background color is lower or equal than 50%.

- Or if the GB_GUI_DARK_THEME environment variable is set to an integer 
number different from zero.


Benoît Minisini

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