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QGtkStyle Makes KDE Apps Fit in With GNOME

May 23, 2008, 12:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ryan Paul)

"Trolltech developer Jens Bache-Wiig is working on a new style engine for Qt that can leverage the user's default GTK+ theme. This will make it possible for Qt applications to optionally share the GNOME look and feel when they are running in the GNOME desktop environment.

"Qt has long had custom platform-specific styles that use native system theming APIs to provide a higher level of visual consistency on Windows and Mac OS X, but the toolkit has always drawn its own widgets on the Linux platform. The result is that mixing KDE and GNOME applications often results in an aesthetically confusing experience..."

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