Riccardo Mottola via macports-users <email@example.com> writes:
> Question: GIMP works quite fine, but compared to the official build I
> got on the website (which is for 10.6 and up though), in our version all
> controls look like GTK on X11, while in the other one they look more
> mac-like, some look being even native.
> Is this a difference of OS? GTK? build setting? a GTK theme?
I have compared the current Macports build of Gimp with +quartz and the one
downloaded from gimp.org. They look mostly the same but they are slightly
The Macports one has old-fashioned rounded buttons with big round corners
(almost half circles). The downloaded one has the more modern buttons with tiny
AFAIK, the GIMP UI is completely based on GTK. The look-and-feel should depend
on the theme. I think the look-and-feel is emulated, and does not use the
native MacOS widgets. But I have the same theme in both cases (Default). I
looked in the theme directory and they are equal. So maybe it comes down to a
different GTK implementation.
Piet van Oostrum <pie...@vanoostrum.org>
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