[Interest] Dark mode for other platforms

Oliver Wolff Oliver.Wolff at qt.io
Thu Oct 17 10:55:18 CEST 2019

On 16/10/2019 14:14, Allan Sandfeld Jensen wrote:
> On Wednesday, 16 October 2019 13:59:54 CEST Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
>> On 15/10/2019 13:46, Allan Sandfeld Jensen wrote:
>>> On Tuesday, 15 October 2019 11:58:42 CEST Vadim Peretokin wrote:
>>>> Hello!
>>>> I've noticed that Qt on macOS now automatically uses dark mode, and it
>>>> looks amazing
>>>> <https://www.mudlet.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/unknown.png>. My
>>>> question is: how can I enable this for Windows and Linux as well?
>>> Linux and Window have had such modes forever.
>> Well, I wouldn't say "forever" in the case of Windows. It only got a
>> dark mode theme exactly 1 year ago (October 2018.) Which is one month
>> *after* macOS 10.14 was released (September 2018.)
> Windows have had color schemes since at least Window95. It recently added a
> single button to switch the default white color scheme to a dark one, instead
> of selecting a dark on from a list of schemes, but the ability to change them
> has existed for 25 years if not more.

Please note that triggering "dark mode" is not the same as changing the 
color scheme in Windows 10. The dark mode switch did not replace color 
scheme support and behaves differently.


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