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a dark theme option

Discussion in 'XenForo Suggestions' started by dieketzer, Nov 21, 2010.

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  1. dieketzer

    dieketzer Well-Known Member

    it would be great if by default a dark theme shipped with xenforo.
    sure, many people will say 'just use the style editor', and i have. but there are issues that i have encountered that have made this such an annoying task; gradients that look terrible on a dark theme hidden everywhere, shadow css that is difficult to find and looks terrible on a dark theme, classes like '@darker' that actually mean 'lighter' on a dark theme, and so on.
    it sure would be great to have a dark default to base further dark styles on.
     
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  2. krstep

    krstep Active Member

    I think the theme should stay just as it is. If you want a dark one you can easily make it with the color palette.
     
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  3. dieketzer

    dieketzer Well-Known Member

    i am obviously referring to a dark theme OPTION as stated in the title.
    and no, the default theme is not so easily recoloured dark, and not at all using only the colour palette.

    youve obviously never tried.
     
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  4. anotheralias

    anotheralias Well-Known Member

    I know what you mean dieketzer. Inverting the colors is kind of like a photo negative. It just looks weird.
     
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  5. T3G Silas

    T3G Silas Active Member

    I think a dark option would be nice to have as well.
     
  6. Azofan

    Azofan Member

    +1, please do this at some point :/
     
  7. AndyB

    AndyB Well-Known Member

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