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Dark theme vs system theme
« on: August 13, 2018, 06:13:38 pm »
When in ApplicationTheme: Dark SlickEdit handle system display changes better than when in System mode.
Whenever certain display attributes change, such as display scale (under Display->Scale and Layout), Slickedit in System mode will develop lots of display glitches and must get restarted to fix.

When Slickedit is in Dark mode though it handles this change just fine.

Anyone with a laptop with a high-dpi screen and and external monitor runs into this problem daily.

I'm guessing that this is because in Dark mode Slickedit does more custom controls/rendering than when in System mode - and it doesn't handle the necessary messages from Windows about the display attributes changing.

Add a "Light" theme that looks similar to "System", but does the custom rendering that "Dark" does so that Slick can handle display attributes changing.

Ideally, this would be done by adding the necessary parameters in <apptheme_profiles>,16007.msg61320.html#msg61320