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How to disable dark mode

asked 2020-05-13 12:09:22 +0000

esdeka gravatar image

updated 2020-05-14 15:51:23 +0000

Just updated to Wireshark Version 3.2.3 (v3.2.3-0-gf39b50865a13) on macOS Mojave and the dark theme seems to sync with the OS dark mode (which is not necessarily a bad thing)
However I would like to keep my OS setting on dark mode but Wireshark on light. Is there a way to toggle it manually?
Usually programs with dark theme support have a toggle somewhere

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answered 2020-05-13 18:11:01 +0000

Chuckc gravatar image

Status from earlier this year.
The feature request is still open.

In the code it looks like it is determined from the operating system:

// If our window text is lighter than the window background, assume the theme is dark.
QPalette gui_pal = qApp->palette();
prefs_set_gui_theme_is_dark(gui_pal.windowText().color().value() > gui_pal.window().color().value());

Are you looking for a preference to over ride this?

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Indeed bubbasnmp, I'll update my initial question to be clear

esdeka gravatar imageesdeka ( 2020-05-14 15:46:19 +0000 )edit

Can you add a comment to the feature request on Bugzilla? Maybe there are plans to support this as it is completed.

Chuckc gravatar imageChuckc ( 2020-05-14 16:14:09 +0000 )edit

Has this been incorporated? I do not see any sort of toggle button in preferences to disable dark mode. Also dark mode takes away all color highlighting for actual captured packets, which is a big no no for the kind of use I make of WireShark.

pronoy.dasgupta gravatar imagepronoy.dasgupta ( 2021-02-10 13:51:01 +0000 )edit

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