[openbox] theming: change win title height / menu title height

Mark Pustjens pustjens at dds.nl
Mon Jan 9 16:50:17 EST 2006

On Mon, 9 Jan 2006, Jonas J Linde wrote:

> And Iwan Gabovitch spoke unto the world. And said:
>> Hey there,
>> I was wondering what magic word(s) to put in the 'themerc' file to make
>> the menu title dissapear or the window title height change.
>> I found the file /usr/local/include/openbox/3.3/openbox/theme.h and the
>> from the lines 43/44
>> "    gint title_height;		"
>> "    gint menu_title_height;	"
>> I tried "window.active.title.height: 14" and "menu.title.height: 0", no
>> reaction. I did 'refresh/reconfigure' openbox.
>> I am sure there is a way to get some kind of order working to change
>> window/menu title sizes, just don't know how..
>> I'd be glad if there is hope for me being helped ;) my version is 3.3rc2
> Changing the font size and padding works. Eg.
>  padding.width: 0
>  window.active.label.text.font: Bitstream Vera Sans:pixelsize=0
> The menu bar doesn't disappear but it gets rather small (two pixels
> wide). I guess what you're after is to make all windows "undecorated"
> but I'm not sure how to do that except from the window menu.
> Cheers,

Another option would be to remove the window decorations. This has to be 
done for every window seperatly...

...unless you use an application like devilspie


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