Wrong look and feel

Patrick Grässle patrick.graessle at knowgravity.com
Wed Oct 18 05:11:55 EDT 2006

Thanks a lot Ken, that was fast, and it works. Actually, I unsuccessfully
googled list.runrev.com for more than an hour before I submited my question
to the mailing list. Maybe there are other places where one can find "known


-----Original Message-----
From: use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com
[mailto:use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of Ken Ray
Sent: Mittwoch, 18. Oktober 2006 09:32
To: Use Revolution List
Subject: Re: Wrong look and feel

On 10/18/06 2:21 AM, "Patrick Grässle" <patrick.graessle at knowgravity.com>

> Hi
> The standalone applications I create with Revolution Studio 2.7.4 on OS X
> always end up with the "Macintosh" look and feel, i.e. the lookandfeel
> property is set to "Macintosh".
> In the standalone I have added buttons to can change the lookandfeel
> property to "Motiv" and "Windows 95" (which works), but I cannot set it to
> "Appearance Manager".
> I also tried to set the property in a preOpenStack handler, with no
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.

The standalone builder doesn't copy the proper theme files to your
standalone (it's a known bug). Here's what you do: go into the Revolution
"Runtime" application bundle you're building your standalone from, into the
Contents/Plugins foldder and copy out the four theme support files into the
same location in your standalone. You can find them here:


Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
Web site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/
Email: kray at sonsothunder.com

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