tito-t
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Debian Jessie scroll bar width of GUI Windows

Fri Aug 19, 2016 7:39 am

in my Debian Jessie the width (thickness) of the scroll bar of all GUI Windows is far too thin, hard to strike with the mouse cursor - how can one make it thicker, perhaps 2x or 3x as thick?
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Re: Debian Jessie scroll bar width of GUI Windows

Fri Aug 19, 2016 5:20 pm

Maybe change your screen resolution in config.txt in your boot directory

tito-t
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Re: Debian Jessie scroll bar width of GUI Windows

Fri Aug 19, 2016 5:34 pm

no, the resolution is fine, also the window sizes are fine, just the scroll bars are too thin currently.
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Re: Debian Jessie scroll bar width of GUI Windows

Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:24 pm

Being an older user I found the bars too thin to hit accurately even with a stylus. I found the fix through changing

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sudo nano /home/pi/.themes/PiX/gtk-2.0/gtkrc
Around 20 lines down change the variable 13 in:

GtkRange::slider-width = 13

to something more. 30 is quite big, I have set mine to 20

Then Ctrl X and Y to exit and save.

I also changed

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sudo nano /home/pi/.themes/PiX/gtk-3.0/gtk-contained.css
Around 1000 lines down after Notebooks and Tabs section is a section for Scrollbars. You want to alter

-GtkRange-slider-width: 13;

Again I changed mine to 20.

Then Ctrl X and Y to exit and save. Reboot and enjoy

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Re: Debian Jessie scroll bar width of GUI Windows

Sun Jan 13, 2019 5:10 pm

Hello.
Anyone knows where this file is located on Stretch?
I changed usr/share/themes/gtk2.0/main.rc line "GtkRange::slider-with and worked with shell but the file managers ( perhaps gtk3.0 because look better? ) keep the scrollbar with same small size 13pix
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Re: Debian Jessie scroll bar width of GUI Windows

Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:38 pm

marcosbong wrote:
Sun Jan 13, 2019 5:10 pm
Hello.
Anyone knows where this file is located on Stretch?
I changed usr/share/themes/gtk2.0/main.rc line "GtkRange::slider-with and worked with shell but the file managers ( perhaps gtk3.0 because look better? ) keep the scrollbar with same small size 13pix
After a pair of reboots mod was applied to every window.
Happy to see that everything is possible in Linux ( I'm a newbie) :D
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