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[Desktop Converter][UWP][C++] dark mode for converted desktop app RRS feed

  • Question

  • converted desktop apps won't show in dark mode like all "native" UWP apps, when the user turns on dark mode. I suppose this is to be expected but a snag anyway

    the real problem is that there is no way for "traditional" desktop programs to tap into dark mode API. Why won't Microsoft offer a dark windows theme (as in the old days), is a mystery. Surely that would be easier than having every desktop app developer reinvent the wheel?

    Tuesday, September 17, 2019 7:53 AM

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  • Hi,

    Does the "turning on dark mode" means changing the windows mode or app mode in the settings, or changing the theme color inside the app(like clicking a button and turn on dark mode)? And could you please tell us about what do you want to do when you enter dark mode? What is your expected behaviour and what is the effect you get now?

    Best Regards,

    Fay


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    Wednesday, September 18, 2019 7:35 AM
  • Hi,

    Do you mean that when you change to dark mode in the Setting, the theme color of the app should be changed? Can you please show your expected behaviour and what the theme color you want to get?

    Best Regards,

    Fay


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    Monday, September 23, 2019 8:11 AM
  • yes, that's what I mean, all UWP apps automatically change colors but not the converted desktop ones
    Wednesday, September 25, 2019 6:45 AM