[Chimera-users] Cannot see menus on MacBook Mojave
evwerner at gmail.com
Wed May 26 04:15:36 PDT 2021
Thank you for the info. You have great software. You are right I can
see the menu with the in-window version. However, because the menu
background it somewhat transparent it makes it more difficult to read.
Granted I am a bit visually impaired.
Is there a way to make the menu background nontransparent?
Thanks for your time and help.
On 5/25/21 6:25 PM, Eric Pettersen wrote:
> Hi Eric,
> This is a current limitation of the Tk windowing toolkit that Chimera
> uses. Perhaps future versions of the toolkit will fix this, but for
> now that's the way it is. Your two options are:
> 1) Don't use dark mode when using Chimera. That might be a pain.
> 2) Use the in-window version of the menus rather than the ones at the
> top of the screen. The in-window menus don't suffer from this problem.
> There is also sort of a third option: use our new program ChimeraX.
> It doesn't suffer from this problem.
> Eric Pettersen
> UCSF Computer Graphics Lab
>> On May 25, 2021, at 8:51 AM, Elaine Meng <meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
>> <mailto:meng at cgl.ucsf.edu>> wrote:
>>> Begin forwarded message:
>>> *From: *Eric Werner <evwerner at gmail.com <mailto:evwerner at gmail.com>>
>>> *Subject: **Cannot see menus on MacBook Mojave*
>>> *Date: *May 24, 2021 at 9:10:48 PM PDT
>>> Chimera is great. However in the latest download for the Mac, I can
>>> no longer see the menus when in Dark Mode on my Macbook Pro using
>>> In the attached file you can see the the transparent background of
>>> the menu drop down list makes it even harder.
>>> Is there a solution to adjust the menu text and background color and
>>> making the menu background opaque?
>>> Thank you for your help.
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