Theming Support

Frank Richter frank.richter at
Sun Aug 28 10:11:00 CDT 2005

On 28.08.2005 18:53, Stefan Dösinger wrote:
> One other question: I've noticed that Windows users need to patch Microsofts 
> uxtheme.dll to load themes which are not signed. Is there any possibility to 
> use wines uxtheme.dll with Windows XP or is it too different? From the past 
> discussions I think that they are too different.

I would think that a lot of Windows internal-ish things would depend on
stuff that Wine uxtheme does not have or only partially - e.g. there's a
Windows service to somehow theme window NC areas, and to my knowledge it
isn't really known how it interacts/uses uxtheme. I think using Wine
uxtheme on native WinXP may not be desireable.


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