[SOLVED] How to change SmartHome Designer UI theme?

Hi,

Arch Linux, GNOME 3, SmartHome-Designer installed in the user home directory.

Following the guide https://docs.openhab.org/v2.1/installation/designer.html it seems that the newest version 0.9.0 at https://github.com/eclipse/smarthome/blob/master/docs/documentation/community/downloads.md#designer-builds does not provide Designer anymore:

Please note that the Designer has been deprecated is not part of the release anymore.

Eventually, I succeeded to run only the SmartHome-Designer-0.7.0 (I had to downgrade JRE to version 7 though).

What I am struggling with is the UI theme of the designer - the highlighted line in editor makes the font unreadable:

It would be okay to use some light theme, however, how to set it?

The UI seems to be very limited, I have not found a way how to set a general theme for the designer. I could possibly change editor colours one by one, but that does not seem to be feasible way to proceed.

I tried to set a bunch of usual suspects like GTK_THEME=Adwaita or GTK2_RC_FILES="/home/mu/.gtkrc-2.0-light" having only one directive gtk-theme-name="Adwaita" but this does not seem to have any impact on the UI at all.

Any idea?

Please, do yourself a favor and switch to Visual Studio Code.

and the openHAB extension

https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=openhab.openhab

Designer is deprecated and not supporting latest feature updates and their syntax highlighting. Please use VS Code with openHAB extension.

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VS Code works good, thanks.

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