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Sidebar Icons [Solved]

Postby Teksonik » Sun Sep 24, 2017 1:40 am

Does anyone know if it's possible to change the size of the Sidebar Icons shown here on the left under My Computer ? I've poked around everywhere I can think of. Thanks in advance for any help. :)

Mint Cinnamon 18.2 64 Bit. Nemo 3.4.7

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Re: Sidebar Icons

Postby catweazel » Sun Sep 24, 2017 2:03 am

You' will have to edit, for example, the cinnamon.css file for the theme in ~/.themes/<theme-name>/cinnamon.

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Re: Sidebar Icons

Postby Teksonik » Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:58 am

Thank you for the help. So it's the Theme that designates the size of the icons on the left ? Sounds like it might be a bit of a challenge for a novice like myself but I'm off to give it a go none the less. I'll start with the Link you provided. Thanks again. :)

EDIT: I've had a good poke around in the various .css files including those recommended in the link you provided. I've done edits on other theme files, not in Linux but other software and it's never as simple as finding a "Nemo Sidebar Icon Size" entry in a config file. So far I'm not seeing anything that jumps out as being the proper value to edit but I'll keep looking. If anyone knows which line in which .css file I would need to edit I would be eternally grateful.

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Re: Sidebar Icons

Postby JosephM » Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:31 am

catweazel wrote:You' will have to edit, for example, the cinnamon.css file for the theme in ~/.themes/<theme-name>/cinnamon.

This thread may also be helpful.


This is misleading in this case. The cinnamon theme only controls the styling of the cinnamon shell elements. That would be things like the panels and applets that live on them, the workspaces views, run dialog, etc.

Nemo is a gtk3 application so it's styling is controlled by the gtk3-0 theme. It won't help in this case though. The size of those icons is determined in Nemos C code and can't be modified via the theme.
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Re: Sidebar Icons

Postby catweazel » Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:43 am

JosephM wrote:
catweazel wrote:You' will have to edit, for example, the cinnamon.css file for the theme in ~/.themes/<theme-name>/cinnamon.


This is misleading in this case. The cinnamon theme only controls the styling of the cinnamon shell elements. That would be things like the panels and applets that live on them, the workspaces views, run dialog, etc.

Ok, thanks for clarifying that.
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Re: Sidebar Icons

Postby Teksonik » Mon Sep 25, 2017 11:05 pm

JosephM wrote:The size of those icons is determined in Nemos C code and can't be modified via the theme.


Thanks for clearing that up. Seems odd that those icons are locked to a set size. I assume someone has made a feature request to allow resizing them somewhere along the line.

Oh well, win some lose some.......thanks for all the help ! :)


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