Feature request: Possibility to suppress dark mode for Print Diff Report

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Feature request: Possibility to suppress dark mode for Print Diff Report

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Hello

Could you add the possibility to suppress dark mode for Print Diff Report?

It's not "printer friendly" with dark mode. And the "No background" in Page Setup
is no help.

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We will add this to the next version, 13.0, which is coming to a beta in near future.
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Oh, that's perfect - thank you very much!
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After giving it some more thought, we are actually going to always use the normal (light) theme for printing, similar to what Visual Studio does. It's hard to imagine a scenario where the user would want to have a print-out with a dark background.
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Yes I agree.
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Unfortunately, upon a closer look at the code, this is not as doable as I was hoping for. For performance reasons, printing "borrows" the views from the main window, so what you see there is what you get in print/print preview. The only thing I can think of is a warning before the Print command is used, in case the dark mode is on.
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Ok, I understand. In this case, a warning would make sense, yes ... or ...

... just as idea: maybe you could make that the whole design will be switched to "classic" till the print job is done and automatically switch back - optionally (user would have to activate it explicitly but after that, it could stay enabled for future printing)? It would be necessary only if the user has set manually or automatically ("Detect automatically") the dark mode of course.

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... just as idea: maybe you could make that the whole design will be switched to "classic" till the print job is done and automatically switch back - optionally (user would have to activate it explicitly but after that, it could stay enabled for future printing)? It would be necessary only if the user has set manually or automatically ("Detect automatically") the dark mode of course.
Yes, that was the original idea here. Still, we haven't given up yet, despite my previous post. More to follow...
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We made this work in the end, so the feature will appear in version 13.
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Tried and works very good - thank you!
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Thanks for your feedback.
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