Bug 57364

Summary: Options > Look And Feel does not update all windows LAF
Product: JMeter Reporter: UbikLoadPack support <support>
Component: MainAssignee: JMeter issues mailing list <issues>
Severity: normal CC: p.mouawad
Priority: P2 Keywords: PatchAvailable
Version: 2.12   
Target Milestone: ---   
Hardware: All   
OS: All   
Attachments: Patch fixing issue
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Description UbikLoadPack support 2014-12-18 13:24:36 UTC
When using menu "Options > Look And Feel", Changing LAF only impacts main frame.
If you look at those dialogs, they are not impacted:
- Search Tree
- Function Helper Dialog
- Templates

This leads sometimes to NPE , for example in Function Helper Dialog
Comment 1 UbikLoadPack support 2014-12-18 13:27:33 UTC
Created attachment 32301 [details]
Patch fixing issue
Comment 2 UbikLoadPack support 2014-12-18 13:29:18 UTC
Created attachment 32302 [details]
Patch fixing this issue
Comment 3 Philippe Mouawad 2014-12-19 21:33:08 UTC
Date: Fri Dec 19 21:32:38 2014
New Revision: 1646879

URL: http://svn.apache.org/r1646879
Bug 57364 - Options > Look And Feel does not update all windows LAF
Bugzilla Id: 57364

Comment 4 karthiga.n 2019-07-17 04:50:32 UTC
options -> Look and Feel --> Choose a theme --> CLick "No: in the pop-up page

Observation :
the page remains with the chosen theme and then on no proper UI is available to work on
Comment 5 Philippe Mouawad 2019-07-17 05:56:09 UTC
That’s the expected behavior.
The popup informs you it’s better to restart, you didn’t which is why you get the « buggy » behavior.

1 question for the team, should we let user decide on this ?
or just restart.
Comment 6 Felix Schumacher 2019-07-17 18:48:44 UTC
I would not force the user to restart any harder. But maybe we would want to change the behaviour of the UI to change LAF on the next startup, only.  I.e. set the new LAF in the config files, but not directly in the GUI.
Comment 7 Philippe Mouawad 2019-07-18 07:19:16 UTC
Hi Felix,
I don't know if this issue is worth investing time on it. I thought today's  behaviour was clear enough, but it seems it's not.

Regarding your proposal, if we only change LAF after restart, then maybe we need to inform user in the popup.
Comment 8 Felix Schumacher 2019-07-18 10:43:45 UTC
I would not change anything at the moment, as we are telling the user to restart. If they choose not to, it is their responsibility.

If we would change the behaviour, we would have to change the text of the popup. That should be clear.