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Thread: Why my text entry scrollbar track color is transparent?

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    Red face Why my text entry scrollbar track color is transparent?


    I have a text entry whose background color is black and I want its scrollbar track color also to be black. But I get some pattern/texture similar to transparent part of a layer we see in Photoshop, applied to scrollbar's track.

    Below is my code:
    Qt Code:
    1. from PyQt5.QtWidgets import QApplication, QPlainTextEdit
    3. app = QApplication([])
    5. t = QPlainTextEdit('blah ' * 100, styleSheet='background: black; color: white; font-size: 12pt')
    6. t.verticalScrollBar().setStyleSheet('background: black')
    9. app.exec_()
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    in case someone want to know my problem visually, I have added an image showing gotten and desired (Photoshopped) result. See below:

    This is a very important issue for me, please kindly solve it if you can. I shall be very thankful to you.

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    Default Re: Why my text entry scrollbar track color is transparent?

    The style draws different parts of widgets with different colors, e.g. to achieve a "3D" effect, see

    So in this case it might not be using the normal background for some of the areas.

    You could try modifying the widget's palette and experiment if you can find which color role is the one being used.


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