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Author epaine
Recipients epaine, taleinat, terry.reedy
Date 2021-01-05.12:54:53
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Currently IDLE, in some places, uses predefined colours which assume it is in light mode. However, on the new Universal2 installers (I tested using 3.10.0a4) this causes issues, where this can no longer be assumed.

Taking the "About IDLE" dialogue as an example, it appears in a light theme and most notably makes button text very hard to read (as this is changed to white). I propose, on macOS systems running Tk >=8.6.10, we try to switch these colours to the system colours described in (IMO, we would test colour availability and catch a TclError rather than specifying conditions ourselves). For the about dialogue I think we would, for example, replace `#bbbbbb` with one of the `systemWindowBackgroundColor`s.
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