Is there a way to get a kde3 color scheme into kde4?

Matthew Woehlke mw_triad at
Wed Jul 15 16:46:52 BST 2009

Duncan wrote:
> I have a kde3 color scheme I'm very happy with after having fine tuned it 
> over the years.  Is there a way to get it into kde4?
> [...] I'd REALLY hate to have to hand retune it

Not likely to happen; KDE4 has quite a few more colors than KDE3. The 
chances you won't need to do tweaking are virtually nil (especially 
since, to import a KDE3 scheme, we would have to make wild guesses how 
to assign the colors that didn't exist in KDE3).

> Hopefully there is one, and I simply missed it.

Well, has been out there 
since forever... There are a few streamlining things the new kcm could 
use, that I haven't had a chance to implement. Anyone want to help?

I see you mentioned using strace to find where the settings are now. Why 
not just look at the source code? (Or, even easier, just look at a KDE4 

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