User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1) AppleWebKit/537.11 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/23.0.1271.95 Safari/537.11
Steps to reproduce:
There are 3 layouts, classic view, wide view, vertical view.
Only wide view reproduced the result.
The color of attachment bar shows different color,
when using different appearances shows different results.
When thunderbird using default theme, windows XP using default silver theme.
color of attachment bar shows grey.
When thunderbird using default theme, windows XP using default blue theme.
color of attachment bar shows blue.
When thunderbird using solid theme called FRESH (solid grey), windows XP using default themes (blue or silver).
color of attachment bar shows black (words are black too).
All of above used wide view, but if all use classic view, all shows normal(grey).
version of 18.0 beta1 also reproduced that.
should be all grey, and not related to the title bar.
Created attachment 687601 [details]
XP blue theme, Thunderbird default theme, used wide view
Created attachment 687602 [details]
XP blue theme, Thunderbird default theme, used vertical view
I can confirm this in Thunderbird 17.0.4 ESR. It is especially annoying under Windows 7, as the attachment pane picks up the transparency of the Aero theme as well.
Created attachment 725069 [details]
Showing color of attachement pane under Win 7
Created attachment 725859 [details] [diff] [review]
Setting the appearance a level deeper solves the problem. I saw no negative issues with this patch.
Comment on attachment 725859 [details] [diff] [review]
Yes please, this is much better.