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Theming regression in User Preferences - Addons Tab. Text at addons panels stays black
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System Information
Operating system and graphics card

Blender Version
Broken: (example: 2.69.7 4b206af, see splash screen)
Worked: (optional)

Worked 2.78c
Broken 2.79 RC1

Short description of error

The theming for the text in the User Preferences in the Addons tab seems to have a regresssion. The color doesn't change anymore when you adjust it. It remains black.

Exact steps for others to reproduce the error
Based on a (as simple as possible) attached .blend file with minimum amount of steps

Open Blender, open User Preferences. Go to Themes tab, click at User Preferences. Change the text color. Now have a look in the Addons section. The text at the addons panels should change too. But it remains black. Which is a problem with dark themes that needs bright letters. The addon panels becomes unreadable.

Left 2.79, right 2.78



Event Timeline

Add-on names are inside boxes which have their own text and fill colors:

Ah, indeed. Thanks Aleksandr. I guess the new way is the fix for the old behaviour, right?

Yep, old behavior causes this issue: