Improve Modern Look and Feel

You can customize even further the Modern look and feel by editing the Xdefaults.modern

Adding a modern flare to the widgets.

1. Open the Xdefaults.modern file in the text editor.

 $ xnedit $HOME/.maxxdestop/Xdefaults.d/Xdefaults.modern

2. Add the follow entries.

!! Modern Look and Feel Tweaks

        *XmList.shadowThickness:    2

        *XmFrame.shadowThickness: 1
        *XmMenuShell*shadowThickness: 1

        *XmScale.shadowThickness:       1

        *XmText*shadowThickness: 2
        *XmTextField*shadowThickness: 2

        *XmScrollBar.shadowThickness: 2
        *XmScrolledWindow.shadowThickness:       2
        *XmScrolledWindow*XmScrollBar.shadowThickness:   2
        *XmMainWindow.XmScrollBar.shadowThickness: 2

        *XmPushButton.shadowThickness:    1
        *XmPushButtonGadget.shadowThickness:    1
        *XmPushButton.highlightThickness:        1
        *XmPushButtonGadget.highlightThickness:        1

        *XmPushButton.marginHeight: 6
        *XmPushButton.marginWidth: 7
        *XmPushButtonGadget.marginHeight: 6

3. Save and exit the editor

4. Update and restart the Desktop

$ update-desktop 
$ tellwm fast_restart

Note: existing applications must restart in order to take into effect the changes.