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Drop-down menu not dark - Dark Mode MacOS Mojave

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Screen Shot 2019-02-09 at 1.48.19 PM.pngAs you can see, the drop-down menu in the menu bar still uses the light theme instead of the dark theme. I don't know if that is how it is meant to be or it's an error.

If the change hasn't been introduced in the application, I make the suggestion that it should. It is the only white thing in my computer and is a shocker when it needs to be used.

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Re: Drop-down menu not dark - Dark Mode MacOS Mojave


Hey there @marilowee - thank you for your feedback!

Just wanted to let you know that users updating to macOS 10.14 Mojave may notice the following changes in behavior with the Dropbox desktop application:

As you noticed yourself, the Dropbox user interface will not change if users enable Dark Mode. This may make the Dropbox client more difficult to view but functionality will continue as normal. Dark Mode is a new macOS Mojave feature that makes the OS, and most of Apple’s own apps, have a black background and white text.

Additionally, you may notice that if you are installing the Dropbox desktop application on a computer with macOS Mojave for the first time, it may take up to 30 seconds for Dropbox sync icons to show in Finder.

We are constantly working on implementing additional improvements to our support of macOS Mojave, but I do not have a timeline to share about this yet.

If you have any more questions or feedback, please let me know. Oh and Happy Monday!


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Re: Drop-down menu not dark - Dark Mode MacOS Mojave

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So it is something that is being worked on? For the drop-down menu to turn black when the dark mode is enabled?


Re: Drop-down menu not dark - Dark Mode MacOS Mojave

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We won't know that until (if?) it happens. Dropbox rarely discusses changes like this until they're officially announced.

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