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How To Enable Smooth Accent Color Change

Question: How To Enable Smooth Accent Color Change

Hello,

I have a Slideshow of pictures on my Desktop that changes every 1 minute. I have enabled this certain option:
Settings -> Personalization -> Colors -> "Automatically pick an accent color from my background" checkbox checked.

Yet there are two issues with this option:
1) Once the Desktop background image changes, an active File Explorer window tends to refresh. When a folder has many files in it and I am scrolled down in the folder, the Desktop background will eventually change. When it changes, the folder refreshes and it scrolls all the way back to the top. That shouldn't happen; it should stay exactly in the location I am at.
2) Right after the Desktop background changes, any window that it active changes its title bar color at a sudden instance. Windows 8.1 used to change this smoothly by blending from the previous color to the new color. Why doesn't Windows 10 do this?

Why don't the developers Upgrade previous versions of Windows instead of re-writing it all over again with excessive mistakes?

Help me fix those two issues from above please. Thanks

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Hello,

I have a Slideshow of pictures on my Desktop that changes every 1 minute. I have enabled this certain option:
Settings -> Personalization -> Colors -> "Automatically pick an accent color from my background" checkbox checked.

Yet there are two issues with this option:
1) Once the Desktop background image changes, an active File Explorer window tends to refresh. When a folder has many files in it and I am scrolled down in the folder, the Desktop background will eventually change. When it changes, the folder refreshes and it scrolls all the way back to the top. That shouldn't happen; it should stay exactly in the location I am at.
2) Right after the Desktop background changes, any window that it active changes its title bar color at a sudden instance. Windows 8.1 used to change this smoothly by blending from the previous color to the new color. Why doesn't Windows 10 do this?

Why don't the developers Upgrade previous versions of Windows instead of re-writing it all over again with excessive mistakes?

Help me fix those two issues from above please. Thanks

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Hey guys,
This is my first post here! So, I've run into some trouble with Win 10. I was trying to totally black out my win10 and for that I had to install custom themes and stuff but I had an issue where some parts of the theme would revert back to white after coming out of sleep. Someone suggested that deleting the HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Themes\DefaultColors key would fix that problem and it did. But out came another problem from this, where the color of the ctrl-alt-del / shutting down screen wouldnt change to anything else from the default blue color even though I set the accent color to red. This also might have been caused by me switching from ultrauxthemepatcher to uxthememultipatcher (which uses in memory patching instead of modifying dlls) and back to ultrauthemepatcher

If any of you guys have faced an issue like this and fixed it please help! Also could someone just make a backup of that DefaultColors key from registry(preferably from someone running build 1607) and post it for me so that i can try to fix this thing that way?

Thanks for your help guys

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I have green as my accent color. When I type something on facebook, whose accent color is blue, I'd like my keyboard accent color to change to Facebook's accent color. The same goes for IMDB, OneNote, etc. In short, I want the app to feel uniform and think this ability would go along way to increasing that uniformity.

Answer:Is there a way to change the color of the popup keyboard to match an app's accent color?

I honestly never stopped to think about that xd Would be a good idea. Post it on the uservoice site

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Can't seem to find out how to change the background color for the navigation bar to be the accent color. It used to be buried in windows phone 8.1 but now I can't find it at all in Windows 10 Technical preview. Can someone let me know where the settings are to change this if you find it.
Don't see the option anymore but Daniel has managed to do it as it is shown in his File Explorer video.
Thanks! Overall loving Windows 10 :D

Answer:Change navigation bar color to accent color in Windows 10 for Lumia 635?

Same problem here?? Have you found the solution?? Mine is matched accent colour and want to change to black

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Hi Forum

I read on the internet that you can add your own custom accent color thru the registry. I did that but it didn't change my accents in the start menu or on the log off screen. I was wondering is there any other way of changing or forcing windows to accept your custom accent color? The custom color I want is black. Any help would be appreciated.

Answer:How to change accent color?

Black might be confusing in Safe Mode 'cos the background is black.
Color and Appearance - Change in Windows 10

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So I had this problem since the first time I upgraded to Windows 10.

In Personalization> Colors setting there's an option, "Automatically pick an accent color from my background". At first, I thought that settings only change the color to the current background I used. Well, I use slideshow background that changes every 10 minutes. That setting does change the color to the current background(wallpaper) color. But I started to realize when I looked at my friend's PC. His Windows 10's accent color changes automatically every time the background changes. Mine doesn't.

Is this a bug or something? Does anyone have a fix for this?

Answer:Windows 10 Accent Color Won't Change Automatically

Similar issue here, I'll probably create a new thread soon since this is old.

When PC starts, the taskbar will not automatically change colors to match my custom wallpaper theme. I have to right click and open personalization settings, then it somehow remembers the "auto change colors to wallpaper" box is checked, then it changes colors like it is supposed to.

I am not changing any settings after I right click and press Personalize. Simply opening the settings causes the OS to change colors. But it will not change them if I do nothing.

This is annoying because if I want things looking legitimate, I have to take extra steps every time I start my system up.


kStro

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So I had this problem since the first time I upgraded to Windows 10.

In Personalization> Colors setting there's an option, "Automatically pick an accent color from my background". At first, I thought that settings only change the color to the current background I used. Well, I use slideshow background that changes every 10 minutes. That setting does change the color to the current background(wallpaper) color. But I started to realize when I looked at my friend's PC. His Windows 10's accent color changes automatically every time the background changes. Mine doesn't.

Is this a bug or something? Does anyone have a fix for this?

Answer:Windows 10 Accent Color Won't Change Automatically

Similar issue here, I'll probably create a new thread soon since this is old.

When PC starts, the taskbar will not automatically change colors to match my custom wallpaper theme. I have to right click and open personalization settings, then it somehow remembers the "auto change colors to wallpaper" box is checked, then it changes colors like it is supposed to.

I am not changing any settings after I right click and press Personalize. Simply opening the settings causes the OS to change colors. But it will not change them if I do nothing.

This is annoying because if I want things looking legitimate, I have to take extra steps every time I start my system up.


kStro

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Hey, I just noticed that when I try to change the default blue accent color , nothing happens. The new color gets selected in the palette, and I noticed it changes the shadow color of windows, but everything else stays blue. When I go somewhere else in Personalisation and then return to Personalisation -> Color, the color is set to the default blue again. It's not updating the color for some reason.

Any ideas what to do here pls ?

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Hi all,

Recently after installing a few new Windows 8.1 machines i have noticed that the possibility to change the background and accent color of the new start screen (and accent colors in other screens) seems to dissapear after you set Windows to boot to desktop (and skip the start screen). As you may well know... this setting is sticked automatically when you are not using a device with a touchscreen (eg. a normal PC with mouse and keyboard).

I re-checked a few tutorials to show me how i can change these colors, like:
[How To] change start screen background and accent color in Windows 8.1 Update
(and a few of them which are available here on eightforums).

Whenever i follow these instructions now and click the personalize options, the original Windows config panel is opened for changing your task bar color etc.

Does anyone know how i can still get to the proper dialog for changing these colors?
Because this Accent color is present in more dialogs then the Windows 8 start menu alone, i would still like to alter this one afterwards.

Answer:Change Background/Accent color with boot to desktop?

Anyone?

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Hi,

So, when I am using the Windows lock screen, especially when I am not currently signed in, Windows tends to set my lock screen accent color to purple, much like my wife's account on the computer. She has chosen a purple accent color for her account, which is fine, except that mine is red. Now, this is not really a huge issue, as everything is normal once I have logged in, but the fact that everyone else's account is normal and it isn't assigning that color to any other accounts is extremely annoying. I've just been dealing with it for the past few months and I'm just tired of it.

Does anyone have any possible solutions to this? Or maybe an explanation as to why this would be happening? Thanks.

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Hi,

So, when I am using the Windows lock screen, especially when I am not currently signed in, Windows tends to set my lock screen accent color to purple, much like my wife's account on the computer. She has chosen a purple accent color for her account, which is fine, except that mine is red. Now, this is not really a huge issue, as everything is normal once I have logged in, but the fact that everyone else's account is normal and it isn't assigning that color to any other accounts is extremely annoying. I've just been dealing with it for the past few months and I'm just tired of it.

Does anyone have any possible solutions to this? Or maybe an explanation as to why this would be happening? Thanks.

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Hey there,
I just watched Zac Bowden's walkthrough of the Windows 10 Fall Creator's update hoping I could find an answer to this concept screenshot:
This "white accent color" on the taskbar is something that Windows 10 users have been requesting for years with no possible solution. That is, until this concept screenshot above emerged for less than two seconds in the Fluent Design System concept video.
Apparently, Microsoft went for a strange solution to this request. Instead of giving the users the option to select #FFFFFF as an accent color, they seem to have added it as an "Invert" color filter in the ease of access settings panel (as per Zac's video).
As you can see, this color filter produces an undesired effect: the colors on Daniel Rubino's pinned MyPeople face have been inverted (lower right corner). This induced effect is unnatural for those who desire just a white accent color.
So, I guess it is back to the drawing board for the white accent color concept. Or, there could be a workaround. Who knows?

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I am try to change the background color and accent color. I used to be able to go to "settings", then ""change PC settings" and it would have an option for "personalization". The only way I found to get to that was search for "accent".

Answer:Changing background color and accent color

Hello Mallen,

This may be able to help.

Start Screen - Change Background Color and Image

OR

Window Color and Appearance - Change in Windows 8

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Answer:Re-adding an accent color.

Go to settings > start+theme > there you can change your accent color.

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I remember when I first got my computer and it was Windows 8.1 the Bubbles screensaver had the black background and I remember I was able to type in search Accent and it would have a fly out tab from the side (said accent color) it was different from the other color picker for taskbar and such. I was able to pick an accent color and it changed the background color of the bubbles screensaver. Even after I upgraded to 10 it had stuck and still had the color I had chosen, until recently...I was messing around with the themes and now the bubbles screensaver is back to having the black background and no matter what I can't figure out how to change it. Was wondering if anyone has any ideas I'd be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Windows 10 Accent Color???

After the update today it seems like my color behind the bubbles screensaver has reverted back.

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I am experiencing a very strange issue with my color, ever since the November update it keeps changing on its own. It happens after every reboot, and after about 24 hours of being on, the color changes to this ugly pumpkin orange. At first I thought they just changed it when you installed the update as a halloween or thanksgiving thing, but it keeps changing back. I've tried setting the color manually, or having it pick one from my background, but the orange keeps coming back.

Any suggestions?

Answer:Accent color keeps changing by itself

Hello defaultdotxbe, and welcome to Ten Forums.

You might turn off your "Theme" sync settings as a test to see if that may be what's changing it.

Sync Settings - Turn On or Off in Windows 10

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Wouldn't it be cool if Microsoft allowed users to choose a second accent color for the background of their task bar, start menu, & action center? This isn't exactly a question, but a concept to ponder; because having the same color background as the live tiles is kinda ugly.

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I am experiencing a very strange issue with my color, ever since the November update it keeps changing on its own. It happens after every reboot, and after about 24 hours of being on, the color changes to this ugly pumpkin orange. At first I thought they just changed it when you installed the update as a halloween or thanksgiving thing, but it keeps changing back. I've tried setting the color manually, or having it pick one from my background, but the orange keeps coming back.

Any suggestions?

Answer:Accent color keeps changing by itself

Hello defaultdotxbe, and welcome to Ten Forums.

You might turn off your "Theme" sync settings as a test to see if that may be what's changing it.

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html

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I remember when I first got my computer and it was Windows 8.1 the Bubbles screensaver had the black background and I remember I was able to type in search Accent and it would have a fly out tab from the side (said accent color) it was different from the other color picker for taskbar and such. I was able to pick an accent color and it changed the background color of the bubbles screensaver. Even after I upgraded to 10 it had stuck and still had the color I had chosen, until recently...I was messing around with the themes and now the bubbles screensaver is back to having the black background and no matter what I can't figure out how to change it. Was wondering if anyone has any ideas I'd be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Windows 10 Accent Color???

After the update today it seems like my color behind the bubbles screensaver has reverted back.

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This is very annoying. I cannot get my accent color to work in Windows 10. This GIF explains it well:
https://i.gyazo.com/4088af33caf26178...d0ce20c86b.gif

Any ideas? I'm thinking I gotta change something in the registry but I don't know what.

Answer:Windows 10 accent color not working!

Hawky said:

This is very annoying. I cannot get my accent color to work in Windows 10. This GIF explains it well:
https://i.gyazo.com/4088af33caf26178...d0ce20c86b.gif

Any ideas? I'm thinking I gotta change something in the registry but I don't know what.



Are you using 1 or 2 monitors? Some have experienced difficulty when using 2.

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Hello,

So the standard color for Windows 10 is grey. I tried changing through settings to blue. However Windows 10 is being realllllyyyyy stubborn. It changes to blue, then when I click on the start button it changes back to grey, back and forth. But it gets better. The start button tiles change everytime I click the start button. From blue back to grey, back to blue etc. I tried using ClassicShell to change it. Succesfullyish. I got it blue, but the start menu still changes blue and grey the whole time. Also on my second monitor both the start menu as well as the taskbar change colors back and forth. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.

Answer:Windows 10 refuses accent color.

Maybe this will help. I made a video to show what happens. Windows 10 Not responding to accent color - YouTube

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First off let me say thank you, to the many post that have helped me from this forum. I have been here several times as a guest. Now my issue.
I am using Win 8.1 on 6 synced PC's and I am trying to change the background and accent colors. When I go the Personalize menu it takes me to the old school options in Control Panel vs. giving me the Personalize menu slide in.
It is doing this on all my synced PC's and I can not find any reason why. I did use a post from here to force colors through the registry, on each PC, but I do not think I should have to do that. I am an administrator on all the PC's and they are not on a company network, or controlled by Group Policy.
Thanks in advance for any help

Answer:8.1 is not allowing changes to background and accent color

Hello Tonto, and welcome to Eight Forums.

It sounds like you may not be opening the Settings charm from your Start screen. It won't work if you do so from your desktop. Check to see if the tutorial below may help.

Start Screen - Change Background Color and Image

Hope this helps for now,
Shawn

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In advance Happy Christmas and all the very best for the New Year.
 

Answer:How do i enable smooth scrolling?

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Hello all, just upgraded to Windows 10 Enterprise today. I am a fan of the Halo, so I am a bit disappointed that Cortana has a different voice for me in the UK than the one in the US (which is the same voice actor as the one in the game).

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Thanks!

Answer:Change Cortana's Accent

For a more western feeling you could try Installing from:
Start, settings, system, apps and features, manage optional features, add a feature,
English (US) text-to-speech

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Hi There, it's been a long time since i asked for help around here.

Well i'm here again anyway, straight to the topic.

I'm actually looking for a way to make the Windows Explorer Scroll like a Web-Browser like Chrome..

Didn't get what i mean?

Here :

I just wan't this feature to be acquirable by the Windows Explorer.



(Simply i just want to add that kind of scrolling feel into Windows Explorer elements.)

Answer:How can i enable Chrome like Smooth scrolling in Windows Explorer?

This should do it: https://www.askvg.com/how-to-enable-...google-chrome/

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Answer:Cannot enable smooth mouse scroll in Windows Explorer Navigation Pane

Well, if anyone cares, it appears that my scroll rate was set too high...even though it works well in certain apps and areas, it just goes too far in Windows Explorer. Set to a lower rate, it scrolls in the Nav Pane normally.

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I've seen a couple of other threads about this, but the solutions presented there haven't worked for me.

Since I have multiple monitors, and want a separate wallpaper image for each, I use Display Fusion both to set the wallpaper and to change it in a slideshow fashion.

What this means is that Windows itself is set to use a static wallpaper image, but every X minutes (mine is set to 10 minute intervals) Display Fusion selects a new random image for each screen, stitches them together into one big image that spans all the screens and lines everything up properly, and tells Windows "hey, change the wallpaper to this!"

Now, used to be, when the wallpaper changed, I'd get this nice, pleasant fade from the old to the new. But now, it just snaps to the new image(s) with no transition effect whatsoever.

In the Ease of Access Center, "Turn off all unnecessary animations (when possible)" is UNchecked.

In System Properties > Advanced system settings > "Advanced" tab > Performance > Settings, ALL visual effects are ENABLED.

Yes, I AM using an Aero theme.

Halp!

Answer:Wallpaper-change smooth transition not working.

Bump. Anyone?

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Hi peacepod! and welcome to SF!

The trick here is in the Visual Effects Tab of Performance Options.

Control Panel/System/Advanced System Settings/Advanced/Performance Settings

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If your system is up to snuff, most of the Check Boxes will be checked.

You can set these up in any combination you like.

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Answer:Can't change bullet color independent from line color

It's been a while since I used Word 2007 (retired now) but I don't think what you want is possible (unless someone else know a workaround).

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Answer:Change color of Cell based on another cell┬┤s color

The Interior.ColorIndex does not return the Conditionally Formatted color of a cell. It only returns the ColorIndex of cell that has been Filled either manually or by setting the Interior.ColorIndex via VBA.Click Here Before Posting Data or VBA Code ---> How To Post Data or Code.

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Answer:Vista: Border color stays regardless of color change

ah yes...i know that well. prolly just a graphics bug that they'll fix eventually
 

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How can I change background color of the document I am working on but not have that color print when I print the document?
 

Answer:wordperfect how to change screen color but not print color

Try going to File, Print and see if there is a setting there, it would be something like do not print background.
I don't use word perfect so I am going by what I have seen in other programs.

In Word I think it is listed under Tools, Options printing.

You will have to check the settings for background.

ALso try background in the help in the program or background printing under help.
 

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I was hoping someone can help me with a Macro. I have an Excel Spreadsheet that has numerous tabs. Throughout the workbook there are cells that have the font color of orange. I have been going to each tab and checking to see if there are any cells that have orange font and changing the tab color to orange. Was wondering if there is a Macro that can loop through all the sheets and determine and check for any orange font in the all the worksheets and if there is change the tab color to match accordingly. For Example: Loop through the sheets to determine how many sheets...Check Sheet 1 for any orange font in any cells in sheet1. If there is, change tab color to orange. Check Sheet 2 for any orange font, if any, then change the tab color to orange...etc...I am using Microsoft Excel 2007.Hope this makes sense. Thanks in advance for any help!

Answer:Macro change tab color based on font color

First you post a question asking how to change all Tabs that are colored Orange to be No Color, then you post a question asking how to turn Tabs Orange.Make up your mind! ;-)Anyway, once again we have the issue of what color Orange do you have. Excel 2003 was much more limited in choices for colors, so this type of thing was much easier to do than it is in 2007 or higher.The first thing you need to do is determine what the ColorIndex number for your Orange font is.You can do that with these steps:1 - Paste this code into the VBA editor:
Sub WhatOrange()
MsgBox Selection.Font.Colorindex
End Sub
2 -Find a cell with an Orange font color and select it.3 - Run the code4 - Jot down the number shown in the Message Box5 - Click OKOnce you have that number, paste this code into the VBA editor:Sub ColorMyTab()
For shtNum = 1 To Sheets.Count
For Each cell In Sheets(shtNum).UsedRange
If cell.Font.ColorIndex = 44 Then
Sheets(shtNum).Tab.ColorIndex = 44
Exit For
End If
Next
Next
End SubNow replace the 44 (twice) with whatever ColorIndex number you jotted down from the previous macro.Run the 2nd piece of code.One very important note:The only way that I know to find a specific Font.ColorIndex in a spreadsheet is to check each cell in the UsedRange one by one.If you have huge spreadsheets, with thousands of cell in the UsedRange, the code could take a long time to run. The code will stop checking each shet as soon as it finds a cell with a Font.ColorIndex that matches ... Read more

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Hi, I have just basic knowledge of Excel. This is what I want to do: If cell A1 turns yellow, then as a result cell G6 will also turn yellow. Is this possible? What would the formula be? and what are the steps to do it? Can it happen if one cell turns yellow on sheet 2, then as a result have another cell on sheet 1 turns yellow as well? Now instead of using yellow, I would use the good/bad buttons that turn the cells red or green. Thanks :)

Answer:If (change color) then another cell (change the same color)

Your looking for Conditional Formatting.Doing it across sheets, you will need to use a Defined Name.The general steps for CF are:Conditional Formatting 20071) Select your cell or range of cells, IE A12) On the ribbon click Conditional Formatting3) Click on New Rules, it?s near the bottom of the dialog box.4) Click Use Formula to determine which cells to format.5) Enter a formula: =IF(A1="T",TRUE,FALSE)6) Click on the Format button7) Select the Fill Tab8) Select a pretty color9) Click OK10) Click OKFor CF to display your color the formula MUST return TRUE.MIKEhttp://www.skeptic.com/

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I have my background set on the start screen and have the accent color set to all grey. I was wondering if anyone has found a way to change the tile color to all one color, like grey, to match my background. Right now I have this really nice pic and it is over run with what looks like a unicorn came by and farted all over my start screen. I want a nice uniform look......not a peaceful background with a bag of skittles poured on it....

Thanks,

Geeve

Answer:Way to change tile color to all one color?

As far as I understand it, short of using Oblitile (free and rather awesome) to change tiles (some tiles aren't able to be changed via Oblitile) The color coding for icons is embedded in the icon. Since win 8 Microsoft has allowed developers to do the following:
Custom, full-bleed imagesA specified background colorThe option to show or hide the app name on the tileSpecified light or dark text color if you choose to show the app name

In the .xml files
VisualElements BackgroundColor="#FF0000" ShowNameOnSquare150x150Logo="on"
ForegroundText="light" Square150x150Logo="Assets\150x150Logo.png"

So in short, you would have to manipulate the code. This would seem a long and tiring process.

As you can see by this sneak peak at my start screen, via Photoshop I have created personalized tiles for my start screen and used Oblitile to do the rest.

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THIS IS THE MAIN PROBLEM ON THIS FORUM SITE ....THANKS FOR HELPING  http://thevistaforums.com/index.php?showtopic=46735

Answer:THEMES COLOR WONT ENABLE PLEASE HELP

You have installed an eye-candy add on to your machine which are known to have issues....This has also affected your capslock button as well...And you have posted this little dilemna in a number of Help Forums...So where do we go from here ? ?

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How color of cell automatically change with change of date. Say I have bunch of numbers, and each number has certain date of occurrence/arival, and if date exceed say <= 10 days, than color would be orange, if date is passed 20 days color would be green and if it passed more than 30 days color would deep Red. And this color will be change automatically with change of date? How do I do this in excel? message edited by SantanuBiswas

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How color of cell automatically change with change of date. Say I have bunch of numbers, and each number has certain date of occurrence/arival, and if date exceed say <= 10 days, than color would be orange, if date is passed 20 days color would be green and if it passed more than 30 days color would deep Red. And this color will be change automatically with change of date? How do I do this in excel? message edited by SantanuBiswas

Answer:How color of cells change automatically with change of date.

See this How-Tohttp://www.computing.net/howtos/sho...And, Excel questions are best asked in the Office Software forum.MIKEhttp://www.skeptic.com/message edited by mmcconaghy

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I was playing GTA 3 without any problems on my old system, then a got a new one and well the game goes smooth, then its jerky and then all of a sudden its smooth again.
I use the games capability to play MP3's during game play that my old system never had a problem with, but with the current one sometime the audio (even the games built-in ones) goes a bit funny and skips like a scratched CD. (the actual CD is fine)
My old system was:

AMD K6-2 500MHz CPU
384MB-RAM (PC133)
Gigabyte GA-5AX Motherboard
nVidia Geforce 2 MX 400 Video
Creative "Something" PCI sound
Windows XP Home

My current system is:

AMD Duron 1.3GHz
256MB-RAM (DDR 2700)
MSI KT3 Ultra2 Motherboard
nVidia Geforce 2 MX 400 (the same card)
on board 6 channel surround sound (all but the front channels are disabled)
Windows XP Home

On both systems I am running GTA at: 640x480 32bit as thats all the old system could handle. I assume the new one should be able to cope with a lot better, but it doesn't.
Of course on the new system everything is cleanly installed, so I don't know where GTA is getting this problem from.
 

Answer:GTA3 Smooth, Jerky, Smooth....

Try running the game off a disk image using a virtual CD-drive. such as

http://www.daemon-tools.com/

see if this helps..

Also, you could download the cache tweaks from

http://www.startdisk.com/Web1/ubd/ubd.htm

left side of page, scroll down to tweaks link. Also, check what's running in the background. Any memory managers like cacheman or memturbo set to automatically recover memory will do this.
 

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I have several Excel workbooks that each month I copy and change the names from the previous month to the current month, (ie Dogs 11/2011 to Dogs 12/2011) the worksheet has several formulas, vlookups, etc. For the cells that I need to update with current month information I change from the font color being blue to red so I know I need to input new values into the cells, once I input the new value I change the font color back to blue so I know they have been updated, I repeat this every month. Pretty much everything that doesn?t have to be updated is in black font.Is there a way that I can select every tab in the workbook and run a macro that will find everything with blue font and change it to red?Thanks!

Answer:Excel Macro to change font color based on font color

Find and Replace can do this for you.Base the Replace All by using the Format drop downs and set Within to workbook.Click Here Before Posting Data or VBA Code ---> How To Post Data or Code.

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Windows 7's default UI customization feature set is lacking and incomplete. Any apps that can solve this?

Personally, I would be interested in an app for Windows 7 that will allow changing the "glow" color around the text of windows' titles. Because I use a dark theme and the current unchangeable white glow clashes with my dark theme. I would like to be able to set that glow to black and my windows? title text to white.

Additionally, there is a permanent light blue tinting on a lot of the Windows 7 UI. I would prefer to set that to gray so it can fit universally with any color theme. Or better, be able to adjust the color of the tinting.

And then there is the green progress bar--I personally would prefer to be able to set that to a blue. Or better, be able to set that to any color.

Answer:Any apps to enable more color customization for Windows 7 interface?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by TsunamiZ


Windows 7's default UI customization feature set is lacking and incomplete. Any apps that can solve this?

Personally, I would be interested in an app for Windows 7 that will allow changing the "glow" color around the text of windows' titles. Because I use a dark theme and the current unchangeable white glow clashes with my dark theme. I would like to be able to set that glow to black and my windows? title text to white.

Additionally, there is a permanent light blue tinting on a lot of the Windows 7 UI. I would prefer to set that to gray so it can fit universally with any color theme. Or better, be able to adjust the color of the tinting.

And then there is the green progress bar--I personally would prefer to be able to set that to a blue. Or better, be able to set that to any color.


Most if not all of it is in the aero.msstyle in C/Windows/Resources/Themes/Aero & needs edited with Ave's Windows7 Style Builder or Restorator - Bome Software - Restorator - the resource editor for customization, localization, and translation.
If you are using the default aero theme I can change that for you.
If you are using a custom theme you will need to ask the theme maker. It's not cool to change someone else work.
&
You will need to do 1 of these 2 ways of Enabling custom themes for it to work.
Enabling Custom Themes - Windows 7
Or
Theme - How to Apply Custom Themes

I have done so... Read more

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Hi to all seven forums.
hope you all will be fine. my friend facing problem with windows seven ultimate Aero color scheme, He could not enable the Aero, he had a intel PC which built in graphic is 128mb.
any solution will be highly appreciated..
if some thing want more information, I ll ask him..

Answer:Aero color scheme not enable on 128mb intel graphic.

Hi,

Maybe this tutorial will help - Aero Peek - Turn On or Off
The 'Warning' section tells you the minimum requirements


Regards,
JDobbsy1987

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Hi, i've searched for a day but i still haven't found the solution for these problems, if there is a way to solve this (such as using a software ..),please tell me ( i'm using Win7 32 bits)
1. Is there a way to multiselect items in taskbar ?






Quote:
When grouping is disabled, the ability to manage multiple taskbar items using multiselect (Ctrl+click) to tile, cascade, minimize or close the selected group of windows has been removed.


2. How to Disable 'hot track' hover colours in taskbar :

I don't want the taskbar items become glow while hovering ,
I want Win7's taskbar become like Windows XP ,that means the color of selected (not hovered) items in taskbar become "dark" ,sothat we can easily know which is selected

Thanks in advance

Answer:[Help] Taskbar :Disable hot track color and enable multiselect items ?

Welcome to the Seven Forums

I can help you with #2, have a look at this tutorial Taskbar Button: Change Color of Orange Flashing Button it will show you how to edit the taskbar buttons.

If you need help let me know.

Jerry

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Hello,

On my newly purchased Pro A200/PSAE7 the (hardware) volume control - front side, right from speaker plug - turns endless and when using it the volume does not change "smooth" - more "abrupt". Because of this there is no "fine tuning" possible.

Q: Does somebody else has the same hardware side (endless turn) and software side (no smooth volume change) situation?

Many thanks for any reply in advance!

Best regards,
andreas

Answer:Sat Pro A200/PSAE7 - Volume Control turns endless, no smooth volume change

Hello,

"problem" of abrupt volume change when turning volume control disappeared. I am not sure if this is based on disable "TDispVol.exe" as start-up service or another reason.

Best regards,
andreas

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I have windows 10 x64 home installation. I noticed, that despite I have enabled option "auto-change color scheme" (I have non-english installation so the name may differ), but it's only happening when I'm setting wallpapers manually. If it's changing with slideshow, the color scheme remains the same.

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I have windows 10 x64 home installation. I noticed, that despite I have enabled option "auto-change color scheme" (I have non-english installation so the name may differ), but it's only happening when I'm setting wallpapers manually. If it's changing with slideshow, the color scheme remains the same.

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Hi, I would like a cell, my total column which is column AA1, to automatically change color based off another cell color.For example: IF A1:Z1 = Pink then AA1= Pink IF A1:Z1 = Green the AA1= Green etc. This will help me see everything that is still highlighted in pink at the end of the month is what I will need to accrue at the end of the month. Everthing in green we have already been invoiced for. Can someone please help! This is driving me crazy! Thanks :)

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Hi, I would like a cell, my total column which is column AA1, to automatically change color based off another cell color.For example: IF A1:Z1 = Pink then AA1= Pink IF A1:Z1 = Green the AA1= Green etc. This will help me see everything that is still highlighted in pink at the end of the month is what I will need to accrue at the end of the month. Everthing in green we have already been invoiced for. Can someone please help! This is driving me crazy! Thanks :)

Answer:How to change cell color based off another cell color

What ever is the Rule for turning your Total cell Pink or Green, use the Same Rule for the other cell.MIKEhttp://www.skeptic.com/

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I would like to know what if statement to make so that the results are as follows: IF a1<a2 then either the color of cell a1 would change color of the font of the information in cell a1 wouled change color.

Answer:Color of cell or font color in cell change

An IF statement in a cell will not change the color of the cell or the font. You need to use Conditional Formatting or a macro. Conditional Formatting was designed for this very task.Assuming Excel 2007 or later, these fine instructions - stolen without permission from mmcconaghy - should work for you.1) Select A12) On the Ribbon, Select Home Tab3) On the Home Ribbon, click Conditional Formatting4) Click on New Rules, it?s near the bottom of the dialog box5) Click "Use Formula to determine which cells to format"6) Enter this formula: =A1<A26) Click on the Format button7) Select the Fill tab or the Font tab8) Select a Format. You can apply more than one format if you wish by choosing different tabs.9) Click OK10) Click OKConditional Formating is based on the results of the formula that is entered in the CF Wizard. Whenever the formula returns TRUE, the Conditional Formatting is applied to the cell. Click Here Before Posting Data or VBA Code ---> How To Post Data or Code.message edited by DerbyDad03

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Hi!I am using Excel to create a rooms inventory. There are over 2000 rooms. I have to keep a record of which rooms I have completed photographing.In one tab, there is a list of all the rooms I have done. I have organized it so that there are 45 columns, one for each floor. There are varying rows as each floor has different number of rooms. Originally, they were ordered from lowest to highest. For example, the first column is the third floor. The first value in the column is room 301, the last room is 384. Each day that I complete a room, I turn the cell green and then I sort the columns individually so that the "green" cells are moved to the bottom of the column and the unfilled cells - the not-yet complete rooms remain at the top. I tried researching this - tried conditional formatting and now hope there's a code for thisHere is what I want to do.I have another sheet, with the information displayed differently - more like a database of information about the rooms instead of a tracker like I had before. Each row has data about the room. For example, the room 301 has column headings such as "floor, type, description, etc. The last column/item for each for row/room is it's status - whether it is completed or not.Is there a way to make that cell in the complete column correspond to the room number in the first worksheet I described before (where it was just columns of rooms)I manually change the color the the first worksheet - the tracker sheet - and I would like to know if it ... Read more

Answer:How to change a cell's color to match another cell's color

Checking for a cell color is not easy in Excel, as there is no built in function.While using VBA does offer a possible solution, my VBA skills are just above nil.Additionally with Conditional Formatting, if you are using two sheets,it will only work if you use Defined Names. Each day that I complete a room, I turn the cell green and then I sort the columns individually so that the "green" cells are moved to the bottom of the columnOne possible solution is to use a dedicated column for Job Completion,it could be a Date cell or some other type, but that would at least give some typeof cross reference for the Conditional Formatting to possibly use.Something along the lines of:If sheet1 room number and ( sheet 2 room number and is completed )Might work, the Sorting may be a problem.MIKEhttp://www.skeptic.com/

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Question: Change color

Where are all the Appearance options, such as 3D Objects, fonts, font color, etc., or an an Advanced button? 
 
The few there are are not always there, but where are all the rest?
 
Thanks.

Answer:Change color

Here's a wiki-whatsit for the font and appearance.
 
http://www.wikihow.com/Change-the-Default-Font-on-Windows-7
 
edit: silly me, that's Win 7. I don't know on 8.... is Google unhelpful?

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I am very much just an average computer user, with below average knowledge on how to change settings.

I downloaded IE9 RC today, on my Windows 7, x64, Home Premium machine. My question is, how do I change IE9 RC's color? I would like the entire web browser to be black/charcoal but I have no clue on how to do this.

I use Chrome because of the many customized themes, but would love to start using IE, but I just can't get used to the light blue color.
Thanks in advance for any help!!

Answer:How to change color of IE9 RC?

Hello Darryl,


Other than downloading and installing some custom Windows 7 theme along with a theme program that includes this, you could do this:Change the Windows Color and Appearance settings to be like this below to have black borders. This will affect all window borders though.

You could open Internet Options, then change the "Appearance" "Color" settings to be applied to certain areas of IE9.

Hope this helps some,
Shawn

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Question: change color

I wonder if someone can direct me step by step in how to change the color of my email messages from black to another color.Outlook express ,xp pro,Thank you
 

Answer:change color

Is it just the font you are wanting to change or everything?
 

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Hello. My computer had been acting funny lately so i had it reformatted. I installed all the drivers and it was working fine. As i was playing Counter Strike Source it all of a sudden froze. I restarted my computer and i found that i could not change the resolution or bit color. I reformatted my computer again and reinstalled my drivers. It still hasn't changed and im wondering if theres any way i can fix it.

I have a Pentium D 2.66ghz
Windows XP Service pack 2.
Nvidia Geforce 8400 GS.
If you need any more info please ask.

Edit-- Found out my moniter was on VGASAVE mode if thats important.

Answer:4 bit color 640 X 640 -CANT CHANGE.

i'd play around with the monitor driver.

boot into safe mode uninstall all monitor drivers.

p-np should reinstall on next boot.

update if necessary

tweak settings

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Question: Color Change

Hey guys,

Sorry if this question has been asked and answered. I've read a lot on this forum, but there's really too much to go through, and none of the search terms I'm using are bringing up the same issue (maybe because I'm not describing it correctly).

Anyway, here's my issue:

After setting the colors the way I want them via nVidia's control panel, Windows 7 is automatically changing them back after every restart.

When I go back into the control panel, my presets are still active and still right where I set them, but I have to again check the "use nVidia's settings" option.

W7 was automatically rearranging my icons and not allowing me to situate them where I wanted. That was a quick fix, however, and even a noob like me could grasp what was going on.

With this, though, I haven't the slightest idea.

How can I get W7 to stop auto-changing the color scheme?

With my old Vista, it would start up as a default scheme, but then it would eventually click over to my personalized color settings. With W7, it doesn't bother and I have to do it manually after every restart.

My Specs:

W7 Home Premium 64-bit
4GB RAM
1TB HDD
GTS450 GPU
AMD quad-core 2.9GHz
500W PSU

Thanks

Answer:Color Change

Hi

Welcome to Seven Forums
I think the issue persists because you are using Nvidia's control panel to conduct the changes.
Have you tried changing the colour scheme's via Windows personalization menu?

Regards

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I have a compaq presario 5bw135 my monitor is made by Digital Equipment Corp, I have win xp home edition, win i go to display it doesnt even show me an option to change to 32 bit color, only 16 or 24...which i can change,,any suggestions or help would be great..if it matters i have an intel chipset 82810E and have updated it...still no 32 bit option
 

Answer:why cant i change to 32 bit color? 16 or 24 bit only

are you running a high resolution like 1600x1200 or larger? The higher the resolution, the less color density. Turn your res down to 1024x768 and see it you can get 32bit
 

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Question: Color Change

is there a way, or a program i can use to change the color of my toolbar on the desktop? I have a black desktop theme and i want to change the bright blue toolbar to black.....thx
 

Answer:Color Change

Royale Noir theme.

http://www.istartedsomething.com/20061029/royale-noir/
 

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i want to know how can i change the background of this......

Answer:how to change the color of this?

please help me..............

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Is there a way to change the background color of these kind of windows and open/save dialogue to something a little darker than white?

Answer:Is there a way to change the color of this?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by bounce


Is there a way to change the background color of these kind of windows and open/save dialogue to something a little darker than white?



You can apply a custom theme, there are plenty to choose...
http://www.sevenforums.com/customiza...t-buttons.html
you can start here, or http://deviantart.com is good place for themes to
cheers

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I'm not sure if this is only a vista problem or what



This is what my desktop looks like right now. This is at my school but only on certain computers and only certain user names. When logged on other accounts in the school domain at this computer, the screen looks normal. The OS is vista business. I don't know what else to put, the picture shows whats wrong

Answer:Color change on everything (need help)

Hi -

Please tell us exactly what is wrong in the picture - I have seen many desktops of my teenagers and friends thinking something was wrong, but was not.

Video related, I assume? Is it the color inversion?

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Hi there ,

I've been struggling trying to find out how I can change the Selected File color , in File Explorer since

I switched to Windows 8. Looks like it's now a setting in the registry under control panel - colors -

and have to enter values manually ???

I am sick of the always blue-ish selection color when selecting multiple file in Detail view and or

thumbnail view , it's so HARD to see what's selected in this Powder blue color.

Please if anyone can assist in help me with this , much appreciated .

Thank you

Ralph

Answer:Color change must different in Win 8

There is a separate forum for Windows 8/8.1. May be better to post the Win 8 question there.

Windows 8 Forums

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Question: color change

i have an emachine with windows xp and i am having trouble finding out how to change the color on photos, such as the ones i had taken at wal-mart that i downloaded. they are too yellow in the skin tones. Also, on my digital camera, the colors are too dark and too red. where do i go to change the colors that will correct these problems? Thank you
 

Answer:color change

What kind of camera?

what software are you using?
 

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I have Vista Home Premium.
All I want to do is change the color when i highlight something. Like when using windows explorer and I highlight to go to a file. The default color is very hard for mre to see.
Thanks

Answer:HELP with color change!!!!!!

Hello Etid, and welcome to Vista Forums.

Sorry, but there is no way that I know of to do this.

Shawn

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Hi, is ther any way to change the color from this light blue to anything else ?

Because everything else seems to be fine, I try not to change the theme.

Answer:Is there a way to change the color ?

For changing the color on various things like the text in the message box or even reply window here once a new theme changes the default color layout seen with Windows you can manually tweak those through the Personalize>Windows Color>Advanced section when right clicking on a blank area of the desktop.

THe image there looks like the background like your desktop around the edges of the IE window. For seeing that in addition to the wallpaper with the transparency the "Application background" is the item to select. When opening a full screen program like a pc game you will see the change noticed right away.

When first applying a few new themes the only thing visible in any Windows Explorer window was the folder icons not even the names of the folders could be seen. The Advanced section is where to go for color control there.

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Question: Color change ?

I have a problem with colors on one particular animation (gif) that baffles me.
I have a "frog" on a floppy disk and the color is green as it should be. When I save it to "My Pictures" folder the color changes to brown. The other animations in the folder seem to be true to color.
Appreciate your comments......thanks.
 

Answer:Color change ?

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Question: change fonts color

How can I change the white fonts on my desktop. I've chenge themes and different fonts.and fonts still remain white. My operating system ia Windows Xp Pro. When I was using win98 ,had no problem change color. fonts or sizes Would appreciate help
plg1
 

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I am having a problem changing my window color. I used to be able to do it but now all it shows is option to enable/disable transparency and the color intensity slider. I have attached a screenshot of this. What can I do to fix this?

Answer:Cannot Change Window Color

What did you install last or when did it stop working?

Edit Try this Window Color and Appearance - Enable or Disable Change

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I have a keyboard with a fixed rainbow color scheme. Is it possible to take out the LED mesh and buy and solder a different colored mesh? I guess my question is, is there an LED mesh that i can buy and shape to my keyboards dimensions, and if there are, what are they called. Thanks!

Answer:Keyboard LED. Can I change its color?

what model keyboard, and how good are your soldering skills?Personally if it were me, I'd just find a new keyboard that is whatever color I want it to be which is way easier.*Only LED changes/mods I have done were way easier such as changing a HP computer front panel LED colors from a double Green LED for power and hard drive from having the same color, and changing hard drive to getting a Yellow LED instead. As well as I removed the Activity LED and added a extension length of wire to my add on PCI NIC so that I was able to relocate and add a NIC Activity LED in my front panel of my computer so I could see when it was constantly blinking when it shouldnt be to check on whats going on and alert me to a upload or download condition that might be unwanted. And lastly I added a built in 5 port Netgear switch showing from the face front panel of my computer in which I cut the power supply cord to the 12 Volt power supply and soldered the 12V jack for the switch to a male P-connector with a tap to the 12V of the computers internal power supply so make a LAN Party PC in which everyone could connect their CAT 5 cables to the front panel of my rig and up to 4 other people can connect for local Lan parties as well as if more ports are needed for Lan Parties with online gaming 3 other people can get connections with my computer using 1 of the 5 and the connection outboard to internet using the 2nd of 5th connection leaving 3 available.** Lastly all the rainbow colored devices I ha... Read more

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Question: change Menu color

Dose any one Know how to change this area background color or font color !!!!!!!!

Answer:change Menu color

Hi,
I believe that is the tool tips font,
Window Color and Appearance - Change

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Current selections are light blue ... very difficult to see (differentiate) - can this be changed (using win7)?

Answer:How to change the selection color in WLM

WLM is Windows Live Mail, right? If so, go to Options near the top - right. Change the theme.

Post a screen shot if possible...

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I use a Proview TFT monitor, Windows ME OS
Blacks and darker shaded areas in the display now have like a green outline around them, like seaweed wrapped around a post. This became a problem about a week ago. All other colors are OK. Thanks for any help suggested!
 

Answer:Color change in display

Perhaps you've ruined your your monitor by placing it next to a magnet, like a speakek. Magnets can disorient screens and colors. I suggust you try placing your speaker further from your monitor or purchase a new 1.
 

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Is it possible to change the color of the taskbar from the default blue to black?
I am running Windows XP Pro.

Thank you in advance.
 

Answer:change taskbar's color

There may be utilities that allow you to do that, but XP offers Blue. Olive Green and Silver only.
 

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Question: video color change

Hi all, first post
While running my laptop, colors will suddently change so that a blue halo surrounds picture or video images have streaks of blue. Any ideas? Re-booting solve problem. thanks.
 

Answer:video color change

FRUSTRATEDGEEK1 said:





Hi all, first post
While running my laptop, colors will suddently change so that a blue halo surrounds picture or video images have streaks of blue. Any ideas? Re-booting solve problem. thanks.Click to expand...

Hello and welcome!

Have you downloaded and installed the latest drivers for your computer?

Can we please have the computer make and model?

Please download and install speedfan to check your temperatures, and post the temperatures back here.
 

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I am trying to figure out the formula I would use to change the font color in a specific field. Example: If in field H reads Pass then green else reads Red. Any help??

Answer:What formula would I use to change color

Your looking for Conditional Formatting:If your using 2003 try this:1st ? Select the cell you want to change color.On the Menu Bar:2nd - Format3rd - Conditional Formatting4th ? Change ?Cell Value is? to ?Formula Is?5th ? Enter the formula:=IF(H1="Pass",TRUE,FALSE)Sub Menu Formatá:6th - Patterns7th - Choose Green8th - Press OK9th Select ADD10th ? Change ?Cell Value is? to ?Formula Is?11th ? Enter the formula:=IF(and(H1<>"Pass",H1<>""),TRUE,FALSE)Sub Menu Formatá:12th - Patterns13th - Choose Red14th - Press OK15th - Press OKIf the cell is blank, it remains White, if it contains the word Pass, it turns Green, if it contains anything else, it turns RedMIKEhttp://www.skeptic.com/

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Is there a way to change the font attributes of the text on this screen and ones alike?

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hi everyone,,,

i want to change the color of this menu from this color



to this color in this pic



This Blue Color

Answer:how can i change this menu color

Welcome to the Seven Forums

That is image #980 in the aero.msstyle.

I would recommend that you create a new theme so you do not corrupt the original, look at Post #38 Here it will show you how.

You will need to do 1 of these 2 ways of Enabling custom themes for it to work.
Enabling Custom Themes - Windows 7
Or
Theme - How to Apply Custom Themes

This tutorial may help some Theme - Customize Custom Themes

If this is too complicated let me know and I can make those changes using Windows Style Builder and post it here in a sent folder for you.

Jerry

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Hi guys

How to change the background color of the left side?
It should have a higher value than "window 230 230 230" like the right,but all of them seems not working.

Answer:Can't change certain window color.

Suggest reading the entire thread here:

How to change background color of Folders in Windows 7

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Hi. Screen background color has changed to yellow on its own from the standard clear color. Everything was normal when I logged off and shut down yesterday. Today when booted up finished the screen background was yellow.

Tried fiddling around in the Control Panel-Display Properties but nothing seemed to be able to change the color.

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OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6400 @ 2.13GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 6
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1015 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 280 PCI (Microsoft Corporation), 64 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 152617 MB, Free - 140043 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 0A54h
Antivirus: Norton Internet Security, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled
 

Answer:Background Color Change

Some malware can change your background, but it could be the result of something else.

Try performing a System Restore:


 

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Hello everybody,
When I downloaded the trail version of Windows 7, I believe it was build 7100, I could simply edit the taskbar's color with:

Start>Control Panel>Appearance and Personalisation>Personalisation>Windows Color

I would get a menu with a slider, which could edit the color of the taskbar and change its translucency.

However, now I got the Ultimate version of Windows 7, whenever I press the window color button I get this popup box:

Am I missing something? Is my video card not good enough?
Ivar

Answer:[Taskbar] I can't change the color

My system rating is 1,0. The worst rating possible. So probably windows refused to let me change these settings. Any idea to disable this?

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Dear Sir,
I want to change the default color(blue) of the title bar of my IE 7 to look in dual colors (maroon+blue). I am using Xp OS. Can u please tell me the technique?
Thank you.
 

Answer:How to change the color of title bar of of IE 7?

nkraoji, Check out the link below.

Change the color of your title bar to brighten up your desktop.
http://www.computerstodayinc.com/titlebarcolors.htm

Edited to add:***

Right-click on an empty area of your desktop.
Choose Properties.
Open the Appearance Tab.
Click the Advanced button ***
Choose Active Title Bar or Inactive Title Bar from the Item drop-down menu.
Change Color 1 and Color 2. Press Apply when you're finished.

Tufenuf
 

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Hi,

I need to make a bunch of images b&w to be able to publish the book they are in. Thanks for your help.

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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-5020U CPU @ 2.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 61 Stepping 4
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8097 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 5500, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 430036 MB, Free - 303172 MB; D: Total - 25599 MB, Free - 25490 MB;
Motherboard: LENOVO, Lenovo Edge 15
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled​
 

Answer:change color image in pdf to B&W

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I'm attempting to change the custom color, from within the Personalization settings.
When I click on the Custom Color link, the dialog for the Color Picker flashes on screen and quickly closes the entire setting panel. leaving me unable to make any changes.


Any ideas as to why this might be occurring?

Answer:Can't Change Custom Color

Please open a PowerShell window as Administrator. Copy and paste the following line into the PowerShell window and press Enter:

Code:
Get-AppxPackage –AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}

This tells Windows to install those default apps again. Give it some time and allow it to finish, even if nothing appears to happen at first. Even if you see an error message, restart and examine your Start menu — you may just have all those default apps back again, anyway.

You should also repair any corrupted Windows system files. Open Command Prompt as a administrator and execute following commands one at time.


Code:
Sfc /Scannow



Code:
Dism /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth

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Question: Change font color

Hello everyone new here.

I want to ask a question, do anyone know how to change the font color in the toolsbar



for example i download this theme today and i wish to change the red font for a black one but i dont know how or is if possible to change it

if anyone can helpme i would appreciate very much, or if there is a theme like that one but with other font color

Thanks, and sorry for my english

Answer:Change font color

It is not quiet clear from the pic, coz it's just a thumbnail
But as far as I know, it is Ave's Windows7 Style Builder that changes the theme elements like color, font, texture, sounds, etc

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Question: Link Color Change

Does anyone know the code, probably jscript, to change a links color on mouseOver? Or to remove the underline on mouseOver?

I've searched a few free jscript sites but nothing!

Thanks
 

Answer:Link Color Change

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Hi All
How do I change task bar color .. no it's all black ..

Thanks

Answer:Change Taskbar color ..?

Hello xps13w10,

The tutorial below can help show you how to turn on applying the color to your taskbar.

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...dows-10-a.html

Afterwards, you can change the color to what you like.

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3...dows-10-a.html

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I have a logo with bold white letters on black background and I want to change the background color to dark blue (RGB 0-0-135). Please help!! Thank you.
 

Answer:Photoshop -- how to change a color

simplist way would be to use the magic wand to select the background then use the fill tool to change the colour
 

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