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How can I set the default terminal colour for all new iTerm2 windows?

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

In its preferences. alt text

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ah of course, thanks! – Tom Jan 4 '11 at 14:25

As of build 2.1.4, the method seems to be:

  1. In the Colors tab, set the desired colors
  2. In the General tab, select the "Default" profile, then click the "Copy Preferences to Profile" button.

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