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I'm using the Visual Studio 2010 SexColor plugin to change the background color of the VS Solution Explorer. Unfortunately, there's an ugly white box around all the icons.

Visual Studio Solution Explorer

Does anyone have a suggestion on how I can fix this so the icons don't appear with the ugly white border? Is it a problem with the icons themselves, in that their backgrounds aren't transparent to begin with?

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It's the icons. They were designed for a flat white color, so to save space, they did away with transparency. Visual Studio 2012 uses transparency.

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Any idea where those icons are so that I can modify them? – ybakos May 16 '12 at 18:52
No. They are placed in dlls and modifying them could break their signature. Please just wait for VS11 – Cole Johnson May 16 '12 at 19:48
Breaking a dlls signiature renders in useless and thereby breaking Visual Studio – Cole Johnson May 16 '12 at 19:48

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