A theme is a package of graphical specifications, such as colors and iconsets, used to customize the appearance of a UI.

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High Contrast Windows 7 won't turn off

At school, I accidentally turned on high contrast and am unable to turn it off. Control panel is disabled, personalize in context menu is disabled, batch files won't work...
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Is it possible Notepad++ to change the theme based on current filetype

For example, if I open a text file, notepad++ would open it in 'default' theme. But if I open a php file for instance, it would open it in 'custom_theme1'. I know notepad++ is highly extensible, so I ...
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What does the “Themes” service do in Windows 8?

I stopped the "Themes" service in Windows 8, but didn't notice anything. What does it do?
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How can I make Fedora 20 use the dark theme for all applications?

If it's somehow possible to force all programs to use the dark adwaita theme, I wish to do that. For now it only seems as if the apps that shipped with Fedora is able to be fully dark, while ...
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Morkdown - why can't I get color themes working?

I'm on a Mac running Yosemite. I installed Homebrew, then used Homebrew to install node. (npm comes with node). I then ran > npm install -g morkdown I now have which morkdown returning ...
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Change color theme on Samsung Alpha [migrated]

Somewhat I'll-advised, it seems, I've bought a Samsung Galaxy Alpha. (Note to people in some parts of the world: since I'm in Europe, I've bought it separately, without SIM. It's in no way coupled to ...
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Microsoft Word changing colours of theme

I want to move some highlighted code from Eclipse into Microsoft Word. But whenever I try to copy the text over the colours are modified slightly (bright green is changed to a duller green, pink is ...
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How to create a custom theme in Microsoft Word Mac 2011

Background: Microsoft Office for Mac 2011, OS X 10.7.4, MacBookPro5,1 I desperately want to change the theme fonts and colors to take advantage of the interface advantages of having these elements at ...
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Fixing blurry icons in linux icon theme for gnome

I am using the Insignia Icon theme https://github.com/fsvh/insignia in Fedora 21. I really like this theme, especially in the combination with Faenza icons. However I noticed, that the "show ...
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How to disable Windows system sounds - permanently - but not application sound

I prefer the sound scheme of Windows 7 HP to be set to "No Sounds" ALL the time. The problem is, when I switch themes, the themes switch sound schemes also. I know I can go in and disable/change to ...
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How do I add icons to the hicolor icon theme manually?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit. My problem: I'm trying to manually add an icon to hicolor (default) icon theme. The only icon I have a 32x32 version of this icon. I've tried going about this by ...
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Which application uses /usr/share/unity/ assets in Ubuntu?

In directory /usr/share/unity/ there's assets which are used in the theme of Unity Plugin user interface. I can change this assets to change Unity visual. But, which application uses this assets? ...
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Different themes for different sections

Can I apply different styling themes to different sections of my Word document? So in the first section, I have it set to the "Default (Black and White)" theme, then I insert a section break, and want ...
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Install windows7 theme ubuntu - fails

I am trying to install a windows 7 theme on my ubuntu OS. I follow some steps steps from another site ...
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Xubuntu themes look ugly after hdmi cable is unplugged

I sometimes connect my laptop to an external monitor with an hdmi cable, and when I later unplug the cable, it causes a problem with the graphical theme in xubuntu (14.04). The window panes, panel, ...
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Change Icon & Window Title colors for Windows 8.1

Thanks to this post I was able to finally change the color of windows active title bar but that is it, unfortunately it still leaves many things to be desired. For example: How to change the desktop ...
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Where can I get TV-style sound effects for my computer? [closed]

I need to clarify here- because I don't know what you'd call them... But you know when you're watching CSI or Law & order (or any movie where they show how hi-tech the characters are because they ...
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Can't install VSIX extension file in Visual Studio Express 2013?

I have installed Visual Studio Express Web on Windows 8.1 I went to this site and downloaded the extension for the VS theme editor for VS 2013. However, when I double-click it it tries and fails to ...
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How to separate Vim themes for LUI and GUI with same general configuration?

I like twilight theme for my Vim, but this theme has 2 major versions, twilight256.vim dedicated for terminals and twilight.vim designed for graphical interfaces. I just wondering how to separate ...
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How do I extract a background from a Windows 7 Theme file?

Pretty obvious, How do I extract a background from a Windows 7 Theme file? I like the background pics from some of the themes I've downloaded, but is there anyway I can get the pictures (background ...
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Why is my PowerPoint downloading blank themes?

I have Windows 7 PC that is frozen with Deep Freeze. Whenever I turn it on and then open PowerPoint, PowerPoint deletes all of the .thmx files in ...
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How can I make Windows 8 use the classic theme?

The answers I've seen are themes, which only give me the colours and not the appearance/performance of the UI; in addition, I want to keep Metro. Basically this: Instead of:
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Strange layout for new user in Linux Mint Xfce 13

I added a new user to a Linux Mint Xfce 13 computer, but everything looks completely different from the standard layout the other users have. I don't know why, but I would like to know as I find it ...
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Create and enforce a theme for every GUI app in an OS

Say I want to build a custom desktop environment (in QML) using the QtCompositor APIs. I can create my own components for the QML apps created for this particular environment, but it would be much ...
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Remove Windows 7 windows decorations (non-client area) [duplicate]

I would like to remove the border of the windows. I want to have all windows without their window decorations, just the content (like using a theme without borders). I know that then I wouldn't be ...
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Where can I access and manage downloaded themes in Google Chrome

I downloaded and installed several themes on Google Chrome. Now how can I see the list of themes that I just downloaded? And how can I switch to one of them without downloading it again?
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Change Color Theme of MS Outlook

How can I change the color theme in Microsoft Outlook (or, even better, the whole of Windows 7) to a more readable theme such as Solarized Dark?
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Installing Emacs color theme

I've been trying to install color themes for emacs and I'm not quite sure how I can do it. I have downloaded an .el file and put it under my .emacs.d folder, then edited my .emacs file and added this: ...
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Windows 7 theme

I accidentally change my own theme into other theme. I right click on the desktop, then click personalize, in my screen, I've the current theme which denote by "Unsaved theme", then I click save ...
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Any way to skin the Filezilla UI?

This is petty, I know. But Filezilla is so much nicer looking on Linux and Mac OS, and I presume it's due to the nasty Windows Redmondish inset dividers that are just there in the OS. Is there any ...
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Change color of URL in dropdown menu of Firefox's address bar

I am using a GTK theme with some dark elements, which causes problems in some applications. One of them is Firefox: the URLs in the drop-down menu of the address bar are dark blue on a black ...
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Cannot install Windows 8 Transformation Pack on Windows 7

I am trying to install Windows 8 Transformation Pack v4.0 on my Sony Vaio laptop with the following options: When I run (as administrator) the setup file, it starts to install but gives the ...
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GTK can not load image from icon theme

I have always used the Numix theme and icons at my system, both home and at work. I have never ever had any problem. But, someday, without any interference, somehow they stopped working. Absolutely ...
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Windows 8.1 Desktop background turns black upon closing personalization settings w/ external monitor

I'm having some trouble changing the desktop background for my external monitor on windows 8.1. For setting the background on just my laptop, I can right click the picture and hit Set as desktop ...
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modify overlay on video previews in the Explorer sidebar

I want to get rid of the stupid overlays that video files are shown with in the Explorer sidebar in Windows (7, but other versions as well). I mean thanks, but 1995 rang and they want their UI design ...
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Transparent background in Eclipse?

Is there a way to make the background of Eclipse IDE text editor transparent? I would like to adjust the alpha transparency of the background, but have the text still be opaque. Perhaps there is a ...
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Aero - Windows 7 aero themes are greyed out [duplicate]

I tried with all options: To start Themes Service, Desktop Windows manager, etc. all the running. I also tried "gpedit.msc" > and set Prevent Theme Changes setting to "Not Configured", etc. I also ...
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Powerline shell/theme.json examples for status line

I have made a copy of the config_files located in powerline. /user/local/lib/python2.7/dist-package/powerline/config_files and copyied them to ~/.config/powerline. Next i changed the ...
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How to remove a photo in background photos of one Windows 8 theme?

As we can download themes for Windows 8, I have the need to remove one photo in one theme's background photo set. How can I do that?
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Load a theme for Aquamacs from the .emacs file

I managed to choose various themes from within Aquamacs but the problem is that if at some later point I have an error in my .emacs then the theme's setting is broken. Therefore I decided to load it ...
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How to fix? Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: “murrine”

I have downloaded and installed a new theme before in my fedora machine. However, I got this warning when I load gvim, nautilus every time. (gvim:4629): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine ...
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change window frame color on an application basis

Although i can change the global theme of windows, all the elements of the OS have the same color scheme. I would like the scrollbars, buttons, etc on win 8.1, to be different for different ...
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What's the official way of programmatically changing the GDM login background?

I want to change the background of the GDM login screen on CentOS 6.5 and 7 to bring it in line with other branded systems, and so I have an RPM that delivers a background image into ...
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What is a good website for finding Windows 7 themes? [closed]

If I search for Windows 7 Themes with either Google or Bing, I seem to get a lot of spammy websites as results. Of course there's the personalization gallery at Microsoft's website, but I'm hoping to ...
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How do I change the footer in a Wordpress Customizr page?

The Customizr theme in Wordpress has lots of options that are fun to play with, but I'm stuck on one point. All my pages have a footer with a default copyright notice that I want to change, and ...
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Windows Custom themes not working correctly. [W8.1]

So first i patched my uxtheme using uXstyle, so then i installed Yosemite Transformation pack. But the window's are not the right theme or they have not been applied correctly, if i select the theme ...
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“This theme can't be applied to the desktop.”

In Windows 8.1, I am getting this popping up completely randomly. I don't use themes. I even have the service disabled. I've tried enabling and disabling the Themes service, but that didn't fix it. ...
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Different computers with Windows 8 with the same account

I've got several systems set up with Windows 8 in my home. 1 is my desktop with a triple screen setup and I like having the taskbar vertically on the left edge of the left monitor. Also, I like having ...
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Is there a way to use opensuse 11.2 's greenish theme in another distro?

I am currently using Arch+kdemod with the default Air theme. But I like opensuse's greenish theme very much. Is there a way to import opensuse's theme into my current environment?
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PyScripter: Where is %APPDATA%\pyScripter\skins folder located in disk?

I have PyScripter installed from the executable file downloaded from their website. But the white background is just burning up my eyes so I wanted to change the theme. I googled upon how to change ...