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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Change the Color of Menu Bar while using Aero Theme

I can't find how to change the color of Windows 7 menu bar while using Aero theme. I only want to change the Menu Bar's color. The default Basic and High Contrast Themes themes of Windows 7 can ...
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Windows 7 Basic Theme “frame lag” of some kind

I have been having a problem with my computer(laptop) when using the Windows 7 Ultimate Basic Theme. The problem I'm having is that, whenever this theme is active, and I move one window over another, ...
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Is there a way to make notepad++ application itself dark?

I like the look of Sublime Text 2 but I prefer using Notepad++ as my default text editor. Is there a way to make the notepad++ application itself dark? More specifically, I would like to change the ...
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How to update Sublime Text 3 language specific color styles?

I'm using SCSS files for my SASS styling. And I would like to update the // comments to also gray out like the /* */ Materialize theme and color: Dracula: My SCSS.sublime-settings file: { ...
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Ubuntu vivid like win8

I have installed ubuntu vivid to my friend's laptop as secondary OS but my friend didn't like the unity Desktop's ui so I want to install windows 8 theme also want to move laucher to bottom side of ...
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How to disable taskbar transparency in Windows 8 desktop?

I'd like to disable taskbar transparency in Windows 8 desktop. On Win7 disabling Aero was a hack to accomplish this goal, but this post from how-to-geek to disable Aero in Win7 & Vista no longer ...
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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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Prevent firefox from showing tab text with text-shadows

How do I keep firefox from using drop-shadows on unselected tabs? Once I started using personas, the inactive tabs all have shadows under their text that reduce their readability.
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Windows theme selector in Tweak Tool disappeared after Fedora 22 upgrade

Running Gnome 3 under Fedora 21 and prior, the gnome-tweak-tool Appearance panel showed theme selectors for the following: Global Dark Theme Window GTK+ Icons Cursor Shell Enable Animations ...
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Google Chrome Theme

I recently changed my google chrome theme but I don't like it and now it won't change back. I tried going into settings and going back to the default theme but even that didn't work. This theme ...
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Windows 8.1 - How do I change font color for date and time?

I've been looking at this post and the solution says to save a file as Dark.theme with the code: [CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\DefaultIcon] ...
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Dark background in LibreOffice under Windows

I hate to write on with background, so i usally write my papers in a simple text editor, because I can have a dark background, but it's still annoying not to be able to use LibreOffice advanced ...
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Changing Theme while keeping color/fonts in VS2013

I am reasonably new to Visual Studio, so forgive me if this is very simple. I have adjusted my color and font in the editor window to display exactly how I prefer it to look. What I would like to do ...
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Windows 8.1 default (system) lock screen customization

Recently, I've reinstalled Windows on my laptop, upgrading it from Windows 7 to Windows 8.1. Now, I want to change the theme (or at least, wallpaper) which is shown on the screen before any user logs ...
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Customizing the Terminal

I am using Elementary OS (based on Ubuntu 12.04) and i would like to change the coloring scheme for Pantheon Terminal window. Here's what i have tried- Elementary Tweaks Dconf Editor shell ...
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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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Make Excel 2010 workable under high contrast theme

(started this topic first at answers.microsoft.com, but I have no high hopes it I will get a solution there...) Finally bought a new laptop with Windows 8.1, installed my Office 2010 on it, got all ...
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Themes that can change Windows Border, Icons, Control, and Cursor in Linux Mint Rebecca?

All of the themes online only change the taskbar, where can I get themes that can change the overall look? There is no new Windows Border, Icons, Control, and Cursor. Not a duplicate of this since I ...
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Does changing Windows XP theme to classic enhance performance?

A lot of my colleagues and friends who are still using Windows XP use the Windows Classic theme (i.e. the Win98-like theme, unlike the XP theme). Some of them just like it, but some others say that ...
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How to change the theme of Windows 8 to the classic theme?

I would like to change the theme of my Windows 8 install to the Windows Classic theme: .
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Mint opening wrong login screen sometimes

I've created my own login screen editing the code of Zukitwo-Circle. It works perfectly, but sometimes, instead of opening it, Mint simply opens GTK, the pure GTK, with no theme. Sometimes that ...
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Is it possible to put a white border to the text in a terminal window?

I use the terminal a lot, and having the same terminal design gets boring. I set the background to those cool default desktop images, and every terminal window is a random image. The text is hard to ...
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A Dark Theme for Windows 8

Is there any way for me to use Windows 8 in a dark environment? For a long time I had headaches that I couldn't fid their cause. Now, I'm using a dark visual style for my Windows 7 and since then, I ...
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An Explorer replacement for Windows with dark theme support

I'm trying to move to Windows 8. My problem is that I'm using a custom Visual Style that turns my OS to dark and it's not possible in Windows 8 for now. For that reason, I'm looking for a Explorer ...
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Restoring default color scheme on Windows 8

When I was trying to find some color scheme comfortable for eyes on my Windows 8, I have changed my regedit settings using *.reg file. Unfortunately, I don't like it anymore and I would like to ...
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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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High contrast theme and Firefox-Font colour issues?

I have turned on high contrast theme in Windows 7, the problem now is the theme is interfering with firefox( no problem with Opera) and the pages loading. For example, the below given is a screenshot ...
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How to Switch Windows Theme Back to Normal

After downloading macromedia flash, the theme suddently changed for me. Usually the normal Windows 7, it suddently changed to this: How can i change it back to normal?
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Why can't I change the theme of my Google-Chrome Dev-tools?

I am running Windows 7, and following this tutorial to change the theme of the Google Chrome Dev-Tools. I did download this theme, extracted it and then copied and pasted the code from its ...
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Copy *only* theme colors from one powerpoint presentation to another

I want to copy over the theme colors from one Powerpoint presentation to another. The universal method seems to be to use the Format painter across both presentations, like explained e.g. on this ...
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Changing the color in XFCE themes

Why in XFCE you can change the color of themes like Greybird, but when you try to do that for Clearlooks-Phenix the color does not apply in some applications?
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Mac Terminal theme - text-colors not working

I'm using the Mac Terminal more frequently and was using the Homebrew theme (green text, black background). Now I wanted to set a new theme which had different text colors. The one I tried using was ...
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linux boot up screen image + progress bar

I have a Linux system on which I want to have my own boot up image and a progress bar to indicate the progress. I made my own theme and added it using plymouth-set-default-theme -R 'name-of-theme'. ...
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Can i change default color scheme in classic theme windows 7?

Can i change this cofee color (in classic theme) to my own?
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Is there a way to find the name of the current theme in Google Chrome?

I have setup theme in Chrome, but it was awhile ago, probably when Chrome got official support for themes. I can't find the way to get the name of my current theme installed. I want to use same theme ...
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How to apply Windows 8 theme via batch file?

High contrast Windows 8 themes files are found at \Windows\Resources\Ease of Access Themes\. I want to be able to switch between hcblack.theme and hcwhite.theme using a batch file. How does one apply ...
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Setting Excel 2013 default theme

I want to change the default theme for Excel, so that when I open a new blank document, the right fonts and colors are in place. I've come so far as to make a theme and set it as default, but for some ...
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Change theme in Chrome to one that's been previously installed

This seems like it should be really easy to do, I just can't work out how. Is there a way in Chrome to switch to themes that have previously been installed on the browser. Themes that have been ...
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Any way to make the Windows 7/8 taskbar even smaller?

I want to make it smaller than the default small setting, like 10 px in height or however small I want.. Any way to do this? Thanks.
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How to install phpBB styles on localhost?

I have been trying to test phpBB in xampp within windows 7 for development purposes. After a successful install of phpBB, I tried to add styles(themes) to my phpBB install directory. I downloaded and ...
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'Unsaved Theme' is not appearing when I make a change to a theme in Windows 7

According to personal experience and Microsoft documentation, when an aspect of a theme (wallpaper, border colour, etc) is changed in the 'Personalization' screen of Windows 7, a theme called Unsaved ...
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Firefox userChrome.css window focus

Is there a CSS selector I can use to change the text color of Firefox when the window loses focus? I've tried: window:focus { color: #aaa; } window[focus] { color: #aaa; } Or am I stuck using ...
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Where is the .zshrc file on Mac?

I’m using iTerm and wanted to customize the look of my terminal window using Oh My ZSH!. And according to the documentation I need to change the ~/.zshrc file and add a ZSH_THEME value: Once you ...
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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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Does Firefox use some default “chrome.css” from which I can learn how to change my own userChrome.css?

I want to change the way Firefox (or Iceweasel in my case) handles highlighting of tabs. This is how it is done as of now (the bottom tab is highlighted, the top is colored). I basically want to ...
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How to change or customize Windows 7 control (minimize, restore, and close) buttons

I use Windows 7 Home Basic, and have noticed that the window control buttons (minimize, restore, and close buttons) change when I switch from Windows 7 Aero theme to Windows 7 Basic theme. Thus I ...
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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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Fedora 21 window decorations for firefox and other applications

Just installed Fedora 21 How can I make Firefox gel with the systems window decoration theme? This is how it looks now: Firefox doesn't care about my theme. How can I make the top bar fit in with ...
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gitk looks ugly / doesn't honor theme settings

I'm running Xubuntu, (actually linux mint with xfce on top, but I suppose it's essentially the same thing) I set my appearance theme to (a modified version of) MurrinaStormCloud, but if I run gitk, ...
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Opera theme files on Mac OS X

Where are the theme images stored for Opera on Mac OS X? I've dug deep in the Opera.app package as well as ~/Library/Application Support/com.operaSoftware.Opera and I've had no luck.