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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Emacs -nw color-theme and terminal transparency

I'm using M-x load-theme to load color-theme-solorized from the marmalade repository and it works and gets the color correct. The problem I'm having is that if I run emacs -nw in gnome-terminal that ...
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Excel 2010 shows different cell fill colors depending on Windows Appearance Settings

I just noticed something very strange. I created an Excel workbook in Excel 2010 (Windows 7) and manually formatted alternate rows with slightly different colors. When my colleague opened the ...
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How to modify Chrome newtab.css from within a Chrome theme?

I want to modify the CSS for new tab page. NOT make new tab page. I already made a new tab page, but many users installing my themes won't also install the new tab page extension. So I want to modify ...
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After upgrading to Windows 8.1 the themes from Windows 8 were replaced by new ones

I have searched in C:\Windows.old\WINDOWS\Web\Wallpaper but it does not contain all the old Windows 8 themes. Does anyone know another way to retrieve them?
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How to get user defined language in Notepad++ to follow master formatting?

I have successfully created a user defined language file in Notepad++ and this file has formatting, highlighting, etc. What I am hoping to do however is tie these into the main theme is. But it looks ...
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How to let software not override the currently defined windows-theme?

Here I read the topic on how to force Google Chrome using the defined windows-theme for its interface instead of imposing the own Google-Chrome-interface. URL: How to disable Chrome themes/skins and ...
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How to get Windows 8 Release Preview Aero lite Theme in Windows7?

So, I find myself liking the default wpf theme for the aerolite visual style in Windows 8 RP After a little digging, I found a few files called PresentationFramework.Aero2.ni.dll. I was ...
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Gtk3 theme development tips

I've started adopting the default Ubuntu Ambiance theme for my needs, but I find it a very cumbersome process. As soon as I change my theme and load it, it also gets cached so any further changes ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 forgets desktop theme

I am running Ubuntu in VirtualBox (on a Windows 7 host). Several times now, the top-level menu bar, the task bar — and seemingly every system dialog — have forgotten the out-of-the-box "Ambiance" ...
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How to set a theme for Windows XP to use before a use logs in?

If Windows XP "welcome screen" is disabled (manually or by joining a domain) an ordinary window is used to log-in (like it was in Windows 2000). This window is styled with default Windows XP "Luna" ...
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How to change the theme of only one Office program

I can change the theme of an Office program (say Word) by the instructions here, and it works perfectly. However, if I then open another Office program (maybe Excel), the theme has changed in that ...
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Windows 8/2012 Change Menu and other colors

Is there a way to change the background color of menus in Windows 8 or the highlight color when you roll over a menu? I looked and I can't seem to find a way to do it. Do I need to install something ...
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How do I prevent font smoothing from turning on when changing theme?

When I change my Windows 7 environment theme via Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Personalization, it turns on font smoothing, even if the themes I'm switching between were saved with font ...
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My letters are white! I can't see anything of What I'm typing, how do I change this?

I don't know what it is that I did, I was trying some new themes in my Windows so I installed this patch that was needed to do it, then I fiddled with some themes. I don't where in the process but ...
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How do I get current icon theme name in linux?

Im writing small TODO applet for conky in lua. Id like to display small icon next to task, which matches current icon theme. I have already read which icon to look for on freedesktop.rg. How to get ...
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Is there any potential vulnerability in using an unsigned theme on Windows 7/8?

Assume the patching utility is trusted. I'm trying to understand whether this limitation is a matter of Microsoft controlling branding or an actual security concern. As an aside, the hoops I have to ...
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How hard it is to make Firefox themes usable in Seamonkey?

I find it very odd that for SeaMonkey there are so very few themes available. (Half of which are not working with the latest version, and the rest look like they were made in the former century.) Is ...
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Changing the Google Chrome “link preview” bar?

In Google Chrome, when you hover over a link, a small bar pops up on the bottom-left of the screen that tells you where the link takes you. I've installed a theme, and I like the theme, but I want to ...
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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 do I get the colors from Windows 7 “Classic Theme” in Windows 8?

I've tried to export the theme from Windows 7 and import it to Windows 8, but some colors are still different. In particular, the Active Window title bar color is too similar to the Inactive color. ...
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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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Aero Effect disables automatically

Some months ago I have my windows 7 aero effect enabled, and there is no problem. But now I have problems when using aero effect (I mean aero theme). First when using aero theme, minimizing windows ...
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Windows 7: How to make active window much visible at taskbar?

Win 7 is fancy but XP was much better at accessibility... I can't recognize easily which window is active at taskbar, active item has an extra "glow". Is there any way to improve that?
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Asus laptop not retaining Aero theme when unplugged

The problem i'm having occurs when i unplug my laptop, it disregards several elements of my theme. The taskbar gains "auto-hide". My desktop background is turned white. The transparency on my ...
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Mac OS X Themes Manager

does anyone know what a good client for changing/managing themes in Mac OS X 10.6.x Snow Leopard? I was looking at a few, but it seems that ShapeShifter doesn't work with Leopard's new themeing ...
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Mac OS X X11 gnome clients theme

Is there any program to set the theme of x11 gnome applications under Mac OS X? I've installed macports and gnome, but I cant find the gnome-theme-manager that I'm using when under linux.
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Handling black text in a dark terminal colour scheme

I tweaked my colours in iTerm (though the specific terminal application I use is not relevant). I chose a dark background colour, and defined red, green, yellow, etc. All was well until I ran npm ...
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How to make the window buttons rectangular in Classic theme in Windows 7?

This is how the buttons look after installing a third-party color schemes to Windows registry: This is Windows Classic theme engine with Themes service and DWM turned off. How it is possible to ...
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Change Chrome toolbar color

I want to change the color of the Chrome UI to black/white/grey. I've already changed the OS colors (using win8.1 x64) in the registry. Everything seems to works good so far. However Chrome doesn't ...
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Office 2013 with Windows 7 theme

I have just installed Office 2013, and I noticed that it does not use the operating system’s chrome/theme, in this case Windows 7. Before I uninstall and go back to Office 2010, can a setting be ...
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How can I get the default theme from Windows 8 in my upgraded 8.1?

I upgraded to Windows 8.1, and it comes with a theme installed that I don't like. I loved the blue background/white flower theme that came installed on Windows 8 originally, but it seems to have ...
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How to create a Stardict-3 skin

I want to change the default theme/skin in Stardict-3 because it looks like it's running in Basic mode with the square brackets and all. I'm not particularly a fan of the default gtk look. The ...
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How can I (or can I) install iMetal Aqua Krytarik under Mint Cinnamon 16?

I would like to install http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/iMetal+Aqua+Krytarik?content=138416 under Mint Petra, and putting it in the ~/.themes directory did not appear to register. Can slightly ...
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Twitter Profile Photo header bar is #F1F1F1 instead of dark gray in Firefox and Seamonkey on Win764

White header bar Twitter Profile Photo header bar is #F1F1F1 instead of dark gray in Firefox 26 and Seamonkey 2.22 on Win764bit. It displays correctly in Chrome and Internet Explorer. It's like this ...
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Customizable front end content submission form--with images--plugin or theme for a Buddypress environment in Wordpress?

I help with a Gothic online site that has both professionally created content, but also wants to allow content to be created by users. This content could only created by registered users and it would ...
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How to set theme for each frame in Emacs 24

I would like to set a different theme for each emacs window that I have open. I want to use the new Emacs 24 theming, so I don't want to use the color-theme library as suggested in this post. I am ...
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Vbox ubuntu cursor flicking, any static themes?

Asus n550jv, host - new clear windows 8 64 bit, latest video drivers, virtualbox 4.3.4 with guest ubuntu 12.04.3 64 bit with automatically installed guest additions. According to this and this I give ...
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Themes pictures windows 8 - how do I extract pictures

Themes pictures windows 8 - how do I extract pictures since I think if I let it upgrade to the 8.1 all that will be deleted I would like to save the pictures at least
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Lync under high contrast theme sending black text with black background

I use Lync at work a lot. I recently switched to a high contrast theme when my eyes started hurting from looking at a white screen all day. For some reason when I now type in Lync I send black text ...
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Change theme of windows 7 taskbar?

I really want a cool desktop look. I checked out rainmeter and thought it was perfect but i dont want to use it cause it might slow down my pc and my pc isnt that high-end. I saw a screenshot of ...
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Classic Theme doesnt load

My problem is that I cant change the windows theme to the Classic Style that looks like win98, yes I want the classic style because I made a custom color theme soft and dark, that I couldnt make out ...
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What ever happened to BBLean (Black Box Windows Shell?)

So I just found out about people created alternative Window shells. I found this out by finding out about Black Box or bblean. My question is, whatever happened to these nifty shells? This beats ...
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How do you turn off Aero Glass on an underpriveleged account?

The computers at my university all have the Aero Glass theme enabled which makes many things unresponsive. The student accounts here have reduced privileges (no control panel, no accessibility ...
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highlight search terms for perl in eclipse on ubuntu

When I do Ctrl + F and type in my search term and then click the Find button I get the results but I am using the oblivion Theme in Eclipse So the background if #55555 and the search term is ...
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“Bad configuration file” when I install a theme for prestashop which should be compatible to the current version

I tried many times to upload this theme clothes3 to my prestashop through module and theme installer. It always failed and said "Bad configuration file". If I just extract and upload to the theme ...
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iMovie 11: Changing the text of ending title automatically added by theme

I started a project in iMovie '11 and added some clips to it. I had chosen the 'Scrapbook' theme for the project. This theme inserted a "Directed by" title to the last 8s of the project. So far so ...
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I cannot change theme in Chrome Version 27.0.1453.110

A few days ago I got this popup saying the my Chrome was out of date and demanded I upgrade. I did and got Version 27.0.1453.110. All my extensions disappeared as did any settings (like where to ...
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Can't remove border around pictures in Transcript WordPress theme

I am building a new website using the premium theme named Transcript by Gabfire and I cannot find a way to remove the border around pictures I insert into a post/article. Have Googled this issue and ...
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Saving themes/personas to disk for Firefox and/or Chrome-browser?

Are there any tools/plug-ins that will allow me to save themes/personas locally to disk - preferably without installing them? Alternatively, is there a good way to "copy" the currently installed ...
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How to disable hot tracking UI feature in Windows 7?

Is it possible to disable hot tracking in tree- and listview controls in Windows 7? I guess this is related to the Aero theme, but I don't want to switch to Classic. I would like to have Aero without ...