Tab highlight color can't be changed, making for ugly themes

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Chris Wood
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Tab highlight color can't be changed, making for ugly themes

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If you use a different theme in WindowsXP, XYplorer can look quite horrible since certain patches (the toolbar, tab foreground, and a border around the statusbar) don't follow the system theme colours.

EDIT: Changed title since the tab highlight is the only non-editable thing.
Last edited by Chris Wood on 17 Apr 2007 13:32, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: XYplorer doesn't use system colours everywhere

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Simply close and restart the app. Only the tab headers colors don't follow automatically since you can configure them yourself. Config | Colors: right-click the labels to set the current system colors.

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Woops, sorry. Is there any way to change the colour of the current tab highlight?
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Post by surrender »

you mean the orange highlight over the current tab? I remember you asking this sometime back. Personally, orange is one of my favs, so no complains.

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Post by avsfan »

Are you talking about the background of the current tab? If so, just go into Configuration (F9), then click the "Colors" tab, and change the color of "Background" in the "Tab Headers" section on the right side.

Does this do what you want?

Good luck!

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Post by Chris Wood »

surrender wrote:you mean the orange highlight over the current tab? I remember you asking this sometime back. Personally, orange is one of my favs, so no complains.
Yeah, that. Good memory. It's not terrible usually but with different themes it can be awful.
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