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Questions pertaining to the Blender GUI theme. Blender themes can be customized and exported in the User Preferences.

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How to invert screen colour? [closed]

Hello_everyone, I wish to make a black/white UI theme in my current project , but setting object colour to all the UI lags the game a bit and takes forever for me to do it to achieve what in the ...
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What theme dose @quellenform use [closed]

@quellenform if you don't mind could you tell me what theme you use to make everything white? I cant find it anywhere as all the blender white themes make my nodes blue. is it a custom user theme or ...
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Blender Axis color change [duplicate]

Am very new to Blender. I feel uncomfortable with Blender’s AXIS color and shape, they are so pale and thin. Is there any way I can make them like 3ds max’s Grid lines (like Very clear and white). And ...
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Assign hotkey to themes

I'm trying to assign hotkeys to quickly change themes in Blender, but can't find a way around that. Is it possible to press a key and change the theme?
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strange display in different themes

comment please. I select face. However, in the "XSI" theme - the selection is displayed strangely. This is not the case for other themes. Is this behavior expected or is a report required? ...
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How can I change the drop shadow of a node?

I think I just tried every setting I could find, but I can't solve the puzzle: All the colors of the nodes can be changed in the Blender Preferences under Themes, just not the shadow cast of the nodes....
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Blender 3.0 Selection Low Visibility

I noticed the visibility of selected vertices, edges, or faces in edit mode is much lower than what it was in older versions of Blender, especially on complex meshes, and more so on meshes with a lot ...
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active element icons highlight color change

Does anyone know how to change the highlight color of icons indicating active element? I mean this grey area under an icon. Sometimes finding in which hierarchy this object is not so easy.
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how to edit blenders UI icons? [duplicate]

I hate blenders icons and UI design, is there anyway I can edit / replace the icons blender is bundled with?
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Can someone explain how this glowing cube was achieved? [duplicate]

First Post! I'm talking about the glowing cube. Pic taken from a video tutorial and they used a theme to get the result, but what I don't understand is how they got this in blender render and achieved ...
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How to get the curvy node connector lines in the 2.80+ interface? [duplicate]

This is a question about blender’s interface and the way it looks, with no functional difference. I have windows 10, and when switching from blender 2.79 to 2.80 regardless of the machine, the curvy ...
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Where can I change the color of the parts marked in red?

Where can I change the color of the parts marked in red?
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How to make this stylish «cutting mat» theme? [duplicate]

Hello to everyone! I found this image in one of the topics called «How to make a curved Cone?». Is this a «cutting mat» theme? Where can i find it? Thanks!
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Edge Slide - line color change

Is it possible to change the color of the "Edge Slide" operator line? Thx
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How do I change the color of a wireframe object

How do I change the color of the cube (and the stuff behind it) to be different from the background color?
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How to get the file path of the current theme?

I have an addon that allows changing your current theme to a custom one using bpy.ops.preferences.theme_install(path), but I also want to allow going back to the ...
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2.9.X Theme to for 2.76b... our lab pc can't run version upper from 2.76b

2.9.X Theme to for 2.76b... our lab pc can't run version upper from 2.76b ... i am teacher and i want teach blender to our student our lab is old becouse we in thired world country (poor country) i ...
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No vertices, edges or faces displayed

I am new to blender and I have been trying to follow along to Blender Guru's How to make a teddy bear video but when I got to the part where I need to make seams, I don't have that same pathway choice ...
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How to set a different theme for Edit Mode?

I would like to make Edit Mode and Object Mode more visually distinct, especially when I have no object selected. Currently, I scan my screen for little GUI details once in a while to figure out which ...
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2.9x Theme - Visual Chart?

Is there a visual chart showing what colors connect to each UI element, ...besides trial and error?
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How to move or modify the position of the redo panel?

The panel is always minimized, I have to enlarge it and move my head to bottom left each time: Does anyone know of any modifications or plugins that will allow me to move this window? Or even dock it ...
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How to change color of the currently active window in Blender?

I would love to change the highlight color of the window being used when working in Blender. Now, when I hover over it, it highlights just a tiny bit. Is it possible to highlight it with different ...
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Subdivision Mesh Color

Editing vertices, faces and edges becomes difficult post subdivision. While I understand I can toggle off the subdivision during editing, it would be beneficial (to me) to be able to change the theme ...
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After updating Blender to 2.90 UI looks weird. How can I fix that

Every button, slider, tab, checkbox looks cut. Does somebody know how to fix that? I'm using Xubuntu 20.04
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Help on Themes. Unable to change color of attached section

I just started learning blender yesterday. I was customizing the themes but I am unsure as to what section is the following (with the dark gray background and black text). I am unable to read my layer ...
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Cannot save customized blender interface theme .xml

I have blender 2.83.1 installed via Steam, and i have 2.90 alpha downloaded from blender.org I've saved and customized interface themes in the past, and i followed the steps listed everywhere which ...
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3D Viewport Increase Selected Edge Thicknes

Looking for setting to change Edge thickness. Currently selected edges are to thin and difficult to see.
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How to change theme for file viewer

I reset many colors individually using the Themes options. Now my file viewer looks weird. (The place you enter the name to save or find a file and the button to open or save.) I can't find a setting ...
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Icon colors are difficult to see

I changed a lot of items individually in the Edit>Preferences>Themes options to make it easier for my deteriorating vision. Somehow these changes made the icons for the toolbars on the right funny ...
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How to change the Viewport background color?

I'm trying to change the Viewport background color. But I can't seem to find the right settings. Anyone knows where to find it?
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Changing Default Checkered Background UI Color

I was wondering is there anyway to customize the checkerboard color? I'd like to lower it's contrast since it is very distracting for me. I can't seems to find the one attribute in theme preference. I ...
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2.79 theme for 2.8

simple question: Did anyone port the default 2.79 theme to 2.8 yet, or at least to a theme that's as similar as possible? Just exporting the old default theme and installing it in 2.8 is mostly ok, ...
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Where does Blender 2.8 store theme files on Mac OS?

Blender 2.8 seems not to store custom theme files in scripts/presets/interface_theme anymore. Only the default-themes that ship with Blender by default show up ...
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Blender 2.8 customised themes

I have tried on two different computers, also downloaded different builds, to make my own theme. I save the current state, then exit and choose the blender theme, then try and load mine, but nothing ...
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How can I change theme for background color?

I can't find background color option in the Preferences>Themes>3D View menu. Where is it? Thanks!
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Blender 2.8 - No theme presets?

I'm really sorry if it's something dumb I'm doing, but for whatever reason, I have no other presets to select from than those in the pic below, and I swear there were others when I was checking 2.8 ...
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How I can change Blender to the "blue mode"? The cube is always transparent

In this tutorial Blender is in the mode that I want, but I cant find the theme.
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Darker and less contrasted 3D viewport and 2D canvas - Latest build of 2.8

I just downloaded the latest build of 2.8 to try out the new grease pencil curve feature, but I've noticed something off. The 2D canvas is significantly darker (an off grey), whereas the last build ...
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Splash screen in blender 2.79b [duplicate]

I want to change my splash screen image.but I cant found where is the bl_app_template_user location.I dont found the default splash screen image in that folder ...
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Change Blender 2.8 theme?

I installed Blender 2.80 Beta on my PC and the UI looks different from what it should (as I find online, and having tested it on a friend's computer). The boxes have a weird gradient-like active ...
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How to edit UI icons?

Blender 2.8 comes with a set of monochromatic icons which seem to be stored inside datafiles/icons/*.dat. How can these icon files be edited/replaced with other/...
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how to set the alpha theme version in my new blender 2.8 version thanks

i download the new version blender 2.8, but i need to change the interface or theme in my new blender 2.8. isit possible?
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Is it possible to change the colour of vertex indicators in Blender?

I have to select some vertices that are very close together with ones I do not wish to select and its quite hard to see them. I was wondering if the little black dots (which indicates a vertex) can be ...
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Expanded List of Themes - Super Light Theme

Is there an expanded list of Blender Themes hidden in settings anywhere? I know plugins and themes for many software are hosted on their server to limit the download size. Yes I know I can download ...
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Themes: How to change the color settings of a temporary field within the Info panel

I am modifying the theme of Blender, and have most of the settings where I want them. However, I am having difficulty with a temporary message field, circled in yellow below. I have messed around ...
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Accidently deleted a theme

So I accidentally deleted the Elysium theme with the minus button in blender preferences. Is there any way to recover it?
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Wire color for group instances in Matcap Solid View in User Preferences

I want to capture Matcap shading and wires for workflow images. However, the wire color of the group instance is white in the Matcap view. I want black like any other object. I looked at all of the 3D ...
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How to get thick lines around windows via UI settings?

When I saw a video on the Blender YouTube channel, I was attracted to one theme. The theme is that there is a dark gray line between each window. What changes do I have to make in the Theme Editing ...
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Several add-ons throw error "DLL load failed. %1 is not a valid Win32 application."

Known add-ons with this issue are Tissue, RetopoFlow, and XNALara/XPS Import/Export. I am running Blender 2.79 on Windows 10 64-bit. I have also experienced this issue in 2.78, but not in 2.77. ...
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Is there a way to quickly switch Themes?

I have my normal modelling theme: And then I change to a 3D no-gradient white background with grid scale = 0 and no relationship lines in perspective mode: I then use this to take screenshots of the ...
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