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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 modify this section in Blender theme [duplicate]

I cannot locate this option to change the box where the tick is. I have accidentally modified it, and cannot locate it.
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How do I increase the vertex size in the interface?

In one video I saw that one person has his vertex much bigger than usual, how can I do the same? In video: Me:
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Blender theme, How to float the panels on the left and right

I found a theme which is influenced by Cinema 4D. I'm altering some parts of the theme to better suite my custom workspace/Theme. I want to float the tool panel on the left and the panels on the right,...
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What is this line called in the custom options panel

Can someone please tell me where this line color is located?
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How to Highlight the face when selecting all its vertices?

So, the issue is that I switched blender theme to "Maya" and, as a result, now when I select all the vertexes of the face, the face itself isn't highlighted in viewport. But I actually want ...
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Themes - Change bubbles to checkboxes?

In blenders default themes, the toggles are represented by checkmarks with colored backgrounds. In my custom theme, I only have bubbles without any checkmarks. Where is the setting I can change to ...
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UI Theme Limitations - How to request changes? [closed]

I really enjoy making themes for Blender, but my intention always falls short due to a few limitations that are in the theming system. As granular as the system is, there are a few options that ...
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Is it possible to install old themes and icons in Blender 3.6.4?

I would like to know if it is possible to install old themes and icons in the current version of Blender. If possible, is it recommended to do so? Can I have problems using an old theme? This question ...
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How to display subdivision mesh to indicate edges generated by a modifier

Is it possible to assign two different colours to a generated mesh by a modifier such as subdivision and that original belonging to an object? Let's say I have this object: If I turn on ...
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How to Change the BG of the Timeline

I'm trying to change the color of the timeline BG in Blender to be more visible than the dark color it is now in the current theme I'm using. I can't find the setting to change it. Thank you.
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Return a color from the Themes -> Text Editor panel in Blender

When opening Edit > Preferences > Themes > Text Editor and hovering over Line Numbers color picker, Python Tooltip shows: ThemeTextEditor.line_numbers ...
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Change library override colors in Blender theme

I know how to change theme colors in Blender. That's easy. But I can't find the specific UI element I'm looking for in the theme editor, and there is no search function. There is a pair of colors that ...
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Can you change the Noodle Curving behavior, particularly for left-directed connections, back to how it was in Blender version 3.1?

In versions 3.1 of Blender and earlier, noodles connecting reroute nodes would end neatly right on those nodes, whether your theme's Noodle Curving was set to 0 for straight lines or higher for curved ...
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Asset browser blue highlight colour - where to find in the theme preferences?

Where do I find the blue highlight colour of the asset browser in Preferences > themes?
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What is the parameter in theme to change the color of the Camera Frame

I'd like to change the frame color when looking through the camera viewport both when locked and unlocked - is this possible? Thanks!
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Is there any reference on how to create custom themes?

The default themes .xml file has 1600 lines. I want to create a custom theme, but it's a daunting task due to the amount of customization options. I'm therefore looking for any references/manuals/...
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What theme does @quellenform use [closed]

@quellenform if you don't mind, could you tell me what theme you use to make everything white? I can't find it anywhere as all of Blender's white themes make my nodes blue. Is it a custom theme or ...
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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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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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