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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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2.79 User Prefs Theme addon list color

After much time searching I am unable to find an answer, I am trying to change the addon list theme text color from black to white, I have gone through most of the color swatches but nothing is ...
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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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Text color of add-ons list

I am bamboozled by the labels in Themes and have made changes by trial and error but one has stumped me - where can I change the text color of the list of add-ons from black on grey to white on black?
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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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2.80: how do I change the floating info text in the upper left corner of the 3d viewport

It's like embossed, shadowed, and dark, almost unreadable. I have scanned virtually everything in Preferences but nothing works. All I can find is the ability to turn them on or off in the Pref -> ...
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How to change the color of Bézier curves in blenders theme?

I am using a custom theme for blender however when I create a Bézier curves it's display color is white and that blends in with the background so I would like to change the color in the theme to ...
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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 2.8 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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How can I change the color of top bar…?

Hi Blend geeks :))) Hope you guys are having an amazing time with blender 2.8. I was wondering if we can change the color of this top panel I shown in the figure...?
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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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About Blender Theme

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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How do you make this theme?

Hi! I found this image in one of the topics (Keep sharp edges when using subdivision surface) I was wondering how can I make this theme! Thanks!
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Is there a way to have vertical stripes on all timelines?

I find it difficult to visualize and calculate a 1 second of time with a solid grid slab. I thought maybe if there was a background pattern that slices a second or a half second into vertical bands ...
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Blender theme for old people with vision problems [duplicate]

I have been looking everywhere online trying to find a way to make the Blender interface bigger. I have a lot of trouble seeing the text in the default theme. I have tried adjusting the fonts, which ...
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Ruler/Protractor tool - change text color

I use Blender 2.78 . How can I change the text color for the Ruler/protractor tool results in the blender user reference ( theme), e.g. shown below.
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Is there a blender UI addon that highlights the active menu the mouse cursor is hovering over?

From what I understand so far about Blender, wherever the mouse cursor is hovering over, it becomes the active region. Currently, Blender slightly changes the tint of a menu's header as you hover ...
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How to Change the Colors in Info Menu

I've been able to use the User Preferences, Themes to change colors in my Blender inferface but I can't find the place to change the menu text color in the info bar. I need to change "File," "Render,"...
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Where are located custom themes?

I am making a new theme and have clicked on the + button in the Theme tab in User Preferences and named it but when i go in "C:\Program Files\Blender Foundation\Blender\2.78\scripts\presets\...
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How can I change (theme) the color of my objects in Object Mode?

Heads-up: I'm not talking about assigning materials or matcap, ok?? I'd like to change the default color of objects when you startup blender with a raw scene or when you haven't assigned them ...
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Is it possible to change the width of edges in edit mode?

I'm a math teacher. I like to use Blender to demonstrate some ideas when we talk about geometry in 3 dimensions, so I display it on our projector and the class will work together to edit some basic ...
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Change label color

I have a model that I created in Blender for a science class, and the project requires that I label the parts. The problem is, the labels appear blue when the object isn't selected, and it's the same ...
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How do I export user preferences from blender 2.77 to 2.78? [duplicate]

When I upgraded to blender 2.78, I couldn't recover my old user preferences settings. I had my own theme, my own hotkeys, and my preferred addons. I tried to figure out which files but I couldn't . ...
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How to uninstall sensei format?

I saw a tutorial on youtube that told something about the sensei format. I was totally unknown to this and wanted to try out what it was. So, I downloaded the addon and installed it, but when I wanted ...
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How to copy paste parts of Themes Setups from one theme to another?

Is it possible to copy part of Theme colors schemes from one preset to another (eventually via notepad) to get an almost perfect theme ? I ask because the quantity of the possible color selectors is ...
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Are themes for Blender releases prior to 2.77 compatible with 2.77?

I ask this cause most themes I find are are from version below 2.73, and I want to avoid messing with the UI. I need insight on the compatibility of those themes on BlenderSwap.
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Where to find particular colour the theme?

If you see in the image selected channel' Text is not at all readable. I am aware of theme colour setting in Preferences panel. But i am not able to find the fallowing So where do change the colour ...
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Way to disable “gradient” in ortho views?

Is there an option for controlling the 3D-view background gradient (and perhaps the grid for some situations) when switching between ortho and perspective? Specifically, when I switch to top or side ...
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User Theme Settings File

blender has some presets by default ( xml files ) and user can save his own settings for theme ( Save User Settings ) now, 3 simple question 1- is it possible to create an custom xml file to load ...
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Change UI color

Currently, we can change any colors from the Theme settings. For example, if one likes the following, they can change to it. How can I change C codes to set this theme as default for Blender?
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Theming the Timeline Area outside the Playback/Rendering Range

The Timeline Area’s background color seems to be controlled by Theme Space Settings > Window Background — but the background outside the playback/rendering range always seems to be a darker version of ...
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Selected Face color not updating in user interface

I’m trying to set the selected face color but it is not updating. Here are my user interface colors and the viewport results: The active face is set properly. So are the selected face dots. But the ...
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Change selection color of active element in a group

When I use groups it is really hard to recognize the active element by it's selection color. In this example the middle is the active. How can I change the active element selection color if it is ...
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How to fix issues with the “Back to Black” theme?

Camera, Empty, Grease Pencil and some other objects in the 3d view are not visible in the 3d view when not selected. Why?
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Header flip/RMB

Is there a way to set the headers so they are always at the top, as default? I can set them manually one at a time with a RMB, but this is distracting because you set it one way in one window, it ...
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How to save settings before a factory reset?

I'm getting errors that I can't figure out how to fix, so I'm thinking my best option at this point is a factory reset. I see that I can export key configurations, but how do I export my Theme? I'd ...
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What are these called in the User Preferences?

I'm trying to customize my Blender Theme to make the colors easier for me to look at, but I'm currently stuck on where the Tool Shelves are located in the themes section of the User Preferences.