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Change Window Background Color in Windows 10

How to Change Window Background Color in Windows 10

In Windows 10, you can change the window background color which is white by default. It specifies the background color for classic system dialogs,  lists, the document area background color in text editors, and more. The color can be changed from the default light gray color to any color you want for all Desktop apps you have installed at once. Let's see how it can be done.

Change Button Face Color in Windows 10

How to Change Button Face Color in Windows 10

In Windows 10, you can change the button face color which defines the face color of a 3D element. In a general case, it specifies the background color for classic system dialogs,  page controls, tab controls, and for a number of other controls like a grip resize button. The color can be changed from the default light gray color to any color you want for all Desktop apps you have installed at once. Let's see how it can be done.

Change Highlighted Text Color in Windows 10

How to Change Highlighted Text Color in Windows 10

In Windows 10, you can change the highlighted text color from white to any color you want. The color can be changed for all Desktop apps you have installed at once. The procedure is very simple. Let's see how it can be done.

Enable Dark Title Bars with Custom Accent Color in Windows 10

As you may already know, Windows 10 allows you to switch between the dark and light themes. This can be done with Settings. The appropriate options are located under Personalization -> Colors. Also, you can customize the accent color and apply it to the Start menu and taskbar, and/or window title bars. With a simple Registry tweak, you can enable the black color for title bars only, and keep the current color of window frames (e.g. the default blue color).

Add Windows Mode Context Menu in Windows 10 (Light or Dark Theme)

As you may already know, Windows 10 comes with two color schemes for Store apps. The default one is light, there is also a darker one.  Starting in Windows 10 Build 18282, that represents Windows 10 19H1, also known as "version 1903", you can apply the light or dark theme separately to Windows and to the Store apps.

Enable colored taskbar but keep title bars white in Windows 10

Earlier, we wrote how you can have colored taskbar but keep title bars white in Windows 10. This could be done with a simple Registry tweak. With Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Microsoft added the appropriate option to Settings, so Registry editing is not required any more. Let's see how it can be done.

Enable colored title bars but keep taskbar black in Windows 10

Previously, we covered an interesting Registry tweak which allowed you to have colored title bars but keep a black taskbar and Start menu in Windows 10. With Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Microsoft added the appropriate option to the Settings app, so you can get such an appearance with just a few mouse clicks! Let's see how it can be done.

How to change menu row height in Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and Windows 8

Earlier Windows versions like Windows Vista or Windows 7 had very flexible appearance settings. Unlike the latest versions including Windows 10 and Windows 8, they allowed you to change desktop icon spacing, window border size, scrollbar width and a lot of other options which you can no longer modify. One such option is menu bar height for apps which have a menu bar. Increasing the height of the menu bar can be very useful if you use a touch screen device. Taller menus are much easier to tap with your finger. There is a Registry tweak which can serve as a workaround for such a case.

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