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Old 10-19-2003, 09:31 PM   #1
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I recently installed Mozilla and all the windows have a pink background, Mozilla windows that is. I'm looking to change this and did not find any solutions in the preferences windows. I want to use this browser but I'm looking for a less feminine appeal. Thanks.
Old 10-19-2003, 10:07 PM   #2
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"I'm looking to change this "

You can change the look of Mozilla completely by downloading and installing a new Mozilla theme.

My favorite is Lopburi Flat

Before you test out the themes copy the entire .mozilla directory tree someplace safe. A buggy theme can make Mozilla unusable.

Be prepared. Create a LifeBoat CD.

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Old 10-19-2003, 10:08 PM   #3
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Heheh a pink background? How did that happen?

Try putting in the address 'about:config' in mozilla and you might be able to find an option to set it to it's default white.
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In a new Mozilla browser, click "Edit" then at the bottom of the drop-down list, click "Preferences..." That should open up a new window with some info on the right and a list of items off to the left. The very top item on the left should be "Appearance." Click the plus sign beside it to expand it, then select "Colors." There should be a "Text and Background" section which shows the default text and background of your windows. Set those to whatever colors you like and click "OK" to apply them.

Also, be sure to look at the radio buttons just below the Text and Background settings. One should say "Always use the colors and background specified by the web page" and the other should say "Use my chosen colors, ignoring the colors and background image specified." If you don't want to have the same background color for every page, select the first option and the browser will set the background and text colors depending on the website you're accessing, otherwise choose the second one if you want blue or green or any other color to always be your background/font color for the browser.

That's how it works with Mozilla v1.3, anyhow (I should probably update my version... lol). Hope that helps.
Old 10-19-2003, 10:40 PM   #5
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Well I messed around with themse and overall I'm ok. Although my mouse pointer is still pink when over a Mozilla window. My address bar is royal blue. I was worried about that pink window background, though a mouse pointer is not so bad. I have roomates you know! Maybe I should get a matching Polo! L8r, thank5 guys.


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