RE: Customized Colour Schemes

Tim Byars (
Sat, 22 Aug 1998 21:02:15 -0700

At 8:29 PM -0700 8/22/98, Joe Barrera came up with this:

> The information is stored in the registry under HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control
> Panel\Appearance. You can save this info in a file by running regedit, going
> to the key, and doing File|Export Registry File. Just running this file on
> another machine will then overwrite the color schemes with the ones you
> saved from the first machine.
> According to
> there are some higher level automatic config tools on the win95 CD itself,
> and there's also the win95 resource kit with a bunch of stuff on it.

Oh how fuckin' modern! Nothing slips by you guys does it?

Just FYI on a Mac currently you throw in Kaliedoscope into the System
folder. Create a Scheme with D'Studio and there you go. Or you can just
download any one of the thousands at

And on system 8.5 it's built in.



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