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Windows 7: How do I change dialog backgrounds?

22 Aug 2012   #11
aaron1a12

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Right, but I already said I knew it changes when you alter the color of "window." If you change window:color, it doesn't just change the background in dialog boxes, it also changes the text area in notepad, the process list in Task Manager, text boxes, and even the address bar in firefox.

I think this is impossible


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23 Aug 2012   #12
Bongo

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You're right many elements are tied together which makes it pretty difficult to get exactly what you want.
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