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Windows 7: Selected Text Highlights in Firefox Theme

25 May 2011   #1
fimble

windows 7 ultimate
 
 
Selected Text Highlights in Firefox Theme

Probably not the right forum or place but seeing as this place is full of tweakers I thought it wouldn't hurt to ask here!

I want to eliminate this blue highlight in FF (3.6 btw). It's the same for all text, and yes, it is the system colour. So I need to stop this FF theme using the system selected text highlight colour and specify my own.

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I've tried several css codes on the web to use in the chrome.css but nothing is happening so the codes I've found are obviously not right!

What I really need to know is (possibly) three things:
  • The correct code to use in the css file to (a) stop FF using system colour and using a.n.other colour. (b) Which chrome folder file to use it in, chrome.css or content.css?
    or
  • The correct code to use in about:config if that is where I should be looking.
    or
  • The correct code to search for and replace in the theme files. And a rough idea of where to find them!!

Ta in advance if anyone can help!

fimble


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25 May 2011   #2
Wallonn7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Hi fimble.
Is this what you're looking to know? Hope that helps.
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25 May 2011   #3
fimble

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

They don't change it, well, in the theme I'm using anyway!

I changed the font to khaki by adding this to chrome.css
<code>
menubar > menu
{color: #E3D49C !important;}
</code> so I was optimistic that something could be done within FF.

If I change the selected items colour in Windows to lime green, I get lime green in system file / folders text select etc.. I also get lime green on selecting text on web pages.

But that menu bar stays bloody blue!!
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25 May 2011   #4
Wallonn7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fimble View Post
They don't change it, well, in the theme I'm using anyway!

I changed the font to khaki by adding this to chrome.css
<code>
menubar > menu
{color: #E3D49C !important;}
</code> so I was optimistic that something could be done within FF.

If I change the selected items colour in Windows to lime green, I get lime green in system file / folders text select etc.. I also get lime green on selecting text on web pages.

But that menu bar stays bloody blue!!
And if you turn off the theme you are using for a while? It works?
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25 May 2011   #5
fimble

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Found it!!! It's easy to find. Once I knew the correct terminology to punch in to locate32 search I'd got sorted in 30 seconds. It's the other three days of trying to find thsat terminology that bugged me!

Here's the code that was in the menu.css file of the custom theme I'm using:
<code>
/* ..... Menubar Select Highlight Colur ..... */
menubar > menu[_moz-menuactive="true"],
menubar > menu[_moz-menuactive="true"][open="true"]{
color: -moz-menubarhovertext;
padding: 0px 3px 0px 2px;
background-color : #980000 !important;
color: black !important;
border: 1px solid #580000;
}
</code>

Thanks for your help though Wallon 7. You must have inspired me!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 May 2011   #6
Wallonn7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

You're welcome!
And thanks a lot for your encouraging words!
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