Dark Theme for Explorer++

Share any ideas you have on improving Explorer++
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Dark Theme for Explorer++

Post by tallguy297 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:40 pm

Here's a suggestion. The Microsoft Windows 10 October Update Build 17763 has an improved dark theme.
All opened windows apart from the control panel have a dark background.
A customisable theme & skin option would be handy to have.

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Re: Dark Theme for Explorer++

Post by pzaw » Sun Jan 13, 2019 1:04 pm

yes I second that

It would be nice.
All sites have glaring white even this forum and stresses my eyes.

Where possible I try to set background colour to a darker shade.

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Re: Dark Theme for Explorer++

Post by Sartek » Mon Feb 04, 2019 8:53 pm

I made a mockup by inverting the colours and then inverting back the icon parts to the default colours.
It's really just the white background that I want to be able to set to a black/dark grey. I use dark reader on chrome and firefox to make websites dark and have dark themes in my ide.
I'm using explorer++ because I really just want to have explorer with tabs and a dark theme.
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Re: Dark Theme for Explorer++

Post by NJo1000 » Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:59 am

Dark theme would be helpful for people like me who have less than perfect vision. White text on black background is much more legible.

Thanks for considering this enhancement.


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