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White letters on white desktop
black desktop letters?
royalelephant




msg:1569812
 10:31 am on Jul 1, 2005 (gmt 0)

I have a plain white wallpaper with a simple central design, and now need to make the icon text black or dark gray. where is this switch?

 

coopster




msg:1569813
 1:10 pm on Jul 1, 2005 (gmt 0)

I believe it is
Control Panel > Display > Appearance tab > Advanced button

royalelephant




msg:1569814
 2:27 pm on Jul 1, 2005 (gmt 0)

I'm using Windows Classic style with the standard color scheme.. and in the icon setting, the color selector is grayed-out... anyway to work around it in some way?

bill




msg:1569815
 12:12 pm on Jul 3, 2005 (gmt 0)

Actually in this case you would want to turn off XP's use of drop shadows for icon labels and then make the desktop background a light color to match your image. The font color for icon text is controlled by the background then.

The drop shadows can be switched off here:
System Advanced Performance Settings Visual Effects

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