How to change the background colour of the active explorer pane!
Is it easy to change the background color of the active explorer pane in the Quad Directory File Manager !
1.) ... Change the background color in Q-Dir!
2.) ... it is not possible to colorize the background of Tree View?
1.) Change the background color in Q-Dir!
Just on the main menu> "Extras" then "... more options."
In Options-Dialog select the tab Colors !
Now you can customize the Color-Filter for file extensions and background color.
Placeholder for background color is:
#BG =background color
#BG-A =background color for active pane (view, window)
# = Hidden Files,Folders
#RO = Read only
Other options Bold/Italic/Strikeout and Color:
(-1) = next filter can change (set) this value.
(0) = not set (next filter can't change this value).
(1) = set (next filter can't change this value).
2.) it is not possible to colorize the background of Tree View?
MENU ► Extras ► Tree-View ► Use Color-Filter (... see Image-3)
| (Image-3) Q-Dir not possible to colorize the background of Tree View!
FAQ 47: Updated on: April 20th 2018 00:11
Q-DIR - FAQ-47: How to change the background colour of the active explorer pane!
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|Asked questions on this answer:|
I only ever use Details view--but I like the colour scheme ( in Windows) of
"Fiesta" and that fills most of the top part of each window--hardly use
the tree view--prefer a "drive list". Perhaps I really need to change the
background colour of the active pane? That way I wouldn't miss whjich
pane is the active one--or alternatively, change the colour of the
background of the NON-active windows?? Whichever is easiest. - see
attached screenshot which may explain my problem in spotting the active
Thanks for your interest.
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