Colour change for the desktop text

  [DELETED] 20:55 24 Oct 2003

I'm using Win XP and for the life of me, I cannot work out a simple thing like changing the colour of the text under the icons on the desktop.
Someone put me out of my misery....please.

  [DELETED] 21:01 24 Oct 2003

Right click on the desktop and select properties. You should b able to get what you want from there.

  [DELETED] 21:04 24 Oct 2003

tried that
where after that?
Any further info would be appreciated.

  [DELETED] 21:14 24 Oct 2003

from Mrs Gate's son's here


  zanwalk 21:15 24 Oct 2003

'Appearance' and the drop down menu under 'item'

  [DELETED] 21:33 24 Oct 2003

Under which heading????
3D Objects
Active Title Bar
Active Window Border
Application Background
Caption Buttons
Icon Spacing (Horizontal)
Icon Spacing (Vertical)
Inactive Title Bar
Inactive Window Border
Message Box
Palette Title
Selected Items

  [DELETED] 21:55 24 Oct 2003

Click on "Selected Items" from the menu you see, and the Font window which is greyed out will become active. From there choose the colour and size of font you wish to use. J.

  [DELETED] 21:58 24 Oct 2003

Djohn - thanks but that only works when I highlight them. I want the colour to change for good.

  woodchip 22:01 24 Oct 2003

Thank's Djohn I had forgot what grayed out the font window

  [DELETED] 22:11 24 Oct 2003

See what you mean. Just had all my settings at weird and wonderful colours trying each one out! Good job I took a note of each one or I'd never have got back to normal. Well the PC anyway, not me! ;o)

Think you might need one of those little downloads, like tweak tools or similar. j.

  [DELETED] 22:13 24 Oct 2003

I'll have a look around for one. Cheers anyhow

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