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Changing Global Colors of Windows or Text

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You can change many of the colors used in X_TRADER. The two property tabs that house the color options are the Color tab and the MD Color tab.

Follow these procedures to change the color of a window or text:

To use a standard color for a window or text:

  1. From the Control Panel, click the Settings menu and choose Properties.
  2. Click the Color tab.
  3. Click the name of the color setting you want to change.
  4. Click a color from the palette.

    The Preview section displays your chosen color.

  5. Click Apply and then OK to exit.

To create and use a custom color for a window or text:

  1. From the Control Panel, click the Settings menu and choose Properties.
  2. Click the Color tab.
  3. Click the name of the color setting you want to change.
  4. From the Color section, click the Other button.

    The Color dialog box appears.

  5. Under the Custom Colors section, click the first available white box.

    Note: This ensures you will not copy a new custom color over an existing custom color.

  6. Under the Basic Colors section, click a base color to create your custom color from.

    Note: This ensures you can see your custom color as you create it.

  7. On the right side, select your custom color from the blended rainbow grid.

    The cross hairs pin-point your selection and the color appears in the Color/Solid square.

  8. Click and drag the triangle up or down the skinny luminosity grid to select the hue of your color.

    The Color/Solid square changes as you drag the triangle.

  9. Click the Add to Custom Colors button.

    Your selection in the Color/Solid square appears in the Custom colors palette on the left side.

  10. Click OK.

    On the Color tab, the Preview section displays your chosen color.

  11. Click Apply and then OK to exit.