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17. Themes

Themes are used to configure the way the window manager looks. Things like fonts, colors, border sizes, button pixmaps can be configured. Put together they form a theme.

Theme files are searched in the libpath/themes subdirectories.

These directories contain other directories that contain related theme files and their .xpm files. Each theme file specifies fonts, colors, border sizes, ...

The theme to use is specified in  /.icewm/theme file:

Theme = "nice/default.theme"

Name of the theme to use. Both the directory and theme file name must be specified.

If the theme directory contains a file named fonts.dir created by mkfontdir the theme directory is inserted into the X servers font search path.> contains various nice themes created by users of IceWM.

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