Questions tagged [themes]

Themes are custom graphical appearances for software applications.

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What are the negative and positive aspects of dark color scheme?

I am using Light-on-dark color scheme (dark background with light text) in my application. My question is, what are the negative and positive aspects of this color scheme and why this color scheme ...
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Dark or white color theme is better for the eyes?

What is better for the eyes, a dark color theme or a white color theme?
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Should I let my users chose between multiple themes?

I run a relatively successful website made with Twitter Bootstrap. I've heard from the users saying how they love the design and the responsiveness that my website has. Much of said responsiveness and ...
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Charts: Unlimited data, limited colors

Currently I am tasked to create a JavaScript plugin that builds 3 charts: Stacked bar chart Pie chart Multi-line chart These charts are to be styled ala Bootstrap. I am evaluating colors at the ...
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How important is the ability to change the color theme on a desktop application?

At my company we create Windows desktop applications using Microsoft's .Net (WPF to be specific). The window or "chrome" is completely customized, meaning that we do not use the standard Windows ...
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Resources explaining how to approach UI theming

I'm looking for resources that best describe picking and using colors within a user interface. For example, elements that are good to color and elements that should have no or little color impact. I ...