Questions tagged [themes]

Questions about using, creating, and modifying color themes and custom themes.

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emacs 24 lag problem

I've been using emacs for 3 months and I never have problem like this, I installed a theme then my emacs had lag. Actually it is not a big deal there is small diffrence between without theme and with ...
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Use a different color theme for eww buffers

I saw this question: How to customize background color for some web pages opened with eww? but this won't work for me. I'm trying to read Wikipedia pages and in many places Wikipedia uses images to ...
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Problem with installed color themes

I re-installed Emacs and I tried to change the color theme. I saved the changes and the .emacs file was updated but when I restarted Emacs the theme was not active! I want to point out that the ...
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Is there any way to run a hook function only once?

The context I'm using the after-make-frame-functions hook to load properly the themes in an emacs client/server configuration. Specifically this is the code snippet that I use to make that (based in ...
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How to change the mouse pointer colour?

I am using the ample theme and I quite like it, but I can't see the mouser pointer when moving over emacs and emacs is activated; as the emacs background and the mouse pointer are black, I would like ...
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Why does bmkp-desktop-jump change colour scheme?

I just realised (after playing with different colour themes) that bmkp-desktop-jump from Bookmarks+ changes the colour theme to the one selected before - this is nice, but can cause unwanted effects. ...
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How to reset color theme?

When I'm trying different color themes out, it seems if a particular element is not defined in the new theme the old theme value is retained, and this leads to some clashing. This happens in emacs 24 ...
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How to customize background color for some web pages opened with eww?

I just installed emacs 24.4 and I've started using eww. But one annoying thing is that when I visit google.com I get a grey background which makes text really hard to read for my theme. This is how it ...
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Helm color theme gets mixed results

I am using the Tomorrow-Eighties color theme from the color-theme-sanityinc-tomorrow package. Unfortunately when using Helm, not all of the correct colors seem to be applied. I've had an interaction ...
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Emacs won't load theme on startup

I've installed the solarized theme package via MELPA. I can select one of the two solarized themes via `customize-theme and it activates it. When I save the theme settings it adds the following to my ...
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Why does load-theme reset the custom-theme-load-path?

For some reason, I need to manually update the custom-theme-load-path list after every update of a theme like smart-mode-line or leuven-theme. Looking for a solution, I came across this SO post. Here ...
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Different themes for terminal and graphical frames when using Emacs daemon

I'm trying to achieve the following behavior in Emacs24: I like to use a different theme (solarized-dark vs. solarized-light) depending on whether I connect to the running server with a terminal ...
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Unable to load color “color-235” when using `gruvbox` theme

I have the following line in my .emacs to load the gruvbox theme: (load-theme 'gruvbox t) When opening Emacs, I get the following error Unable to load color "color-235" However, when I call load-...
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describe-face character not under / unreachable by the cursor

I like using a combination of describe-face and customize-face to adjust the appearance of my working environment. Sometime this workflow fails when I want to change the face of a location I can not ...

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