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  1. John Bull

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    This is only a minor question.

    I use Firefox and the Theme is default. Looking at the vast choice in Themes for FF and IE - I do not know about other browsers - many of them are very attractive.

    If you use a Theme would you kindly post your comments on whether it enhances the screen and if there are any problems.

    Some of these Themes are very colourful. Do they tend to lessen the clarity of the text etc. ? My default is a very light colour, almost white so there is no conflict with the text display. If for instance I had a Walnut Theme, I would imagine that the text is not so clearly displayed.

    Any comments on this would be gratefully appreciated.

    John Bull
     
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    I'm a huge fan of Frank Lion & I've spoken to her a few times online. I believe she's based in London. I particularly recommend 'Brushed Ice'.
     
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    Not that I can say from first hand experience John, but most of these look good and rate pretty well.
     
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    I was a diehard, longtime firefox user until switching to iron chrome awhile ago and let me add that it feels like a 100 pound gorilla has been lifted off my shoulders now - breath of fresh air :D

    Anyways, this was my favorite - https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/3941/

    Really liked the look and how the buttons actually moved.
     
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    I helped Frank out alot back in the day. Never knew he was she
     
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    I'm fairly sure ... of course, I've never met Frank in person.
     
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    It was never going to be a record breaking thread, but I am very grateful for the replies so far.

    I have`nt a clue about Themes and when I have`nt a clue about something, I always ask Wilders and am never let down.

    I will select 2-3 Themes from the proposals you have given and hope my screen will be converted to a decorative display that is pleasing to look at.

    This will help me to compose those lovely posts that you all appreciate so very much in a full dress uniform instead of drab combat gear.

    My thanks to every one of you. Looking forward to a more decorative working environment. Flower power - make love not war.

    John Bull
     
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    Yeah John, tell us which one(s) you decide to use.
     
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    My preferred theme for Firefox

    TwentyTen. It is Office 2010 based. Tab bar is on top.
     
  13. John Bull

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    Dave my friend,

    I am pleased with all the suggestions and my fear of converting my beautiful PC display into a Punch & Judy show has been totally laid to rest.

    I have tried a few Themes, it is an enthralling and interesting sideline.
    My current choice is WALNUT, a Firefox add-on, but I have others in mind.

    My apologies for wasting the time of Wilders magnificent brains on such a silly matter, but like I said apart from asking Wilders when my Interest Rate will rise from a disgusting 0.5% to 5%, the remarkable posters of Wilders always come up with an answer.

    Thank you all
    John B
     
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    I think that browser aesthetics can be important, especially if you are going to be staring at it for hours at a time! :cool: I don't know how you feel, but I have always thought IE 7/8 was a tad ugly.

    I think I tried 'Walnut' for SeaMonkey once. I like Frank's 'Brushed Ice' as I have always thought that Safari was very elegant & easy on the eye. It used to look nice on Windows (Safari #3 series) but it now has gone a bit native on Windows. With 'Brushed Ice' I can have the looks of Safari with the reliability of Firefox. Frank does have a theme on the Mozilla site, but you can get them all from the link I posted.
     
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    Hello Dave,

    I have to stare at it for hours in order to compose all those inexplicably intelligent posts of mine that upset the juveniles to the point of throwing a tantrum and looking at a nice Theme makes it a most rewarding pleasure. :D

    These Themes are great and I am filling my magazine with them so I can change them according to my mood. :argh:

    John
     
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    Cool. :cool:
     
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    Using Gradient iCool myself.
     
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    Purity here, A theme without visual spam :D
     
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