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White text on black background option? #192618 06/01/08 04:36 AM
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I had been using an mIRC setting to give me a white text on black background (I think it was called monocolor). Following a system lockup I no longer have this option.

I reinstalled the newest version of mRIC and still cannot locate the monocolor black background settings.

What do I need to do in order to reacquire this mIRC theme?

Re: White text on black background option? [Re: eaglescouter] #192619 06/01/08 04:41 AM
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Press Alt+K to bring up the Colors dialog, and choose "Monochrome State" from the scheme list.


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Re: White text on black background option? [Re: starbucks_mafia] #192622 06/01/08 04:49 AM
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The only option on that pulldown menu is mIRC Classic

Re: White text on black background option? [Re: eaglescouter] #192623 06/01/08 05:13 AM
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In that case you can either re-install mIRC and select it to install settings (which will overwrite all your existing settings and you'll have to reload any scripts again) or you can do the following which is a bit more complicated but should leave all your settings and scripts intact:

1. Type //run $nofile($mircini) in mIRC to bring up the folder containing your mirc.ini (the file containing mIRC's settings).

2. Close mIRC.

3. Create a copy of mirc.ini (in case anything goes wrong)

4. Open mirc.ini in a text editor and find a line that just says "[colors]". From what you've said there should be another line directly beneath it that begins "n0=mIRC Classic" followed by a lot of numbers and commas.

Insert the following text into the lines below that "mIRC Classic" line:
Code:
n1=mIRC Modern,0,6,4,7,2,3,4,3,3,3,3,1,5,2,6,1,14,2,3,5,1,0,1,0,1,14,5,0
n2=Monochrome State,1,15,15,15,15,15,15,15,15,15,15,15,15,15,15,15,15,15,15,15,15,1,15,1,15,15,15,14,1,15
n3=Placid Hues,0,2,4,7,2,3,3,3,3,15,3,1,5,7,6,1,3,2,3,5,1,0,1,0,1,15,6,0
n4=Rainbow Sky,0,7,4,5,1,1,3,3,8,13,3,14,2,7,13,5,3,8,3,4,14,0,5,0,3,14,10,0


5. Save the file and restart mIRC. If all goes well you should now be able to select the colour scheme you want from the dropdown list. If it doesn't work for some reason you can close mIRC and use your backup mirc.ini to get back where you started.


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Re: White text on black background option? [Re: starbucks_mafia] #192624 06/01/08 05:44 AM
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You sir are a genius. Thank you!

Re: White text on black background option? [Re: eaglescouter] #192632 06/01/08 11:13 AM
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Keep in mind that you could also manually adjust the colors in Alt-K. Click the background, select black, click the text, select white, etc.


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