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Themes for each user

Is it possible for each user in SharePoint to customize the theme that appears for them whenever they log in? So if the user A would like the theme to be red instead of blue, they set it to red and ...
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SharePoint 2013 theme engine issue applying selection background color.

In our SharePoint 2013 site we have custom theme aware CSS, most of which is working fine across browsers (IE8/9/10, Safari and Firefox) but in case of /* ...
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Can't change theme using Change the Look

I have been working on creating a custom .spcolor file to update our company color scheme to our Sharepoint site. I have noticed that when I try to use the Change the Look feature to change the theme ...
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How to set default theme while creating new site or subsite

I want to create a new subsite using default publishing template in sharepoint 2007, once created i want a different theme to be applied to site, how can i change the default theme ans use a different ...
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SP2013 Change the look breakes on own template

I took a standard Team Site and verified that the "Change the look" worked, I then saved the site as a template, and then created a new team site from that template and then the "Change the look" is ...
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Recommend Share Point book for designing/theming [closed]

Hi I know there are a lot of sharepoint books out there, and I understand there may not be a book for exclusively for sharepoint design, but given that could anyone recommend a good book for someone ...
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Chrome font rendering issues

Basically, the issue lies with Chrome, as it will not render ttf fonts properly using antialiasing. A popular fix is to order the @font-face directive so that the svg-font is first. Only Chrome will ...
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CSS markup is missing after I change theme of subsite

I was just making a new subsite, and the very first thing I usually do is set the theme to match that of the parent. In my case this is a custom theme named CustomTheme. I selected it and applied it ...
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Change colour/theme of sharepoint 2013 mysite across the enterprise

I was wondering how I change the MySite theme from the default blue/white look to the Oslo look, or one of the other default themes?
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Can I force subsites to use the Master Page of a custom theme?

First off, this issue is with a Custom Theme & Master Page in Sharepoint 2007. Is there a way to force subsites to re-pull the Master Page from the Custom Theme within the 12 Hive? Due to lack of ...
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How do I Inherit the CSS Theme Color in my Sharepoint 2013 App?

I am building a Sharepoint 2013 App in Javascript / HTML / CSS and I want to implement / inherit the color / class / css used by the theme. How do I do this? I want to ensure consistency through ...
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Sharepoint 2013, how to unselect a theme?

I am working on a trial version of sharepoint 2013 creating a custom master page. Going well so far, apart from the fact that when I go to view the published site, I only see my background for a ...
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How to specify which css files to load in Sharepoint:CssLink when using themes

I noticed that the css being loaded by CssLink differs depending on which page is being loaded. For example, when I load the _layouts/prjsetng.aspx page, it loads: ...
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Remove/Modify the SharePoint legend that appears by default in SharePoint 2013?

In the default theme for SharePoint 2013 (seattle), on the top left corner, there is a small amount of Text that says "SharePoint". I wanted to change it to show the name of the company instead of ...
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How do I disable themes on a site collection?

I want to disabled themes on a site collection in SharePoint 2010 and am not sure how to go about doing so.
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Custom theme CSS doesn't seem to work properly

I'm trying to use the OOTB SharePoint Theme Engine in SharePoint 2013, but no matter what I do, my custom themable css files just don't seem to work. I deploy my css through a feature. As far as I ...
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Enterprise search bar in header (and remove default standard search)

I have the Enterprise search sub site and it looks great compared to the standard search included on all default sites. I would like to have the same functionality except instead of the enterprise ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2010 - Unable to change Site Theme

I'm having trouble changing the site theme in my SharePoint Foundation 2010 environment. When I do Site Actions > Site Settings > Look and Feel > Site Theme, i receive: Error: Access Denied I ...
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change look in sharepoint 2013 programatically

I want to change the look of the sharepoint 2013 site programatically, I have tried setting up different theme but it didn't work. Thanks
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How can one reset themes as they are changed?

Is there any way of catching when a theme is being changed -- so that I can fire a ThmxTheme.RemoveThemeFromWeb? The option to change the theme is currently hidden in our farm, but we can't disallow ...
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How can I hide the Theme link in Site Settings for SharePoint 2010

Can I create a customAction to hide the Theme link in Site Settings in SharePoint 2010 ? If so, what does the Element.xml look like ? I've tried the following: <Elements ...
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Custom theme “followed link” seem to not be applied on every link on the site

Customer don't want to see any difference between visited and not visited links on the Sharepoint site. I've set the "followed link" color to be the same as the link color, but this does not seem to ...
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Lost custom theme on migration from SP2007 to SP2010 using content database upgrade

I lost custom theme created in SP2007 site upon migration to SP2010 using content database upgrade. I read somewhere that I need to copy existing theme from the C:\Program Files\Common ...
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Theming Sharepoint 2010 overwrite Corev4.css with file, do the Theme Comments work?

I have a css file that I am using to overwrite certain areas of the corev4.css file. Will the Comments: /* [ReplaceColor(themeColor:"Light2-Darkest")] */ also be replaced in theory? I am struggling ...
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How do I change the background color of a web part?

I've got a document library embedded on the home page of one of my SharePoint sites. Someone changed the background color to grey, overriding the site's theme background color, which is white. I've ...
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SPF2010 Theme not getting applied for anonymous users

Working on a public facing SharePoint Foundation 2010 site with anonymous access enabled. Anonymous/authenticated access to content works as expected without problems so far. Recently I went into ...
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Adding an extra WFE and keeping spthemes.xml and docicon.xml in sync

In our farm we have several features that add extra themes. These features automatically update the spthemes.xml file in the template\layouts\LCID directory on activation (and remove the lines on ...
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Themable CSS: attribute name being replaced as well as color

I have added the following to one of my themable CSS files, which has been working absolutely fine until now: .ICS_footer_side a:hover{ /* [ReplaceColor(themeColor:"Light2")] */ background:#ddd; } ...
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Sharepoint Themes

I've looked through some books and read a bit online, but am unclear on a particular point. I have a project where we want to use a completely custom layout on top of a SharePoint Foundation 2010 ...
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Site Theme Error when publishing enabled?

Hoping someone can help me. This is a SharePoint 2010 Environment. When trying to click on 'site theme' in the site settings menu of one of the sub-sites in a site collection that has publishing ...
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default sharepoint theme - where is it?

The marketing department at my job likes the default SharePoint 2010 theme, but wants me to change the font. I thought that I would just make a copy of the default theme and edit that file, but I ...
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Creating Themes in Sharepoint 2010

As you might of guessed if you have read my other few posts, im a very new, accidental Sharepoint administrator (but really glad of it) just wanted to point that out if my questions do come across ...
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385 views

Force theme refresh with PowerShell

Is there a way to force the theme to refresh using PowerShell? When I deploy a CSS file with my style, I currently have to change theme, then back again manually. I would like to know if it is ...
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themeweb.aspx error

I installed a few new themes a few weeks ago and everything went off without a hitch. Yesterday, I go to my site and attempt to change the theme and get this error: Failed to enable constraints. ...
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How do I modify themable corev4.css?

I've noticed that my main site uses styles/corev4.css while the subsites use various revisions of _layouts/1040/styles/Themable/corev4.css. I have to modify both. While I can access ...
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Source to download SharePoint 2010 themes

Is there a good source to download free SharePoint Themes (.thmx) ?
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Using Minimal.Master in a custom aspx page

I have the following code line that adds the default.master to a custom aspx page; <%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeBehind="ConvertStatus.aspx.cs" ...
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How to set the default theme for new SubSites?

I have a SiteCollection with custom themes. All the sites in the collection have a custom theme selected (MyTheme). Every time when I create a new subsite, the theme for that new site is the default ...
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Uploading a THMX theme using PowerShell

I have a PowerShell script creating new site collections, each containing a root SPWeb, on my SharePoint web application. I have a THMX file that I'm trying to apply to each SPWeb that the script ...
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MOSS 2007 custom theme in SPS 2010

Need to ask few things my scenario is that i have copied my custom theme developed in 2007 to new SPS 2010 folder and attached my content DB from MOSS 2007 to SPS 2010. the website is opening fine ...
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my site theme problem

I have a student portal and i want to change students "my contents" theme. However i cant change all students "my content "theme at the same time. I have to it one by one. ...
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How to deploy custom theme + css + masterpage and apply it automatically to every newly created Team site

Greetings... Well, the title pretty much says it all. Users will be able to create numerous new team sites, and I need to make sure that custom theme and css are automatically applied. Also, I need ...
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Complete redesign of a SharePoint 2010

I'm working on a project where i need to do a complete redesign on SharePoint 2010, like changing colors, making it have a fixed size, align it to the center of the page, align the 'site action' ...
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Sharepoint: creating custom themes

I am starting to use Sharepoint 2007 again and I was wondering if there's anything I should know when it comes to creating custom themes. For example, are there things I should definitely not do? I ...
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Sharepoint 2007 MySite Default Theme

I've successfully created a separate theme that user can select for their MySite - The issue is that I'd like for the theme to become the default theme applied. I've updated converted the TemplateID ...
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Updating a site theme and template

I have site where we have made some changes to the SiteTemplate (which consists of the ONET.xml file and 2 .aspx files). We also had to update the site theme (CSS changes mostly) for some of the ...
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SharePoint 2010 Create Theme

I understand that in 2010 I can create themes for my site with PowerPoint 2010. The question is .... how do would I know how to change the background color of the ribbon for example using a ...
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Deploy Theme through Feature Sharepoint 2010

Within my site definition i added module for the deployment of a theme. The feature gets deployed, but when I activate it the theme is not available for selection? I have included my elements.xml ...
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Role based logo and UI in wss 3.0

I have to show user based logo and UI in wss 3.0. How can i do this? Can I customize master page or theme for users? Is there inbuilt option for this? It would be better if I could do this without ...
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Why do I get different themes logged in as an authenticated user versus anonymous?

Any ideas why when I change the theme of a site and log in as an authenticated user that it is not the same when I go back to the site as an anonymous user? Basically one site is showing up with 2 ...