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Tip: Modifying System Appearance Using the Configuration File
In addition to using the System Appearance tab in Creo Parametric Options dialog box (accessed by clicking File > Options), you can modify each of the following colors by using the config.pro file. The options are:
system_letter_color (corresponds to the Letter option in the System Appearance dialog box)
system_highlight_color (corresponds to the Primary highlight option in the System Appearance dialog box)
system_colors_file (Alternatively, you can create a separate file with all of these values specified and use this option to specify the file location.)
system_background_color (corresponds to the Background option in the System Appearance dialog box)
system_hidden_color (corresponds to the Hidden Line option in the System Appearance dialog box)
system_edge_high_color (corresponds to the Edge highlight option in the System Appearance dialog box)
system_dimmed_menu_color (corresponds to the Secondary highlight option in the System Appearance dialog box)
system_volume_color (corresponds to the Manufacturing volume option in the System Appearance dialog box)
system_section_color (corresponds to the Sketch option in the System Appearance dialog box)
system_sheetmetal_color (corresponds to the Sheet metal option in the System Appearance dialog box)
system_curves_color (corresponds to the Curve option in the System Appearance dialog box)
system_geometry_color (corresponds to the Geometry option in the System Appearance dialog box)
system_colors_file (specifies a location for a separate file containing color values)
A keyword must be followed by three decimal values in the range from 0 through 100, which specifies the percentages of red, green, and blue (in that order) in the resulting color. These values are identical to those you see in the R, G, and B fields in the Color Editor dialog box (To access this dialog box, click a color button to open the color palette and then click More Colors.