How to change the color of selected text in file manager

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Mon Nov 17 07:15:44 GMT 2003

Alex Davis wrote:
>>The text and selected color is determined by the overall color selection.
>>In the: "Preferences" menu:
>>      Appearance & Themes => Colors
> That only affects the web browser. It has no effect on FileManager.
>>You can change the color for: "Standard Text" & "Selected Text" but this will change it 
>>everywhere.  AFAIK, there isn't a separate place to set it for KFM.
> That only changes the unselected color: It doesn't affect the 
> selected colors, which is what I want.

You also wanted to change the "Selected Background".  That appears to work correctly. 
However the text colors in the Text mode file manager seem to be black and white and not 
configurable.  I don't know if that is a bug or a deliberate design decision.


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