Changing Default Color Scheme in Expression Web 4

Now that Expression Web 4 SP2a is available for free download, you have decided to move from your ancient FrontPage software or even an earlier version of Expression Web. You install the free version and look at the User Interface which is black and gray by default.

Screenshot Expression Web 4 User Interface.

Expression Web 4 User Interface


You decide this is too dark for you to comfortably work with and want to change it. This is easily done by going to Tools > Applications Options > General tab and ticking ‘Use your current Windows color scheme.’
Screenshot Application Options.

Screenshot Application Options.


Check and see if you like working with this interface.
Screenshot EW4 using Windows Color Scheme.

Screenshot EW4 using Windows Color Scheme.


After you have worked with Expression Web for a while, you may find out you prefer the black and gray interface as I do. It is easy enough to change back. While you are at it, why not download Tina Clarke’s free Setting up Expression Web 4 EBook.

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