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The Emerald Theme Manager is a tool to choose which Emerald window decorator theme you want to use. In order for this to work you will need to have the Window Decorations plugin enabled, and Emerald chosen as the window decorator. The ''Emerald Theme Manager'' allows you to install, edit and switch between Emerald themes. In order for it to work, select Emerald as your window decorator. You will also need to enable the ''[:Decoration: Window Decorations]'' plugin (via [CCSM]).

As a window decorator, Emerald controls the appearance of your window borders; please see your desktop environment's own theme settings if you wish to change the appearance of things inside windows, such as buttons, menus and scrollbars.
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To import themes, click on "Import..." and navigate to the .emerald file you wish to import. There are quite a few nice themes at [http://beryl-themes.org]. To import themes, click on '''Import...''' and navigate to the {{{.emerald}}} file you wish to import. There are quite a few nice themes at [http://beryl-themes.org].
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Select a theme from the list and your window decorations should change immediately. You can edit any theme easily, for instance to change the shadow or title font, but you can also go into more complicated aspects of customization, changing colors and opacities, etc. Select a theme from the list and your window decorations should change immediately (or after reloading Emerald, in some cases). You can edit any theme easily, for instance to change the shadow or title font, but you can also go into more complicated aspects of customization, such as adjusting the colors and opacities, or even replacing the titlebar buttons with your own.
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Follow the instructions in the Repositories tab to fetch more themes from the internet. You may get "Error calling tar" a few times, but that seems to be normal as of now. Follow the instructions in the ''Repositories'' tab to fetch more themes from the internet. You may get an ''"Error calling tar"'' message a few times, but that seems to be normal as of now.
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In the Emerald Settings tab you can change various global emerald settings such as the button fading options and titlebar double-click actions. In the ''Emerald Settings'' tab, you can change various global Emerald settings, such as the button fading options and titlebar double-click actions.

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The Emerald Theme Manager allows you to install, edit and switch between Emerald themes. In order for it to work, select Emerald as your window decorator. You will also need to enable the [:Decoration: Window Decorations] plugin (via [CCSM]).

As a window decorator, Emerald controls the appearance of your window borders; please see your desktop environment's own theme settings if you wish to change the appearance of things inside windows, such as buttons, menus and scrollbars.

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Importing Themes

To import themes, click on Import... and navigate to the .emerald file you wish to import. There are quite a few nice themes at [http://beryl-themes.org].

Options

Themes

Select a theme from the list and your window decorations should change immediately (or after reloading Emerald, in some cases). You can edit any theme easily, for instance to change the shadow or title font, but you can also go into more complicated aspects of customization, such as adjusting the colors and opacities, or even replacing the titlebar buttons with your own.

Repositories

Follow the instructions in the Repositories tab to fetch more themes from the internet. You may get an "Error calling tar" message a few times, but that seems to be normal as of now.

Emerald Settings

In the Emerald Settings tab, you can change various global Emerald settings, such as the button fading options and titlebar double-click actions.

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