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Adjusting the colour scheme

This guide contains instructions for adjusting your colour scheme on Desktop @ UCL computers running Windows 10 and Desktop @ UCL Anywhere.

This guide is aimed at...

  • Staff
  • Students

Before you start...

  • You will need to be using a Desktop @ UCL computers running Windows 10 or Desktop @ UCL Anywhere.


1. Colour Schemes

Choose a colour scheme for your desktop.

1.1 Right click on a blank area of your computer desktop and select Personalise.

1.2 Select Colours

Adjust colour scheme colour settings…

1.3 Select an Accent colour from the options available and view your selection in the Preview area of the screen.

Your colour selection is saved automatically.

Adjust colour scheme select accent colour…

2. High Contrast Settings

High contrast settings are also available and are particularly useful for those with a visual impairment.

2.1 Click on the High contrast settings option at the bottom of the colours page.

Adjust colour scheme high contrast settings…

2.2 Choose a theme and Apply your high contrast settings.

Adjust colour scheme high contrast select a theme…

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