1.    14 Oct 2017 #1
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    Outlined text under desktop icons


    Hi. The text under my desktop icons are "outlined" and very hard to read (see screenshot). Where can I change this setting? Thanks.


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  2.    14 Oct 2017 #2
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    Quote Originally Posted by DavidPaul View Post
    Hi. The text under my desktop icons are "outlined" and very hard to read (see screenshot). Where can I change this setting? Thanks.


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    With a desktop background that bright, you'll need to disable drop shadows, and the font should turn black:

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  3.    14 Oct 2017 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    With a desktop background that bright, you'll need to disable drop shadows, and the font should turn black
    I've tried that, Edwin, but it doesn't seem to work:
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    I must say I'm confused by this. I've just had to replace the hard drive on the laptop, which is why the issue has come up. Before the change, the text was solid black, and now I can't get it back. I think you may be right about the light background; I've tried changing it to black and the text changes to white (and is easy to read), so I think I'll stick with that.

    Thanks for your help.
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