Setting a theme for GitHub Desktop

You can set a theme to customize the look and feel of GitHub Desktop.

  1. In the upper-left corner of your screen, select the GitHub Desktop menu.
    The GitHub Desktop menu in the Mac menu bar
  2. Click Preferences.
    The Preferences value in the GitHub Desktop drop-down menu
  3. Click Appearance.
  4. Click the theme you'd like to use. Optionally, you can select Automatically switch theme to match system if you'd like GitHub Desktop to always match the theme on your computer.
    The theme options on the Appearance tab for Mac
  1. In the upper-left corner of the window, select the File menu.
    The GitHub Desktop menu in the windows menu bar
  2. Click Options.
    The Options value in the Settings drop-down menu
  3. Click Appearance.
  4. Click the theme you'd like to use. Optionally, you can select Automatically switch theme to match system if you'd like GitHub Desktop to always match the theme on your computer.
    The theme options on the Appearance tab for Windows

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