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{{fb2k prefs|Foobar2000-Preferences-default-ui.png|Default User Interface}}
 
{{fb2k prefs|Foobar2000-Preferences-default-ui.png|Default User Interface}}
This page allows you to change many general preferences related to the Default User Interface.
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This page allows you to change many general preferences related to the '''Default User Interface'''.
  
== Theme Management ==
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== Theme management ==
  
 
=== Quick Setup ===
 
=== Quick Setup ===
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Exports current user interface layout to a foobar2000 theme (.fth) file.
 
Exports current user interface layout to a foobar2000 theme (.fth) file.
  
=== Enable Layout Editing Mode ===
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=== Enable layout editing mode ===
  
 
Toggles the [[Foobar2000:Layout Editing Mode|Layout Editing Mode]]. This is the same as the ''View → Layout → Enable Layout Editing Mode'' menu command.
 
Toggles the [[Foobar2000:Layout Editing Mode|Layout Editing Mode]]. This is the same as the ''View → Layout → Enable Layout Editing Mode'' menu command.
  
== Main Window Transparency ==
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== Playback state display formatting ==
  
This slider, in recent versions moved to the Advanced Preferences (in the equivalent subcategory), enables the user to choose a level of transparency for the main foobar2000 window. Note that, for reasons of usability, transparency becomes active only when the window is inactive.
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These options allow you to configure (using [[foobar2000:Title Formatting|title formatting]]) how to display information about the currently played track in various places: main window title, status bar, tooltip of the notification area icon.
  
== System Notification Area ==
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==Deprecated options==
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The following options are no longer available on this page.
  
These options allow you to configure foobar2000's system notification area icon (commonly referred to as "system tray icon", which is a misnomer).
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===System notification area===
  
== Playback State Display Formatting ==
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These options have been moved to the [[Foobar2000:Preferences:Default User Interface:Background and Notifications|Background and Notifications]] subpage.
  
These options allow you to configure (using [[foobar2000:Title Formatting|title formatting]]) how to display information about the currently played track in various places: main window title, status bar, tooltip of the notification area icon.
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===Main Window Transparency===
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This slider, in recent versions moved to the [[Foobar2000:Preferences:Advanced|Advanced]] page (in the equivalent subcategory), enables the user to choose a level of transparency for the main foobar2000 window. Note that, for reasons of usability, transparency becomes active only when the window is inactive.

Latest revision as of 17:31, 12 October 2018

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Screenshot of the Default User Interface page

Deprecated pages


Pages marked * are added via third-party components.

This page allows you to change many general preferences related to the Default User Interface.

Theme management[edit]

Quick Setup[edit]

Activates the Quick Appearance Setup dialog.

Import Theme[edit]

Imports current user interface layout from a foobar2000 theme (.fth) file, with preview and choice which parts of the layout to import.

Export Theme[edit]

Exports current user interface layout to a foobar2000 theme (.fth) file.

Enable layout editing mode[edit]

Toggles the Layout Editing Mode. This is the same as the View → Layout → Enable Layout Editing Mode menu command.

Playback state display formatting[edit]

These options allow you to configure (using title formatting) how to display information about the currently played track in various places: main window title, status bar, tooltip of the notification area icon.

Deprecated options[edit]

The following options are no longer available on this page.

System notification area[edit]

These options have been moved to the Background and Notifications subpage.

Main Window Transparency[edit]

This slider, in recent versions moved to the Advanced page (in the equivalent subcategory), enables the user to choose a level of transparency for the main foobar2000 window. Note that, for reasons of usability, transparency becomes active only when the window is inactive.