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  1. Chintan Gohel's Avatar
    I know that there is a theme for dark but that is for the mail list, not the actual email itself. Is it possible to have a dark theme for the emails when you read or compose them?
    11-17-2015 11:30 PM
  2. xandros9's Avatar
    Nope, it hasn't been a thing for a very long time. (ever?)

    I noticed also in Outlook 2016's Dark Grey theme, the reading pane is white as well.

    I feel its a matter of maintaining visual consistency across the board since emails are typically done black/colors on white.
    Last edited by xandros9; 11-18-2015 at 08:58 AM.
    11-18-2015 12:34 AM
  3. Ma Rio's Avatar
    Emails are electronic letters. Have you ever seen a letter written on a black sheet of paper?
    11-18-2015 09:12 AM
  4. safariking's Avatar
    Haha you made my day
    11-18-2015 09:45 AM
  5. beachedwhale42's Avatar
    Sorry, I don't think it's possible. I even got tired of this in Gmail and Outlook.com, so I tried to do this in Thunderbird (I know, way off topic, but it's pretty open and plugin-friendly, which is why I mention it), and couldn't get it to do it.

    Sadly, most emails are sent as black text on a white background, not unlike a normal letter. Outlook is simply displaying the email as it was sent. As a programmer who uses green-on-black, I'd love to see the ability to inverse the colors in Outlook, or set color defaults.
    11-18-2015 12:55 PM
  6. Chintan Gohel's Avatar
    Sorry, I don't think it's possible. I even got tired of this in Gmail and Outlook.com, so I tried to do this in Thunderbird (I know, way off topic, but it's pretty open and plugin-friendly, which is why I mention it), and couldn't get it to do it.

    Sadly, most emails are sent as black text on a white background, not unlike a normal letter. Outlook is simply displaying the email as it was sent. As a programmer who uses green-on-black, I'd love to see the ability to inverse the colors in Outlook, or set color defaults.
    Worth a shot anyway.
    11-18-2015 11:03 PM

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