The old theming support is not officially supported, but may be turned on (at the users risk) by enabling it in audacity.cfg. This file can be found in:
- XP SP3: Documents and Settings<user name>Application DataAudacity
- Windows Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8: Users<user name>AppDataRoamingAudacity
- OS X: ~/Library/Application Support/audacity/
- Linux: ~/.audacity-data/
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Tip: If you mess up the audacity.cfg file, you can just delete it and it will be recreated the next time that you use Audacity, though doing so will reset all user preferences.
To install a theme:
Create a folder called "Theme" (without quotes) in the same directory as the audacity.cfg file.
Download (or make) a theme file and name it "ImageCache.png". Then put that file into the "Theme" folder and restart Audacity.
Some ready-made themes are available here:
http://jcsu.jesus.cam.ac.uk/~hdc21/design/audacity/ (several themes from Jesus College Student Union website)
Enabling Theme options in preferences:
This requires building Audacity from the source code.
Enable (un-comment) #define EXPERIMENTAL_THEME_PREFS in the /src/Experimental.h file before building Audacity.
There is also #define EXPERIMENTAL_THEMING which is a ready made theme you can turn on.
Please not that this is not officially supported.
Some additional old information about theming in the manual:
http://manual.audacityteam.org/index.ph ... references
and on the Audacity wiki: http://wiki.audacityteam.org/wiki/Theming_HowTo
Please note that these were written for now obsolete versions of Audacity so may not be entirely accurate for current version.