User GuidesSnapGene User Guide PreferencesSet the Background Color (SnapGene 6.0 and earlier)

Set the Background Color (SnapGene 6.0 and earlier)

Users of SnapGene 6.1 or later, see Configure Dark Mode and Background Color

How do I change the background color for SnapGene windows?

For SnapGene 6.0 and earlier, the default background color is "Off-White".

Open Preferences

Click SnapGene → Preferences (macOS) or Edit → Preferences (Windows or Linux). If necessary, select "General" in the sidebar.

Click the "Background Color" drop-down menu to choose from a list of predefined colors, or choose "More Colors..." to define a custom background color.