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Modify Theme Dialog Box for 3270 Terminal Sessions

How do I get to this dialog box?
  1. Open a terminal session.

    The steps depend on your user interface mode.

    User Interface Mode Steps
    Ribbon or Reflection Browser With a session open in Reflection, from the Quick Access Toolbar, click .
    TouchUx Tap the Gear icon and then select Document Settings.
  2. Under Terminal Appearance, select Manage Themes.

  3. Click Modify the currently selected theme file.

Create your own custom theme by modifying and saving an existing theme.

Theme Information

This information is displayed, along with a thumbnail, in the list of themes that appears on the Select a Theme File dialog box.

Setting Description
Title Specify a title for this theme.
Description Describe this theme.


Make sure any sound file you want to include is saved in a trusted location. Reflection uses the sound files installed with Windows.

Setting Description
Events Select the event that will trigger a sound.
Sound Click Browse to specify a sound that plays when the selected event occurs. Click Play to hear the sound.


Font Settings

Setting Description
Font Select a font from the drop-down box.
Bold Select to apply bold formatting to the specified font.
Include variable- width fonts Select to increase your font choices.
Unicode zero character setting Select a different style of zero, if supported by the specified font.
Automatically adjust font size to fit window When selected, Reflection adjusts the font to fit the session screen. To specify a particular font size, select Specify font size instead.
Specify font size Specify the point size for fonts.


Setting Description
Preview box Displays the specified font and text effects.

Cursor Style


Setting Description
Shape Specify the shape for the cursor.
Blink rate Specify the speed at which the cursor blinks.

Graphics Cursor

Setting Description
Shape Specify the shape for the graphics cursor.
Crosshair color Specify the color of the graphics cursor crosshair.

Rule Line

Setting Description
Show rule lines Select to display rule lines, which provide a visual cue to your location on the screen.
Appearance Specify the type of rule lines: a vertical line, a horizontal line, or crosshair lines.

Text Color Mapping

Setting Description
Terminal color Click Change to specify the foreground (text) and background colors for all terminal session screens.
Terminal item Click Change to specify foreground and background colors for terminal items. You can specify different colors for different types of fields: protected (read-only) and unprotected, highlighted and normal, and alpha and numeric.

Graphics Color Mapping

Setting Description
Terminal graphics color Click Change to specify the foreground (text) colors for all terminal graphics screens.
Background Click Change to specify the background color for terminal graphics screens.

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