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Hi there,

 

When I am using Microsoft Forms, I uploaded a header image and a background and it defaults to an orange color for the header text bar. I want that header text bar to be blue... 

 

Even when I change the theme first then put add the background image, it defaults to orange.

 

Anyone know how to fix? 

 

Thanks. 

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Hi Shannon

 

To my understanding (others can chime in if I am wrong), but you can't change the orange colour directly.

 

  • When you select one of the default colours, it will colour the background and the boxes in that colour.
  • When you select one of the pre-made themes, it will put a background image and change the colour of the boxes per that pre-made theme.
  • When you try to upload a background image, I am not aware of how you can alter the colour of the boxes.

Here's an example with the pre-made orange theme with background, and my blue theme. Notice the blue theme boxes are the wrong colour.

 

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Clicking onto any of the above points will reset your previous choice, which is why you keep losing your preferred colour upon clicking onto your desired background image.

 

It definitely needs to be an option for users. Maybe the Microsoft folk can add it to their to-do list?

 

Cheers

Damien

Aw man, that's so unfortunate. It's default is this weird orange color -- and our company branding does not match that... Shoot
We have the same issue here. It's kind of a one or the other option except the coloured options aren't very flush with other colours that we can use.

This product was designed for schools and I believe they want to also adapt this to business thus the current themes are child friendly.

Guess it's a wait and see! If this has answered your question, please remember to select it as the best answer so that others will know we have resolved it!

Good luck!

Cheers
Damien

I just tried my own picture - it was a logo in bleu and gold. the dialogs in the form changed their bars to gold. Cool I thought it picked the dominant colour. Except that when I tired again it never happened (my dialogs stay green) - even if I change the them colour then load the picture back to green they go. Id think I imagined it except the gold/yellow colour I got the first time doesn't appear to be a theme colour.

Unfortunately still no update to allow us to create custom themes. I suspect you had random luck getting it to work in the first place maybe.

Hopefully coming one day soon!

Cheers
Damien

@Damien Rosario 

 

If you are still looking for a solution to this, I can assist.

 

If you go under THEME > You will see the option to change the background pic, along with a pain bucket icon. When you click that, you'll be able to enter a custom HEX code.

 

Hope it helps.

@ashep 

 

Thanks pal. It's a great value add to be able to choose your own colours now.

 

Cheers

Damien

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