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Customizing Menu Screen Colors

Beyond the few options that the camera offers does anyone know of a way to customize the color scheme of the menu screen on my Rebel t6. Maybe a plug-in or download?

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Re: Customizing Menu Screen Colors


@Skylerwrote:

Beyond the few options that the camera offers does anyone know of a way to customize the color scheme of the menu screen on my Rebel t6. Maybe a plug-in or download?


To provide that would require an addition to the camera's firmware, and Canon quite naturally doesn't provide any guidance to assist users in monkeying with the firmware. And I think there's a good case to be made that if Canon wanted to increase the size of the firmware, there are more useful features that could be added.

 

I suppose it's possible that Magic Lantern, which operates by using a different firmware package to override the one resident in the camera, may provide such a capability. But few of us use ML, and some of us aren't even convinced that it's provably safe (to the camera) to do so.

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Re: Customizing Menu Screen Colors


@Skylerwrote:

Beyond the few options that the camera offers does anyone know of a way to customize the color scheme of the menu screen on my Rebel t6. Maybe a plug-in or download?


My T5 only allows for changes to the LCD brightness.  I suspect the T6 would be similar, brightness control only.

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Re: Customizing Menu Screen Colors

"But few of us use ML ..."

 

I don't believe ML offers that, maybe a new version does that I am unaware of.  But if it did, I still would not use it and I would advise others to not use ML either.  But its your camera and you should do as you see fit.

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Re: Customizing Menu Screen Colors

Not true, Waddizzle:

 

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