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jsmorley
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Dark mode in Microsoft Edge

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It should be noted that the latest versions of Microsoft Edge has a pretty sweet ability to force the web sites you visit to be in "dark mode".

Currently, to enable this in Edge, you go to the URL bar and type:

edge://flags/#enable-force-dark

Then Enable the setting and Edge will restart.

The site looks like this, which is not bad at all...

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Re: Dark mode in Microsoft Edge

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For firefox I use https://darkreader.org/
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Re: Dark mode in Microsoft Edge

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Hi jsmorley

It's cool !! for a "dark mode freak" as me. :-)
And... I could set back to normal mode from the all flags setting page "edge://flags".

New Chromium version of the Edge seems to be epoch-making for me because it supports color matching as Chrome.
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Re: Dark mode in Microsoft Edge

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Just my opinion, but I think Microsoft is finally giving Chrome and Firefox a run for their money after all these years of basically being the poster child for bad browsers...
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Re: Dark mode in Microsoft Edge

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CyberTheWorm wrote: July 17th, 2020, 7:36 pm For firefox I use https://darkreader.org/
I use that for Firefox at home and Chrome at work, since IT clamped down on extensions so I can't use Tampermonkey anymore (which is totally understandable) but darkreader's approved.
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CyberTheWorm wrote: July 17th, 2020, 7:36 pm For firefox I use https://darkreader.org/
Thanks for the tip. Works very well in Chrome and is giving my old tired eyes a well deserved rest.
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Some more dark mode examples - it also has a number of variations in how it sets the colors, but 95%+ of the sites I've tried out work fine with the first option, and is easy enough to change to normal for the odd site out. I happened to be reloading Windows and cleaning out my drives anyways, so figured to try Edge, and have had no real complaints so far.
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Re: Dark mode in Microsoft Edge

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I have a question related to the dark mode: is it better in any way than the light mode? Does it have any advantages? Personally don't see any, but maybe I am missing something? :confused:
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I use dark mode whenever possible as it is easier on my eyes. Even in the daytime.

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Brian wrote: July 30th, 2020, 4:42 pm I use dark mode whenever possible as it is easier on my eyes. Even in the daytime.
Probably everyone with his own habit, but I prefer the light mode. I'm used with it and don't change.