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    Default Paperspace background color in Autocad 2013 for Mac

    I have a mac, first of all, and because of this its hard to find help for any Autocad questions. I am trying to change the background color in paperspace from the eye straining white to a neutral grey. Everywhere I search I am told that the answer is in options>display and then change it to what ever you want. However, mac has preferences instead of options and no display tab. And in all the tabs i do have, there is no obvious alternative. Am I the only one using Autocad on a mac, and if not is there anyone out there that can help?

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    From the User's Guide:

    "Background Colors (Application Preferences dialog box, Look & Feel tab). You specify the background colors used in the Model and named layouts."
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    Thanks for responding. I got that much and have already edited to my liking. But I meant the background in paperspace, the white field behind the actual "paper". in "look and feel" I see no option for changing it.

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    There is no option to change it.
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    Thats disappointing. In that case is there at least a way to change your cursor/ crosshair to something other than white? I have found the color changer in the "cursor and Selection" tab. but that only changes it in model space.

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    Default MAC steps to change Paperspace background & crosshair colors

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    Yes, you can change the PS Color and crosshairs in MAC. Goto Tools, Drafting Settings, Select Preferences on the bottom, "Cursor & Selection" you can change the crosshair colors. You can also scroll down under Preferences to Look & Feel and there are themes & overrides avail.

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