From: Lindsey Prignano (
Date: Wed Aug 25 2021 - 18:38:01 CDT

Hi Manasa,

I had the same problem and I was able to change the background to white by
switching my MacBook's theme to light instead of dark. I am not sure if
there's a way to change it directly in VMD. If anyone knows how, please
share your wisdom.

Lindsey Prignano

On Wed, Aug 25, 2021 at 7:05 PM Manasa Yadavalli <>

> Hi all,
> I'm working on Mac and would like to change the dark grey background on
> the Tk console to white (VMD 1.9.4a51) because the text is black so it
> isn't very readable against the dark grey background.
> How can I change this?
> Suggestions on how to change text color would be appreciated as well.
> Thanks for all the help.
> Regards,
> Manasa Yadavalli

Lindsey Prignano
Chemistry Ph.D. candidate
Dempski Group
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Gateway Park 4212
60 Prescott Street, Worcester, MA 01609