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One of the most pronounced or obvious parts of a Windows theme or skin is the background. This single image covers the entire desktop and provides the backdrop for the desktop icons and taskbar. In this chapter we take a look at building a background library for your skins.
Often referred to as wallpaper, background images can be downloaded and created. Let's take a look at how background image files are stored in Windows; then we can discuss how you can acquire and create backgrounds for your various themes and skins.