To transfer the colors from one installation to another, just copy the [Colors] subsection from the Revit.ini file from the old installation location to the new one. For example, if you previously had Revit installed on drive Y: in Vista, and you now have a new installation on drive C: with a new OS, do this:
- Close Revit.
- Open Revit.ini from "Y:\Program Files\Autodesk\Revit Architecture 2011\Program\Revit.ini"
- Open Revit.ini from "C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Revit Architecture 2011\Program\Revit.ini"
- Copy the [Colors] section from the older / original Revit.ini to the new, fresh Revit.ini
- Save and close the file.
Here is some other information about the [Colors] section -
The first three entries in the [Colors] section defines the user interface colors from the Options dialog, Graphics tab:
A default installation will look something like this under [Colors]: