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How do you set the default color for top? Right now there is a red that I can barely read. You can toggle from mono to color with z or set it up more thoroughly with Z. But none of those settings stick.

How do you set the colors permanently?

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Use W (capital w) to save the top configuration after you made your changes.

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    Thanks! Maybe add that you have to press "W" in the main view of top. Not the view where you change colors. – TomTom Apr 28 '15 at 10:21

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