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Did Mathematica 9 remove some previously available stylesheets? If so, how can I customize a currently available style sheet to be like a previous one or get previous version's stylesheet back? I frequently used the natural beige color stylesheet (Format > StyleSheet > Creative > NaturalColor), but Mathematica 9 seemed to have removed it.

Also, how do I check which stylesheet is currently employed?

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The stylesheet being currently used by a notebook has a checkmark int Format > Stylesheet menu. –  m_goldberg Jan 6 '13 at 3:06
Doesn't work for me with a CDF document... –  fairflow Apr 27 at 21:37

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I liked that stylesheet (Creative > Natural Color) as well.

They're still present for backward compatibility, but are not listed in the Format menu anymore. You should still be able to browse to them using Stylesheet > Other... or by modifying an existing notebook that uses the stylesheet.

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On my Mac, they're at "/Applications/Mathematica.app/SystemFiles/FrontEnd/StyleSheets/Creative/" –  cormullion Jan 5 '13 at 22:40

As Brett Champion says in his answer the NaturalColor stylesheet is still availble but hidden. If you want to use it on a regular basis, I suggest moving a copy of it to a folder where Mathematica will find and put it on the Format > Stylesheet menu.

Mathematica can aid you in finding the stylesheet folders and the stylesheets themselves. The function

findStyleSheetFolders[] := 
   Module[{userStylesheetFolder, wolframStylesheetFolder}, 
     userStylesheetFolder = 
       FileNameJoin[{$UserBaseDirectory, "SystemFiles", "FrontEnd",  "StyleSheets"}]; 
     wolframStylesheetFolder = 
        FileNameJoin[{$InstallationDirectory, "SystemFiles", "FrontEnd", "StyleSheets"}];
     {userStylesheetFolder, wolframStylesheetFolder}]

will find the required folders. wolframStylesheetFolder is where WRI installs the stylesheets WRI distributes with Mathematica. userStylesheetFolder is a good place to install a copy of the NaturalColor.nb stylesheet you use so it will appear on the stylesheet menu.

The function

findStyleSheets[] :=  FileNames["*.nb", findStyleSheetFolders[], ∞]

will show you all the stylesheets installed on your system.

On my system, evaluating

findStyleSheets[] // TableForm






As you see, I've installed two custom stylesheet notebooks in the user stylesheets folder. These custom stylesheets show up in my Format > Stylesheet menu. If you move a copy of NaturalColor.nb into your user stylesheets folder, it will be visible in your Format > Stylesheet menu.

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I did what m_goldberg say but it didn't work for me. I worked it out as this: Format->StyleSheet->Other and choose PastelColor.nb file. Then Format->Edit StyleSheet and then pPush Install StyleSheet button. –  nadapez Jul 4 '13 at 15:45
On ver.10, the method proposed by m_goldberg doesn't work,that of @nadapez doesn't either. How to fix that problem? –  yulinlinyu Oct 28 at 3:49

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