Vanilla UI Plus version 7.25 - August 22nd
After receiving the 5th request to restore the original dimensions for the background of dialog subtitles, I’ve decided to offer this option. By editing the settings file you’ll now see that the options for the _VUI+SubtitleBackground setting have been changed to:
0 = No background (default).
1 = Background behind dialog subtitles, using a fixed width like vanilla.
2 = Same as above, plus a faint background to all subtitles and loading screen tips.
The no background option is still default because I think it provides the most consistent style and it’s still easy to read, thanks to the extra outlining being used. If you really prefer the vanilla style can change the setting to 1. If you want a background for all subtitles, including the general subtitles displayed during action, use option 2.
The standard subtitle background looks like this: