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Windows 7: A few questions about window borders


22 Apr 2011   #1

Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 x64
 
 
A few questions about window borders

I'm new to theme editing and I've been tinkering around with VistaStyleBuilder.

1. Where can I change the window corners? Mine're a little messed-up; the color, blur, and shadow only extend to a rounded portion.
http://img33.imageshack.us/img33/150/screendb.png

2. Where can I specify the width of the window frames and the extent of the blur effect? Would it be possible to remove window borders completely?

3. Is it at all possible to remove the titlebar on all windows (or take ~30 pixels off the top)?

4. Oh, and a question unrelated to window borders: How do I change the color of the taskbar icon progress indicator (e.g. the one that shows up when you're transferring a file).

Thanks in advance!

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22 Apr 2011   #2

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

#1
The corners cannot be 100% transparent it needs some color.
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#2
The width is at
Fonts, Colors & System Metrics > Fonts & System Metrics > PADDEDBORDERWIDTH:SIZE Increase it.
The blur may be
Fonts, Colors & System Metrics > Colors (Globals)>GLOWINTENSITY:INT
#3
I do not know, but it may be in
Windows and Caption Buttons > Aero > Dwm Window > Frames > Normal>Top
#4
Try
Taskbar & System Tray > TaskBand > Basic > TaskBand > Progress
Taskbar & System Tray > TaskBand > Basic > TaskBand > ProgressIndeterminate
Or
Buttons, Boxes & Controls > Progress Bars > Normal
Buttons, Boxes & Controls > Progress Bars > Indeterminate
Jerry


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