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Windows 7: Black Glass Enhanced

29 Jan 2013   #11
Rand Marks

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

I am trying to change the background color of Explorer so that I can use any theme I want with Black Glass Enhanced.


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29 Jan 2013   #12
Arc

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Then you need it. Ave's Windows7 Style Builder
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29 Jan 2013   #13
Bongo

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

To change the background color of Explorer is at Explorer & Shell > Explorer > Items View > ItemsView > Fillcolor:Color

If you want to do the navigation pane is at Explorer & Shell > Explorer > ProperTree > <2> > Fillcolorhint:color

Jerry
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30 Jan 2013   #14
Rand Marks

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Thanks, Jerry; it worked! However, a new problem has arisen (not surprising): the text in Explorer has become transparent, too, because it’s black. Is there a way to change the font color in Explorer only rather than all windows?
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30 Jan 2013   #15
Bongo

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Yes there is a way to change just that Explorer text color look at this thread wsb font color help it is not untell about post #26 where I have figured out how to change that text (I learned something new from that thread).
It is in the shellstyle.dll in C:\Windows\Resources\Themes\YOUR THEME\Shell\NormalColor folder.


m4ksta found what line it is.
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its the line numbers and the effected fonts when edited in resource hacker so line 81 is the main item view explorer window text.
Jerry
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30 Jan 2013   #16
Rand Marks

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Thanks, Bongo! Got BGE workin’ great now. However, I still have some Explorer troubles, if I may.

When I hover my cursor over text in the address bar, a white box appears. How can I disable this? I would prefer no change on hovering. Also, is there a way to remove the refresh button in Explorer? I never use it.

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31 Jan 2013   #17
Bongo

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Try one of these.
Address, Breadcrumb & Search > Breadcrumb > Basic > Normal > Active Crumbs > Button > Hot

Address, Breadcrumb & Search > Breadcrumb > Basic > Normal > Active Crumbs > SplitButton > Hot

Address, Breadcrumb & Search > Breadcrumb > Basic > Normal > Active Crumbs > SplitButtonDropDown > Hot

The refresh button is part of a bitmap image #288 in the ExplorerFrame.dll

Jerry
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31 Jan 2013   #18
Rand Marks

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Thanks again, Jerry! Success.
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31 Jan 2013   #19
Bongo

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You're welcome
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