Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Style Builder taskbar button shading for running apps.

09 Apr 2016   #1
BrianHVB

Colorado
 
 
Style Builder taskbar button shading for running apps.

I would like to change the highlighting or style of the taskbar icons to show more of a difference between running and non-running programs. The non-running programs are ones that have been stickied.

I would also like to change the look of the active program as well

I can't seem to find the setting in Style Builder that changes this. I'm not even sure if it is a replacement image or just a transparency mask over the existing button.




My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
22 Apr 2016   #2
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Welcome to the Seven Forums

The images are at:
Taskbar & System Tray > TaskBand > Basic > TaskBand > TaskItemButton
Taskbar & System Tray > TaskBand > Basic > TaskBand > UncombinedTaskItemLeft
Taskbar & System Tray > TaskBand > Basic > TaskBand > UncombinedTaskItemCenter
Taskbar & System Tray > TaskBand > Basic > TaskBand > UncombinedTaskItemRight

Expand and look at each state.

Jerry
Style Builder taskbar button shading for running apps.-win7-style-builder-cwindowsresourcesthemesaeroaero.msstyles.png


My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Style Builder taskbar button shading for running apps.




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Style Builder: Taskbar Squares remove gaps
Hi, I set taskbar height to 22px by setting margin to: 10,10,2,4 however got side effect: http://www.sevenforums.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=372145&stc=1&d=1443000288 anybody knows how to remove the gap between icon buttons and taskbar bottom edge? ps. i saw a theme that doesnt have...
Themes and Styles
Someone who use Windows style builder
Hi! I want to change the colour selection which is blue. Where can I find this?Thanks in advance.
Customization
Move caption button in vista style builder
http://i.imgur.com/tzxPccc.jpg i wanna put my close button in the corner, somehow like this: http://i.imgur.com/IosEdQ4.jpg i've tried to change the value both of sizing and content margins, but this close button doesn't move at all. can someone help me? note:
Customization
Win7 Style Builder - Changing Notification Window Color On Taskbar
Hey guys. I have recently came across a great .theme on DeviantArt. But there is one thing I don't like about it. I don't know the exact term to reference it, but for example, when I have a messaging application running such as AIM or Pidgin, and someone sends me a message, usually the window/icon...
Themes and Styles
How to add/remove white border line on taskbar with Style Builder
I'm trying to add the white border line which windows 7 had into windows 8 but i just cant locate it any help would be great thanks.
Themes and Styles
anyone used Ave's Style Builder?
apparently, not only does it support Windows 7 visual styles, but it can import/translate XP and Vista visual styles. of course there would be some extra elements to skin, but that sounds awesome. anyway i'm thinking of ordering it, and wondered if anyone here has used it. let me know what you...
Customization


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:13.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App