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Windows 7: Win 7 Aero Theme with Mac Caption Buttons (Min/Restore/Close)


26 Oct 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1
 
 
Win 7 Aero Theme with Mac Caption Buttons (Min/Restore/Close)

Hi My name is Kate from florida.

I wanted to ask about a visual style I want to make...

What I'm trying to do is alter windows 7 areo with only adding mac close min and restore buttons ONLY.

I had downloaded a mac snow leopard theme and extracted the buttons, then added them to areo... However when I loaded the style they apear much larger and on the left side of each they have a small commet like streek;

I did add the number codes for place ment from the other persons style but they still look funny...

Would anyone have an idea of what may have gone wrong? ... (smiles)

I dont want a full mac theme I hate blue unless it's the sky or ocean... lol

Thank you ... Hope everyone is having a great day!

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26 Oct 2011   #2

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Post a link to the snow leopard theme and I will look at the buttons
Jerry
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26 Oct 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1
 
 

Hey Jerry and thank you... I can't right now I am at work and the pc here only has xp all my stuff are at home on my win 7 pc

I can say I got the images from the theme off daventart.com

Browsing deviantART
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26 Oct 2011   #4

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Is this what you got?
Win 7 Aero Theme with Mac Caption Buttons (Min/Restore/Close)-region.png

Is this what you want?
Win 7 Aero Theme with Mac Caption Buttons (Min/Restore/Close)-sl.png
Jerry


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27 Oct 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1
 
 

Si.... that is what I had and what I wanted... I went home yesterday and played with it a lil more, and had an idiot moment...

I was playing around with the content margin since the numbers did not correspond and match from the aero to the mac, when I decided to try the sizing margin even though they were both the same… It work and look like the second image you posted.

I was even trying to compare my old xp style that I made that way before there was glass effect.

I did put a copy on my flash drive for you but walked off and forgot it please forgive… I have a few more things to add but will share with you when done.

Idea:
Mac Lights: Close/Max/Min Button
Glass neon sign like windows symbol start orb ( Browsing deviantART )
Neon emerald green taskbar button glow (not like rainbow now)
Everything clear glass change to black glass… which will match my rainleader calendar and nexus desktop dock
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What will be a real head ache will be rewriting my batch files to install mods
Oh and make media player 12 have black glass buttons
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What is a good site to upload to to share my new energy bliss visualization?
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27 Oct 2011   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1
 
 

Accidental repost
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27 Oct 2011   #7

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Good to hear you got what you wanted.
I am assuming you are using Windows Style Builder all I did was export the buttons from Snow Leopard and imported them into the Aero theme in the first image I just replaced the images, In the second image I let Windows style builder resize them to the original size and it worked.
Jerry
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27 Oct 2011   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1
 
 

Ya I'm useing style builder but have actully only had it for a week so kinda new for me when I made my old style for xp I used Fireworks, Resource Editor, and Resource Hacker.

Windows 7 looks greek to me right now but then again XP did at one time too

Thank you Jerry
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27 Oct 2011   #9

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You're Welcome
Jerry
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