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Windows 7: Win7 Style Builder Problem | Problems Opening msstyles


05 Feb 2012   #51

win7 pro 32bit
 
 

taskbar importing worked. but how do i make the more than one window open taskbar item from soft theme import?


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06 Feb 2012   #52

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Insierious View Post
but how do i make the more than one window open taskbar item from soft theme import?
I do not understand what you are saying here, can you clarify this more.
Jerry
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30 Mar 2012   #53

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lilsting10 View Post
Excellent.

With Windows Style Builder I edited Bongo's 'No Glow 2' theme so that the inactive aero window has the same OPACITY:INT and COLORIZATIONOPACITY:INT as the active aero window frame.

Now I can see each window's title clearly in white instead of black, with text that doesn't have a glow around it and against a boarder that doesn't have a glazed/glass look, like Windows Aero does.

And I can still keep track of which is my current window by the glow on the minimize/mazimize/close buttons.



I'm now on Windows 8 Consumer Preview, and looking to repeat this process.
Once again, all I want is for the Inactive Titlebar to have the same level of color and non-opacity as the Active Titlebar. For there to be no 'aero glow' around the text itself, and for the text to be white on both titlebars, so that I can still read it if I turn the titlebar color to black in the Personalize menu.

However the combination of WindowsStyleBuilder and Windows 8 seem to be messing this up for me.
First thing I notice, when loading Bongo's 'No_Glow_2.theme' in the Personalize window, is that this time around the title bar text is not white like it was in Windows 7. Thankfully the theme does still retain it's ability to have no glow on the titlebar text.

Secondly, when I import the 'No_Glow_2.msstyle' into WindowsStyleBuilder - and straight away save it without making any changes - I receive an error message when I click yes to the prompt asking if I want to use the visual style now. The error message talks about how I may have added or edited a property incorrectly.

This seems strange, and prevents me from making any alterations, because I cannot use the saved .msstyle file due to it not loading; and thus cannot go on to save it from the Personalize menu and create it as a proper .theme file.
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30 Mar 2012   #54

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

WSB does not work on Windows 8 the .msstyles are different, hoping they update WSB.
Jerry
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