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Windows 7: Delete " All Programs " text in theme.

24 Dec 2011   #1
crookadile

Win 7 32 bit home premium
 
 
Delete " All Programs " text in theme.

Hi, I have downloaded a theme and customized it to my liking using Anolis Resource Editor.

I have a problem however with the All programs tab I need to get rid of the text "ALL PROGRAMS"and also the "BACK" text.

Can anyone help me to do this.

I have been able to do this with Style Builder but when I use the theme and restart my pc, after the welcome screen it goes to the login screen and I have to try up to a dozen times to get to the desktop. I never have this problem with with Anolis.

Does anyone know how to delete these two pieces of text using a resource editor.

Thanks in advance for any help and a merry xmas to all.


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26 Dec 2011   #2
Bongo

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Welcome To the Seven Forums

Did the theme work before you try to edit it with Window Style Builder?

To remove that text you need to add a font properties to Start Menu > Panels > Basic > MoreProgramsTab and put a Blank font in it, the Blank font can be found on the net. Look at screenshots.

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27 Dec 2011   #3
crookadile

Win 7 32 bit home premium
 
 

Hi Bongo,


Yes the theme did work before I edited with Style Builder.

I must have been doing something wrong because I have now followed your advice and my theme now works correctly. Thanks for your help.

Have a happy and prosperous new year.
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27 Dec 2011   #4
Bongo

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You're Welcome
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