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Windows 7: create basic aero?

17 Oct 2012   #1
m4ksta

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create basic aero?

hi ppl, i want to create a custom theme in wsb from scratch using the aero style file but i dont want to edit the original aero style file, then replace it. how do i copy it so i can edit it and install it under a different name?


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18 Oct 2012   #2
Bongo

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Look at post #38 of this thread will show you how to do that Start menu color change ??

Jerry
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18 Oct 2012   #3
m4ksta

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
Look at post #38 of this thread will show you how to do that Start menu color change ??

Jerry
thanks thats perfect, very good tutorial...........m4ksta...........
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18 Oct 2012   #4
Bongo

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You're welcome
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18 Oct 2012   #5
m4ksta

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
You're welcome
hello, question for you jerry is there a quick way of adding cursor packs,wallpapers,icons and so on into the theme without opening the theme in notepad and entering the path for every icon, cursor ect if you know what i mean.....


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19 Oct 2012   #6
Bongo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by m4ksta View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
You're welcome
hello, question for you jerry is there a quick way of adding cursor packs,wallpapers,icons and so on into the theme without opening the theme in notepad and entering the path for every icon, cursor ect if you know what i mean.....
I have never done that so I wasn't sure, but I just did some testing and it looks like you will have to manually add all that information.

Jerry
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19 Oct 2012   #7
m4ksta

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by m4ksta View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
You're welcome
hello, question for you jerry is there a quick way of adding cursor packs,wallpapers,icons and so on into the theme without opening the theme in notepad and entering the path for every icon, cursor ect if you know what i mean.....
I have never done that so I wasn't sure, but I just did some testing and it looks like you will have to manually add all that information.

Jerry
ok thanks, i just did nt want to do it manually and find out there was a easy way...
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20 Oct 2012   #8
m4ksta

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by m4ksta View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by m4ksta View Post
hello, question for you jerry is there a quick way of adding cursor packs,wallpapers,icons and so on into the theme without opening the theme in notepad and entering the path for every icon, cursor ect if you know what i mean.....
I have never done that so I wasn't sure, but I just did some testing and it looks like you will have to manually add all that information.

Jerry
ok thanks, i just did nt want to do it manually and find out there was a easy way...
is this image or fill color?


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20 Oct 2012   #9
Bongo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by m4ksta View Post
is this image or fill color?
The top or background is
Taskbar & System Tray > System Tray > Basic > System Tray Icons Panel Flyout > <6> Fill color

The bottom is
Taskbar & System Tray > System Tray > Basic > System Tray Icons Panel Flyout > <7> image

Jerry
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24 Oct 2012   #10
m4ksta

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by m4ksta View Post
is this image or fill color?
The top or background is
Taskbar & System Tray > System Tray > Basic > System Tray Icons Panel Flyout > <6> Fill color

The bottom is
Taskbar & System Tray > System Tray > Basic > System Tray Icons Panel Flyout > <7> image

Jerry
cheers.........
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