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Windows 7: aero theme question

27 Oct 2009   #1
annabrand

windows 7 home premium
 
 
aero theme question



I want to reduce the message box font outter overlay effect, does anyone know how?

Thanks


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27 Oct 2009   #2
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Open Start-> Type Change Windows Colors and Metrics->Active Title Bar (from the drop down list)...change the font size

I believe this is what you are seeking
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27 Oct 2009   #3
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Anna, and welcome to Seven Forums.

In addition to Chris's post above. You can do that in Advanced Appearance settings.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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27 Oct 2009   #4
annabrand

windows 7 home premium
 
 

Both solutions couldn't do what I wanted i'll explain it better.

I've got no problem with the "active window font size" I want to change the "outer font white overlay effect" i.e. the white around the font.


Fast replies btw, thats cool!
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27 Oct 2009   #5
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by annabrand View Post
Both solutions couldn't do what I wanted i'll explain it better.

I've got no problem with the "active window font size" I want to change the "outer font white overlay effect" i.e. the white around the font.


Fast replies btw, thats cool!
Oh...I see

Maybe someone in the GFX team could assist you better with that...that is going to require modifing some bitmaps concering the taskbars
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29 Oct 2009   #6
annabrand

windows 7 home premium
 
 

any chance of getting a tweaked aero theme with various user requested changes? like - different taskbar buttons colour (ie not white) those are the two biggest things that bug me with the aero theme

does this not bug anyone else? :*(
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29 Oct 2009   #7
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

There's a theme on deviantART: where ART meets application! called Soft7 you may like. You have to replace system files though.

Soft7 1.6 for Windows 7 by ~AP-GRAPHIK on deviantART


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29 Oct 2009   #8
bnc123

Windows 7 Pro x64 & Vista x64 (Dual boot)
 
 

I have the same problem with Windows 7 Aero themes that Annabrand does . Its the taskbar button white text font and the white blur at the top of the taskbar that is hard to read. I dont have this issue on the same PC with Vista Aero. None of the theme modifications that I have seen change the white font and blur issue on the taskbar. The theme mod quoted by torrentg, Soft7 1.6 for Windows 7 by ~AP-GRAPHIK on deviantART is no different. The only solution that I can see at this point is to use a classic theme, which I shouldn't have to do .

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29 Oct 2009   #9
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Try Sico theme. Same site.

And does bnc stand for bouncer? Are you an IRC user?

Sico Big


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29 Oct 2009   #10
bnc123

Windows 7 Pro x64 & Vista x64 (Dual boot)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torrentg View Post
Try Sico theme. Same site.

And does bnc stand for bouncer? Are you an IRC user?

Sico Big
Bouncer ? - No
IRC user ? - Not in the last 5 years

I can't seem to find the Sico theme that your linked jpg shows ??
Can you provide a direct link to the Sico theme ?
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