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Windows 7: Any apps to enable more color customization for Windows 7 interface?

25 Apr 2011   #51
Bongo

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Here you go give it a try
Remember to services thing it may happen again.
Jerry


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25 Apr 2011   #52
TsunamiZ

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

thanks it looks great! can you rename the theme to: Black

and i think that will be it.
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25 Apr 2011   #53
Bongo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TsunamiZ View Post
thanks it looks great! can you rename the theme to: Black

and i think that will be it.
OK give me about 1/2 hour
Jerry
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25 Apr 2011   #54
Bongo

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Here is Black
I know you like dark here is a link to a program that will change the Navigation Buttons on step #4 there is a link to some buttons there is a nice set of black 1s
Windows 7 Navigation Buttons Customizer: Change Windows 7 Navigation Buttons Easily | door2windows
Jerry


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25 Apr 2011   #55
TsunamiZ

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

cool, thanks for the tip. but i'll probably stick with the default buttons for now.

i have been curious about the WSB program before, but i wasn't sure what its limitations were. it might be something i would consider buying in the future--but i would want to be aware of its limitations before deciding.

so i'm curious, were you able to do all the changes on this skin with WSB [aside from graphics editing]? or did you have to do some manual "hacking" for some of these edits? was making the title text stay white when maximized doable from WSB, too?
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26 Apr 2011   #56
Bongo

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I did all the modifications with WSB there is a little bit of a learning curve and WSB has its own forum with location maps and so very knowledgeable people VistaStyleBuilder - Index but to see the maps and much purchase WSB in the purchase information will allow you to sign up. Some of the limitations are there is some black text in some drop down menus in Windows Explorer see screenshots that cannot be changed there is also some black text in some property windows see screenshots. There are some areas in the control panel and the clock that are in system files see screenshots they cannot be changed with WSB. I also included some screen shots of WSB that show you where I changed that text at in a couple of those screen shots it shows images that can be edited and then some areas like the left side of Windows Explorer is a fill color the right side is a fill color to.
So there is a lot you can do with it some is image editing some is fill color you can change text colors text fonts in places and even add text colors in some areas and other properties that I have not even begun to check out.
If you load up that dark theme that I posted the link to you can see what can and cannot be changed by comparing it to Aero.
Jerry


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26 Apr 2011   #57
TsunamiZ

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

can WSB changes the parts that are in a system file?
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26 Apr 2011   #58
Bongo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TsunamiZ View Post
can WSB changes the parts that are in a system file?
No
Jerry
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26 Apr 2011   #59
TsunamiZ

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

thanks for the info. do you know if anyone on the WSB forums knows a solution to the progress bar editing?
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26 Apr 2011   #60
Bongo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TsunamiZ View Post
thanks for the info. do you know if anyone on the WSB forums knows a solution to the progress bar editing?
I'm sure there is.
Jerry
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