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Windows 7: Style Builder taskbar button shading for running apps.

09 Apr 2016   #1

Style Builder taskbar button shading for running apps.

I would like to change the highlighting or style of the taskbar icons to show more of a difference between running and non-running programs. The non-running programs are ones that have been stickied.

I would also like to change the look of the active program as well

I can't seem to find the setting in Style Builder that changes this. I'm not even sure if it is a replacement image or just a transparency mask over the existing button.

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22 Apr 2016   #2

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The images are at:
Taskbar & System Tray > TaskBand > Basic > TaskBand > TaskItemButton
Taskbar & System Tray > TaskBand > Basic > TaskBand > UncombinedTaskItemLeft
Taskbar & System Tray > TaskBand > Basic > TaskBand > UncombinedTaskItemCenter
Taskbar & System Tray > TaskBand > Basic > TaskBand > UncombinedTaskItemRight

Expand and look at each state.

Style Builder taskbar button shading for running apps.-win7-style-builder-cwindowsresourcesthemesaeroaero.msstyles.png

My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Style Builder taskbar button shading for running apps.

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