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« on: October 17, 2007, 07:16:14 PM »
Hello all!  I have created a self install exe for my theme, but in all honesty, windows blinds is so easy that my install program was harder. :D I've got the version of windows blinds here.  Please email or PM me for a code you can use with it.  I hope you like it!

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http://www.driveway.com/oipze31000

And here's the theme file (DO NOT EXTRACT!!!(the zip file is the theme)):

http://www.driveway.com/qhqde31739

Just install the program and enter the code.  Wait a minute and select the theme.  That's it!  Now you can apply this theme and any other themes I create in the future!  Trust me, my install was much more difficult so I don't see a point to it. :D

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« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2007, 11:28:54 PM »

Those areas look out of place. I mentioned them in the other thread, but I thought marking them off would help you spot them.

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« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2007, 01:08:41 AM »
Well, I personally like the other version better, but I created another version.  You may use this one if you'd like.  Is this better?  I can make changes about as easily as saving an image in a different format now. :D



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« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2007, 01:35:02 AM »
I thought this was pretty cool.  What do you think?  When you go start, shutdown, this comes up :D






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« Reply #4 on: October 18, 2007, 06:39:35 AM »
Well the last part with Littlefoot sleeping is nice, but everything is much too hard to read for me to ever consider this.

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« Reply #5 on: October 18, 2007, 08:14:17 AM »
I find it very nice. Good work :yes

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« Reply #6 on: October 18, 2007, 09:21:12 AM »
would anyone like a lite version?  By that I mean I can take any aspect of the project and apply it only.  For example, you could have nothing but the Littlefoot start button or the littlefoot start button and the shut down splash screen.

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« Reply #7 on: October 18, 2007, 09:52:00 AM »
The tasks on the taskbar still take on the old graphics. Can't you change that, as well?

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« Reply #8 on: October 18, 2007, 05:51:24 PM »
How's this Manny?  I totally deleted the boxes that the text goes in cuz everything looks stupid against that star background:


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« Reply #9 on: October 18, 2007, 06:13:28 PM »
I've got a couple more things to say.

First, the white text, particularly, the thing at the top of the start menu thing, that says "E-Mail", is hard to read (as Petrie suggested). Seocnd, the blue background against the Windows logo on the Littlefoot sleeping scene stands out a bit too much. Can't that be made black or something?

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« Reply #10 on: October 18, 2007, 08:07:22 PM »
Is this better to see the text on if I made the text black?  I made the pictures more transparent:


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« Reply #11 on: October 18, 2007, 08:11:26 PM »
Does this make it easier to see on?


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« Reply #12 on: October 18, 2007, 08:18:42 PM »
And how's this?  I totally removed the windows logo from the shut down menu:



Sorry, but I can't edit my posts cuz there's something wrong with my resolution. :(

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« Reply #13 on: October 18, 2007, 10:00:46 PM »
Whoa! You changed way too much! You brought back some of the "plain" graphics, like from the taskbar and where it shows the user name. Making the text black would have sufficed.

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« Reply #14 on: October 19, 2007, 01:35:23 AM »
I have many, many different copies.  I was doing this to a throw away copy so I didn't destroy what I had already done.  I am planning on offering several dozen different variations of my theme in a future thread.  So, do you want it now?  Here's how it looks.  The letters are still a little hard to read, but I added a handy little attribute that will highlight the text your mouse is over:


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« Reply #15 on: October 19, 2007, 11:26:10 AM »
Yeah, sure, I'll take take that. However, is there a particular you can't change the color of the text that says the user account name?

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« Reply #16 on: October 19, 2007, 07:30:26 PM »
Ok.  I've made the username black text and have packaged the file in a zip folder.  I made the theme as small as possible, knowing you're on dialup, but it's still 2.76mb.  It was 8mb so I think I did rather well.  Anyways, here's the file:

http://www.driveway.com/njndv89265

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« Reply #17 on: October 19, 2007, 10:18:55 PM »
Uh, what changes did you make? If it's anything significant or beyond zipping it, just give me the link to the full deal. I've downloaded 75 MB stuff on dail-up before, so 8 MB is pbhffft. :P:

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« Reply #18 on: October 20, 2007, 04:17:58 PM »
I merely decreased the bitrate of the files, making them smaller.  They have to be zipped to work right.  DO NOT unzip it! :P: Just select the zip folder from windows blinds.  Nothing has been changed except the black username text.

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« Reply #19 on: October 20, 2007, 06:21:59 PM »
I kind of want the full bit rate stuff. Again, I'm not bothered by downloading 8 MB stuff on dial-up (remember all of those LBT TV video files?).