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 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Making taskbar text stand out

Posted: Thu Dec 29, 2016 7:46 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 5049


scooterrodriguez wrote:
I want to believe.

Then believe you shall. All it takes is a few small changes to an MsStyles and a UxTheme patch or alternative.

See? Text glow :mrgreen:

 Forum: Taskbar Skins   Topic: My first taskbar skin

 Post subject: Re: My first taskbar skin
Posted: Thu Dec 29, 2016 7:31 am 

Replies: 7
Views: 8925


juniper7 wrote:
Splitwirez, the 1/3 bliss sky, is the taskbar.
I think it looks ok as top large taskbar.


wait what

...but...it's the Sky...from the Bliss Wallpaper...not the Taskbar...WAT?? ._:-.

 Forum: Taskbar Skins   Topic: My first taskbar skin

 Post subject: Re: My first taskbar skin
Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 7:48 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 8925


JonahHex wrote:
Another with Windows XP look.


a) That's about a 3rd of a screenshot, and not the 3rd that has the Taskbar in it
b) We already have a ton of XP/Luna Taskbars

 Forum: Start Buttons   Topic: custom start button dimensions?

Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 7:45 pm 

Replies: 8
Views: 8352


Uhh...you folks are aware there's a button size setting, correct?

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Windows Chicago/93 Start Menu(s) Style

Posted: Mon Dec 26, 2016 1:21 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 4432


Simply use <no skin> to make the start menu look like Chicago's. You will need to apply the classic skin with 1 column first. ...no...that doesn't make it look like Chicago's at all...for starters (pun not intended), and beyond that, since posting this, I've realized how impractical it would be...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Microsoft Windows 10 (B1607) Anniversary Update Clock?

Posted: Thu Dec 22, 2016 10:57 am 

Replies: 11
Views: 17322


powerplayer wrote:
The 7 wifi bar is also there in the dlls


WAT
HOW
HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOW

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: AHK on top of Classic Shell...anyone know this class name?

Posted: Tue Dec 20, 2016 10:12 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 2395


Ivo wrote:
The class name for the user image is "ClassicShell.CUserWindow".


Thanks.

And now, I just have to figure out why AutoHotKey refuses to even touch the User Image now that I have the Class name :lol:

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: AHK on top of Classic Shell...anyone know this class name?

Posted: Tue Dec 20, 2016 7:16 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 2395


Question...if the class name for the Classic Shell Start Menu is "ClassicShell.CMenuContainer", then...does anyone know what it is for the User Image? 'cause that seems to be separate...

(Yeah, I tried the AHK Window Spy, it didn't get anything .-. )

 Forum: Start Buttons   Topic: Windows XP Start Button

 Post subject: Re: Windows XP Start Button
Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2016 1:11 pm 

Replies: 25
Views: 137259


SebastianOnofrei4454 wrote:
I was using a third party VS in the screenshot and that third party VS changes the taskbar tray arrow to be an XP one.


Huh, I was right.

 Forum: Start Buttons   Topic: [Animated] 'Mysterious' Windows Icon Start orb........

Posted: Sun Dec 18, 2016 12:01 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 5246


WOAH NICE ORB :lol:

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: Show your desktop and Classic Shell Start Menu

Posted: Sat Dec 17, 2016 3:54 am 

Replies: 136
Views: 219454


juniper7 wrote:
Is this reality, or is the probe still in our brain?


It's reality. The only person with something in their brain is me, and it's just AutoHotKey :lol:

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: Show your desktop and Classic Shell Start Menu

Posted: Fri Dec 16, 2016 2:58 pm 

Replies: 136
Views: 219454




 Forum: Start Buttons   Topic: Windows XP Start Button

 Post subject: Re: Windows XP Start Button
Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2016 7:15 pm 

Replies: 25
Views: 137259


SebastianOnofrei4454 How did you get that arrow in taskbar? Does it function? http://www.classicshell.net/forum/download/file.php?id=4242 That arrow is one of the only parts of the Windows 10 Taskbar which still uses an image from the Visual Style, and the screenshot clearly shows a Luna Visual Sty...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Windows RT 8.1 Update 3 Start Menu Style...?

Posted: Sun Dec 11, 2016 4:21 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 4413


It is not possible to display the start screen inside another window. It is using a completely different and incompatible technology. Start8 simply finds the main window of the menu and resizes it. It doesn't mix two menus in a single UI. Besides, that trick only worked for Windows 8. ...it's reall...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Windows RT 8.1 Update 3 Start Menu Style...?

Posted: Sun Dec 11, 2016 4:12 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 4413


Sorry, currently there are no plans to implement tiles in the foreseeable future. ...figures .__. Live tiles are impossible (without reverse engineering and rewriting a large portion of the OS). As with that other thread, I didn't think you'd try to make them Live... Even dead tiles are a lot of wo...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Windows RT 8.1 Update 3 Start Menu Style...?

Posted: Sun Dec 11, 2016 3:22 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 4413


Splitwirez wrote:
Numerous users wrote:


I apologize for the redundancy of this thread .-.

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Can anyone figure out why my RADIOGROUP isn't displaying?

Posted: Sat Dec 10, 2016 9:38 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 4365


Title says it all. Working on a skin, can't get a RADIOGROUP option to display in the list. Here's the skin itself: DOWNLOAD

Can anyone figure out what's up with this? .-.

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Modern XP Luna skin

 Post subject: Re: Modern XP Luna skin Topic is solved
Posted: Wed Dec 07, 2016 4:34 am 

Replies: 16
Views: 19025


Guys...I think he means more like this:

 Forum: Taskbar Skins   Topic: OS Styled Taskbar Skin Compilation

Posted: Tue Dec 06, 2016 7:31 am 

Replies: 16
Views: 26995


Lax1143 wrote:
Do you if any one ever does Gator skin


what

 Forum: Start Buttons   Topic: Not Safe for Work/Adult Content-Woman without clothes button

Posted: Sun Dec 04, 2016 10:30 am 

Replies: 9
Views: 11777


You know, that warning would likely be a lot more useful if it was in the thread's title, even if it's just a little "[NSFW]" or "[MATURE]" or something. I was a little jarred by the preview animation after opening what looked like an sufficiently-innocent thread, so I figured I'...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Xp luna 7skin

 Post subject: Re: Xp luna 7skin
Posted: Sun Dec 04, 2016 4:38 am 

Replies: 27
Views: 20844


I can't multi-DPI to save my life, whether it's CSM, Visual Styles, whatever... ;~;

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Disable start button hover animation

Posted: Sat Dec 03, 2016 4:49 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 2877


You can use an animated button to use the same frame for all states .-.

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Xp luna 7skin

 Post subject: Re: Xp luna 7skin
Posted: Sat Dec 03, 2016 1:15 pm 

Replies: 27
Views: 20844


idk if I'll ever finish it, so here's what I've got so far .-.

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Override Taskbar Font/Font Size?

Posted: Sat Dec 03, 2016 1:14 pm 

Replies: 0
Views: 2623


Title says it all. This request is twofold:

1. I figure it'd probably be of general use to someone.

2. If my hypothesis regarding the Windows 10 Classic Theme Taskbar text issue is correct, this would most likely fix that.

k so uh

I guess that's that? :lol:

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Modern XP Luna skin

 Post subject: Re: Modern XP Luna skin Topic is solved
Posted: Fri Dec 02, 2016 8:31 pm 

Replies: 16
Views: 19025


Weboh wrote:
Do you mean like this one?

That's not modern, that's glass-coloured .-.

Weboh wrote:
It picks up on Metro colors.

No it doesn't, it picks up on glass colour .-.

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Blur effects for transparent taskbar and start menu

Posted: Thu Dec 01, 2016 6:18 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 4460


SoulEdgeX wrote:
Too bad. :( Maybe I should update my laptop to Windows 10.

No, you...really shouldn't :lol:

SoulEdgeX wrote:
The Aero Glass program didn't work but thanks anyways. :)

Woah hold on, are you sure you installed it correctly? What DID happen when you installed it?

 Forum: Start Buttons   Topic: Longhorn "Spinning Earth" Start Orb

Posted: Thu Dec 01, 2016 3:16 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 6745


...honestly I can't to any decent extent...I don't have the original layered version of the animation .-.

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Blur effects for transparent taskbar and start menu

Posted: Wed Nov 30, 2016 6:11 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 4460


Gaurav wrote:
Of if you have Aero Glass for Windows 8 installed: http://www.glass8.eu/ then blur will be available on Windows 8/8.1.


(Although the option to enable it on the Taskbar will, ironically, be labelled "Opaque")

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Experiment Plex Replay (Classic style)

Posted: Sun Nov 27, 2016 10:12 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 10946


Splitwirez, do you have any plans to make into a Windows 7 VS? If not, can you provide a PNG of the taskbar and button so I can kind of replicate it using Classic Shell? Maybe someday. But almost definitely not until the 8.1 version is finished. In the meantime, the button and menu are in the 8.1 p...

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: Show your desktop and Classic Shell Start Menu

Posted: Sun Nov 27, 2016 10:10 am 

Replies: 136
Views: 219454


juniper7 wrote:
No, Splitwirez . What's that? A theme, or start menu?
If you're referring to the mention of Plexcellent Windows 10 edition, it's a Visual Style which comes with a Start Menu, among other things. However, the Start Menu itself will be the same between the Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 editions.

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: Show your desktop and Classic Shell Start Menu

Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2016 2:47 pm 

Replies: 136
Views: 219454


On your transparent plexy theme. Plexcellent. It's a nice touch to have user picture way over on left side of 7 style menu, with the large offset. https://www.betaarchive.com/imageupload/1253386516.or.354001.png Wasn't even my idea tbh...it was from an official Microsoft concept :lol: Wish there wa...

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: Show your desktop and Classic Shell Start Menu

Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2016 11:15 am 

Replies: 136
Views: 219454


juniper7 wrote:
I started to figure arrows were the only way, before lights out.


Oh, okay :lol:

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Experiment Plex Replay (Classic style)

Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2016 10:58 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 10946


Hello again, I recently found this skin from another site and I found this image... http://winaero.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/10-Plex-Replay-full-UI.png I like transparent,Windows Aero themed menus,so I got it. I never found any settings for opacity and I was wondering if there's a way to ...

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: Show your desktop and Classic Shell Start Menu

Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2016 5:44 am 

Replies: 136
Views: 219454


I don't know how to make a scrollbar like that. Wasn't hard...bit hacky, but not hard... I thought it had to be symetrical at each end. It is symmetrical. Are there overlay emblems at the ends? No, I used the arrow glyphs :lol: WAIT, THERE'S A WAY TO MAKE EMBLEMS NOT ALWAYS VISIBLE!? O.0.o The curv...

 Forum: Start Buttons   Topic: Longhorn "Spinning Earth" Start Orb

Posted: Thu Nov 24, 2016 8:17 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 6745


Welp, someone had to do it :lol:


 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: Show your desktop and Classic Shell Start Menu

Posted: Thu Nov 24, 2016 5:33 pm 

Replies: 136
Views: 219454




There, now there's an actual menu to see :lol:

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Request: someone to do the "hard work"...

Posted: Thu Nov 24, 2016 2:18 pm 

Replies: 18
Views: 15717


You know, it might be a bit easier if we could see some samples of what you have in mind, be it the Rainmeter skins themselves or a mockup of the matching menu you have in mind... :lol:

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Xp luna 7skin

 Post subject: Re: Xp luna 7skin
Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2016 10:54 am 

Replies: 27
Views: 20844


Splitwirez If you haven't done it already, I can provide the parts for Luna scrollbar, for inside menu. It's all set up ready to go with script text included. Oh my god thank you Now I have somewhere to start whilst I learn how to do custom scrollbars for CSM Start Menus (Which is kind of a big dea...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Windows 8.1 Start Menu skin matching Taskbar color?

 Post subject: Re: new skin request
Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 12:17 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 11348


Nobody here is going to make a skin which has already been made. And I'm not talking about the stock one. I'm talking about WIN7LIKE.

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: XP LUNA Variations (Classic 1 and 2)

Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 4:59 am 

Replies: 55
Views: 90478


juniper7 wrote:
The only purple menu I could use longer than half an hour.


May I interpret that as a challenge? :3

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: Show your desktop and Classic Shell Start Menu

Posted: Sun Nov 20, 2016 2:37 pm 

Replies: 136
Views: 219454



Start Menu hasn't changed since the last shot of Reflect, hence its absence, but meeh, VS improvements :lol:

 Forum: Start Buttons   Topic: 'Flying Kiss Lady' Start Button for Classic Shell

Posted: Sun Nov 20, 2016 11:32 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 6915


'Splitwirez' & 'juniper7' thanks for the quick response........your suggestions are really helpful........i can hopefully now try to make some animated buttons for the shell............you guys can really keep this forum alive...............thanks a lot:):):):):):) Any time ^-^ And best of luck...

 Forum: Start Buttons   Topic: 'Flying Kiss Lady' Start Button for Classic Shell

Posted: Sat Nov 19, 2016 6:32 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 6915


Thanks for the comment 'juniper7'.......i was just trying to make some different & entertaining start buttons which are not boring. The classic shell is highly customizable and everyone should make use of this ability. I really want to make some 'animated start buttons' but can't figure out how...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: 3-D look when using custom taskbar color

Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2016 7:10 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 6240


It requires Visual Styles, but nobody said it requires DWM... :lol: (Hint: Using a Basic theme won't kill your battery AFAIK, and will still let you use the Taskbar Skinning Functionality) Right, but the classic theme is the only non-DWM visual style that I know of that lets you change colors for t...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: 3-D look when using custom taskbar color

Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2016 12:08 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 6240


Ah. That's a bummer. I like the way you can customize the classic theme in different titlebar colors and everything, which is not the case if I use any third-party style besides an Aero one. And I'd rather not have Aero on lots of the time to save battery life. It requires Visual Styles, but nobody...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Suggestion: WMP Shell

 Post subject: Re: Suggestion: WMP Shell
Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 3:32 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 2978


Thanks but I mean the whole thingy through and through ... I know, but that was the only pre-WMP12 feature I know how to restore (probably because WMP12 is the first and only version of WMP I've actually used) :lol: Also...wouldn't it make more sense to call a feature like this "Classic WMP&qu...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Additional desktop toolbars

Posted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 5:08 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 2437


How's this: http://www.intowindows.com/how-to-get-b ... windows-7/ ?

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Windows 10 Technical Preview (9841 - 9879) Menu Style

Posted: Fri Nov 11, 2016 12:22 pm 

Replies: 28
Views: 21120


Apologies for the double-post, but seeing as that Star8 can resize the Start Screen to be more like a menu, couldn't CSM do the same here, and then just put it in a box on the right column?

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Request: Nintendo themed skins

Posted: Fri Nov 11, 2016 12:20 pm 

Replies: 22
Views: 36496


juniper7 wrote:
I'll put an option for user custom image, to swap out to a different space image.


Doesn't Classic Shell already have an option for that? .-.

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Windows 7 XP Luna skin

 Post subject: Re: Windows 7 XP Luna skin
Posted: Fri Nov 11, 2016 12:14 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 5877


Wrong subforum. The correct one is literally right above this one in the index.

But if you really can't find it, here's a link: viewforum.php?f=17
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