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#31 George P

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Posted 17 September 2011 - 18:42

That's good if you want a picture, probably the same one you have set as the desktop wallpaper I bet, that'd make it feel better to many people i think. If/when we can easily set a image or have it be the same image between the two UI's then the transition into the start screen will feel smoother and less of a surprise. It'd be kinda like OSX's new Launch Pad or the big app launcher that pops up in GNOME3/Unity, except with tiles instead of big icons and a list.

I think it'd look 10x better with not only a background but glass tiles (if that's possible).


#32 guru

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Posted 17 September 2011 - 18:51

That's good if you want a picture, probably the same one you have set as the desktop wallpaper I bet, that'd make it feel better to many people i think. If/when we can easily set a image or have it be the same image between the two UI's then the transition into the start screen will feel smoother and less of a surprise. It'd be kinda like OSX's new Launch Pad or the big app launcher that pops up in GNOME3/Unity, except with tiles instead of big icons and a list.

I think it'd look 10x better with not only a background but glass tiles (if that's possible).


+1

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#33 ThePitt

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Posted 17 September 2011 - 18:52

would be nice that instead of purple/green or pink, were transparent or translucent. The interface its pretty annoying by itself.

#34 Cesar D

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Posted 17 September 2011 - 18:55

All files are located in shsxs.dll. There's also some stuff in twinui.dll. Going through them all is going to take some time.

Got this after messing with twin: http://i.cubeupload.com/l9atic.png


hey, how did you pin desktop IE10 to the start page? I couldn`t do that here. :(

#35 remixedcat

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Posted 17 September 2011 - 18:59

That's good if you want a picture, probably the same one you have set as the desktop wallpaper I bet, that'd make it feel better to many people i think. If/when we can easily set a image or have it be the same image between the two UI's then the transition into the start screen will feel smoother and less of a surprise. It'd be kinda like OSX's new Launch Pad or the big app launcher that pops up in GNOME3/Unity, except with tiles instead of big icons and a list.

I think it'd look 10x better with not only a background but glass tiles (if that's possible).



This.... launchpad's thing is pretty slick and this would help.

#36 Jygoro

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Posted 17 September 2011 - 19:52

hey, how did you pin desktop IE10 to the start page? I couldn`t do that here. :(

As easy as install another browser and associate HTML files to that browser. But then you won't see Metro IE anymore.

#37 OP Panda X

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Posted 17 September 2011 - 23:09

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Credits go to Hounsell: http://thounsell.dev...iew-1-258876643

#38 LightShadow

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Posted 17 September 2011 - 23:22

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Credits go to Hounsell: http://thounsell.dev...iew-1-258876643


Could you release your version too please. As Hounsell only seems to be releasing the light-blue version which looks horrible IMO. I prefer the purple.

#39 fixxxer2014

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Posted 17 September 2011 - 23:24

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Still working on getting the rest changed. (shsxs.dll)



better but still no for me.

#40 OP Panda X

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Posted 17 September 2011 - 23:32

Here's a final shot (colored tiles and flyouts): http://thepanda-x.de...t.com/#/d49wzsg

By the way it also colorizes the logon screen.

#41 LightShadow

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Posted 17 September 2011 - 23:36

Here's a final shot (colored tiles and flyouts): http://thepanda-x.de...t.com/#/d49wzsg

By the way it also colorizes the logon screen.


Beautiful! Please release!

#42 SkyDX

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Posted 18 September 2011 - 00:04

Nice progress! :D But now I'm curious, does it only change the color of the green "icon band" or removes it entirely so it's usable with custom backgrounds?

#43 Grinch

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Posted 18 September 2011 - 00:04

Would love to see this released and possibly a dark blue version (would feel more native to windows to have a darker blue color).

#44 OP Panda X

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Posted 18 September 2011 - 00:22

Would love to see this released and possibly a dark blue version (would feel more native to windows to have a darker blue color).


Any RGB you have in mind?

#45 Grinch

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Posted 18 September 2011 - 00:37

Red: 5
Green: 60
Blue: 150

To me that seems like a nice, smooth yet native feeling color for Windows. :)



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