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[VS] Luna Element 2

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Dazzla    5
First off, great theme, i love it!

Secondly... Dazzla, Shellstyle looks great, anyway by chance that you could, when its minimized, have a single pixel that kinda "completes" the bottom, so to speak.  Otherwise it looks like it should be running on into infinity.  If not, mind telling me how I might go about changing this myself? :)

Anyway, kudos to all involved, this is great.  I had just switched back to Window's Default Luna in Silver, but now I'm back to a non-MS themed windows :)  Also, a Silver would be AWESOME :)

P.S.  I have been a member for years, but rarely post, it takes a great theme to actually get me to post :)

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Again, agreed :D I never have it minimised but it looks stupid when minimised otherwise. Here's an update:

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DoS    0

this added a touch of beauty ;)

great work

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Hidea    0

it needs an updated winamp skin.. the current one that's out there doesn't skin the media library.

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Armenian Guy    0

help guys.. iam extracting to the themes folder and when i choose element from the display properties i can't see the preview its all black and clicking ok is turning my theme to windows classic//... :( :( :(

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pyehac    0

The best has gotten better!

Thanks man!! beer2.gif

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em3    0
help guys.. iam extracting to the themes folder and when i choose element from the display properties i can't see the preview its all black and clicking ok is turning my theme to windows classic//... :(  :(  :(

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A friend of mine had the same problem. Don't know what's wrong though.

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klop    0

UXTheme patched?

Thanks for the updated shellstyle!

Someone could make a change user and restart button?

I'd like to have a new logoff/shutdown dialog.

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klop    0

I'm working on the logoff/shutdown dialog.

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+orgitnized    0
help guys.. iam extracting to the themes folder and when i choose element from the display properties i can't see the preview its all black and clicking ok is turning my theme to windows classic//... :(  :(  :(

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I had this problem before I really knew anything about patching UXTHEME.DLL. Had to patch it correctly and then the problem went away.

Try the newest patcher or insanekiwi's guide to replacing it. Check his signature for it. :yes:

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Armenian Guy    0

thx ghost 96

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slyydrr    0
Again, agreed :D I never have it minimised but it looks stupid when minimised otherwise. Here's an update:

Wow, that was quick! I appreciate it :) Once again, amazing theme, great work all!

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TheTerminator    0
Again, agreed :D I never have it minimised but it looks stupid when minimised otherwise. Here's an update:

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Download:

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How do I install the shellstyle?

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+orgitnized    0

Make sure you switch to another theme before completing the steps listed below so the theme can be fully unloaded and reloaded.

Install the shellstyle by replacing the old shellstyle in the C:\Windows\Resources\Themes\Element\Shell\whateverstyeyouareusing\ folder. In those folders you'll see the shellstyle.dll file. Rename it to shellstyle.old or back it up however you see fit.

Extract the new one in all folders or whatever folder you are currently wanting to apply the shellstyle to. This will show you the new style you see previewed in this thread.

Let us know how it works for ya. ;)

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klop    0

Edit: Read last post. :p

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slyydrr    0

Just thought I'd post a quick shot of my slightly customized look. It's nothing special, but it helps complete that feel of "compactness", that is if you're like me and are running the compact style.. I changed the font name and size, size more importantly to 8pt font. It makes the buttons smaller, and looks wonderful.

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The second image, is a 1920x1200 version of the Luna Element bg I found somewhere that I quickly threw together.

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The background can be found here (right-click and save as). It's stored as a 6 MB BMP for quality.

Cheers! :woot:

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em3    0

Why would anyone want to save an image in bmp. PNG is compressed and lossless, and it even support transparency.

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zhangm    1,335

BMP is the best format for using wallpapers on Windows. In fact, its the only format that XP will understand and use as a wallpaper. Any JPG, GIF, or PNG you set as the wallpaper must first be converted into BMP format first. That's why when you set a JPG, or PNG as the wallpaper, it takes longer for it to appear than if you just set a BMP of the proper resolution.

So, its just faster for the system to use. And also, the space savings resulting from using PNG/JPG/GIF are nullified because WindowsXP makes a copy of the image and saves it in BMP format in its wallpaper folder.

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DoS    0
BMP is the best format for using wallpapers on Windows.  In fact, its the only format that XP will understand and use as a wallpaper.  Any JPG, GIF, or PNG you set as the wallpaper must first be converted into BMP format first.  That's why when you set a JPG, or PNG as the wallpaper, it takes longer for it to appear than if you just set a BMP of the proper resolution.

So, its just faster for the system to use.  And also, the space savings resulting from using PNG/JPG/GIF are nullified because WindowsXP makes a copy of the image and saves it in BMP format in its wallpaper folder.

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I knew some of this information, but I've never put them together to create this theory. Thanks for clearing that up

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em3    0

Your argument is no good.

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alpha_omega    1
Can you remove the 1px space between the scrollbar and the edge of the screen when a window is maximized?

Makes me have to think when scrolling down webpages, ect.

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Me, too. That way, you don't have to "aim" for the scrollbar in Firefox for example...

Edit: Oops, sorry em3! I just read your answer to this problem.

Edited by alpha_omega

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pyehac    0

Anyone noticed, that in firefox, the title bar is left aligned?

Anyway to put back in the center?

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em3    0
Anyone noticed, that in firefox, the title bar is left aligned?

Anyway to put back in the center?

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Did you only notice it in Firefox? :laugh:

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alpha_omega    1

Huh? It's left aligned in all apps. Version 1 had the title text aligned in the center...

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aggrophobik    1

Guess he missed the vote...

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Cyranthus    0

the shellstyle for the Aero Concept theme looks REALLY good on this skin!

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