Longhorn Slate 1024
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Longhorn Slate 1024

Updated Apr 19, 2005 by Latin4567


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gef
Comment #101 Wednesday, April 20, 2005 1:42 AM
Deja vu
BX
Comment #102 Wednesday, April 20, 2005 2:19 AM
Nice to have it update well done
_Martin_
Comment #103 Wednesday, April 20, 2005 2:47 AM
Why is this just for a single resolution. Such a simple (yet effective) theme should take seconds to make multi-res. If I can do it for DW Desktop ( Link ) then I'm sure you can do it for this.
gef
Comment #104 Wednesday, April 20, 2005 6:58 AM
If I can do it for DW Desktop ( Link ) then I'm sure you can do it for this.


But could you do it Martin if you didn't know how to write scripts. To be fair to Latin,and also myself and many others, this is the problem.
_Martin_
Comment #105 Wednesday, April 20, 2005 11:54 AM
Well yes actually it's fairly simple. Script is only needed for particularly complicated stuff.

The bar height could be set to 100% and all the objects on it could have alignments set on the relation tab. If you design at 1024 and then set these objects to "Disabled: Don't move" it should work on all resolutions.
Latin4567
Comment #106 Wednesday, April 20, 2005 3:39 PM
Oops, did i forget to lock down some objects martin?

btw: i do know how to script, i am just to lazy to

also, it took so long because my computer doesnt support any res's higher then 1024
_Martin_
Comment #107 Thursday, April 21, 2005 5:26 PM
Latin,

For me the issue is that there should be no need for a 1024 and a 1280 version of this theme. If your background bar is is set to a height of 100% then this is less of an issue. The main issue which stops me fixing things is the fact that most objects don't have names, and aren't allocated to parents.

This makes it difficult to edit the theme, and also I would have thought, more difficult to design.

This isn't a complaint just encouragement for better design standards (and you aren't the only culprit!)
Latin4567
Comment #108 Thursday, April 21, 2005 6:32 PM
I would make it res independent... but who wants a huge section of their dock blank!
_Martin_
Comment #109 Friday, April 22, 2005 8:25 AM
Sure I can appreciate this - I'm thinking for your benefit mainly. If you aren't going to script positioning then if you at least focus on object naming and grouping you could create a single dock yet make it easy for others to amend it if they want to.

Remember, that if the user has blank areas they can always use those to add more functionality themeselves.

Again, this is not me trying to preach, merely suggesting how you could make things easier for both yourself and others that download the theme.
Latin4567
Comment #110 Saturday, April 23, 2005 7:37 AM
I will script a positioning script for the next update
levdave
Comment #111 Wednesday, May 04, 2005 12:50 PM
Impressive skin! One quick question... cant I change the links in the "Community" to something I want, instead of the 4 youve picked out? Thanx!
Latin4567
Comment #112 Wednesday, May 04, 2005 4:48 PM
hehehe... i love doing that.... its a great way to get hits

switch into builder mode
go to each link's properties
change each link's url and states

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