Blue Lagoon
Average Rating: 7
Yours: -1
File Size: .28MB
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Blue Lagoon

Updated Oct 01, 2004 by CaveBear


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DJ-CiviC
Comment #21 Sunday, October 03, 2004 10:08 PM
I like the theme but i just dont like the round black windows button.

But greet job!
CaveBear
Comment #22 Sunday, October 03, 2004 11:40 PM
FNZ: Tak Jeg er fra Jylland's Hjerte
DJ-CiviC: Thanks As for the black window buttons, I don't think I'll be changing those.
SelfExiled
Comment #23 Thursday, October 07, 2004 2:03 PM
Very nice. love the ladybug too.
NightTrainthedark
Comment #24 Friday, October 08, 2004 6:54 AM
Nice job. Keep em coming.
fantha
Comment #25 Tuesday, October 12, 2004 9:00 AM
veryyy niceee LOL thank
TN Brat!
Comment #26 Wednesday, October 13, 2004 7:21 PM
Ok, well, now that I've tried this I have to make a another comment....

First I agree with Wizop Koasati, WAY to much is lost like that!

Also, I've finally just deleted this one, because both times I've tried it, the changes it made to my font settings were HORRIBLE! I use 1280bx1024 with my dpi at 120, and I have my "User Overides" set at "Make fonts 20% larger"

I won't go into details, unless you're interested, but I wanted to say, that I've had to perfrom a "System Restore" both times I've used this, 'cause even after changing to a different WB, the size of my fonts wouldn't go back....I tried everything I could think of to fix them with no avail...

I LOVE this skin! Beautiful! Wish I could use it!
CaveBear
Comment #27 Wednesday, October 13, 2004 11:44 PM
TN Brat!: ( Sorry to hear that. I'll try to explain to you what exactly is happening when you apply Blue Lagoon and HOW you can STILL use this skin:

Blue Lagoon overrides your system fonts by defining the "Fonts for classic widgets" section of SkinStudio. I guess most skin authors don't make use of it, but I do, and I'm fully aware that it overrides your default/current system font settings. The reason why the fonts DON'T change back when you apply another skin, is because that skin does NOT have "Fonts for classic widgets" defined. In other words, the other skin relies on your current system font settings. Now, for the solution to this "problem":

First of all, there is no need whatsoever to use System Restore to get back your default system font settings. Here are some solutions:

1) Before applying Blue Lagoon, open up the substyle you wish to use, in SkinStudio. Locate Miscellaneous > Fonts for classic widgets and remove/clear that section. Then save the substyle. Then you can safely apply the skin.

2) If the "damage" has already been done, either from applying Blue Lagoon or another skin that overrides the system font settings, simply unload WindowBlinds. Then go into Display Properties and under Themes, choose Windows Classic and apply that theme. Or if you saved your current theme before applying Blue Lagoon, you can apply that instead.

HTH

TN Brat!
Comment #28 Thursday, October 14, 2004 3:27 PM
Oh you are a LIFE SAVER!!!
Thanks so much!!
I knew there was a way to fix it wothout doing a restore, but I couldn't find it...lol I guess it's like you said, most skinners don't use that setting, so I had NO idea where to look!
I'll be downloading this again! Thanks!!!
GatorOnLine
Comment #29 Friday, September 16, 2005 11:11 AM
I really LOVE this skin BUT every single time I change my Icon fonts to 14 bold it sets but if I try to change any of my other fonts to larger too then the font I had just set in 14 Tahoma bold for my icons goes back to the normal very small size. Why can't I change ALL fonts to the size I want without them going back to the normal small size??? Or if I close out my browser (firefox) then when I reopen it my fonts selection is gone and I have to start all over. This also sometimes happens even if I go from web page to web page. I guess this skin only allows 1 font change?????? Why and how can I fix it? I love the color of this skin though-BIG fan of blue and this shade is PERFECT!! Could I fix this problem with the FREE version of skin studio?? And if so how????
CaveBear
Comment #30 Monday, October 11, 2004 1:21 PM
nznightowl, ChasUGC, NightTrain2002: Thank you very much for your comments

pseudoephedrine: Thank you I'll make a note of your suggestion
pseudoephedrine
Comment #31 Monday, October 11, 2004 3:50 AM
I like the skin a lot, but only 2 recommendations. On the window when a skin change is taking place, there is the ugly pink box and no transparency. The last thing are the window buttons. I don't mind the black, but the purple mouseover really clashes with the theme being blue. Other than those small things, this skin is amazing.
nznightowl
Comment #32 Tuesday, October 05, 2004 3:08 PM
Love the ladybug ! ! !
CaveBear
Comment #33 Monday, October 04, 2004 7:07 PM
sn1p3r4h1r3: LOL Glad you like the skin
d0p3y2k4
Comment #34 Monday, October 04, 2004 6:56 PM
errrrrrr skin
d0p3y2k4
Comment #35 Monday, October 04, 2004 6:56 PM
btw i do love this skim hehe
d0p3y2k4
Comment #36 Monday, October 04, 2004 6:54 PM
kicks himself in the privates i thought u was a dude
CaveBear
Comment #37 Monday, October 04, 2004 6:15 PM
danilloOc: Thank you I appreciate your suggestion, but changing the black buttons would mean I would have to change a lot of things with the skin that has the black color in it. The skin is to be considered blue with some black. I was hoping to avoid creating a totally blue skin...
danioc
Comment #38 Monday, October 04, 2004 5:18 PM
Awesome skin
the only thing i would like to change is the Black buttons too, maybe to dark blue, it's just my opinion but the skin looks great
Mulcifer
Comment #39 Sunday, October 03, 2004 10:20 AM
very well done skin

(shame about the ladybug... any chance of the option to lose it?)
Essencay
Comment #40 Saturday, October 02, 2004 10:21 PM
Yes please do add right-click rollup Nicely put together skin...colours remind me a little too much of MSN. I like the style of the arrows being a little off kiltered makes the controls refreshing. Not so keen on the titlebar buttons black/purple rollover with no glyphs.

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