SKS6 - 'Edit Vista Part Colors'

a partial list of what they are

Tuesday, May 27, 2008 by SKoriginals | Discussion: WindowBlinds

ok.. so i just recently noticed the 'Edit Vista Part Colours' in SKS6 under the 'Change Skin Colours' and though this (recently?) added feature is already proving (to me at least) pretty cool, its not actually 'labled' what each color is for.. just the RGB of the color.

So, I started a list of what the colors are and where they apply. However this is only a partial list as I could not determine what some of them actually changed.

If you can figure out what the missing colors (the light gray italiced numbers) are then by all means fill it in, I'll check back periodically on this thread to 'complete' the list as more items are found out as to what they actually pertain to... so... here is the list as of 8-13-08

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Control Panel
1 - 'Recent Task' Title Text Color
2 - Page Title Text Color
3 - 51, 153, 255
4 - 51, 153, 255
5 - 126, 133, 156
6 - 0, 102, 204
7 - Sidebar Link Highlighted
8 - 217, 243, 243
9 - Sidebar Link Disabled
10 - Sidebar Link Normal
11 - Sub Section Link Highlighted
12 - 51, 153, 255
13 - 126, 133, 156
14 - Sub Section Links Normal
15 - Section Title Highlighted
16 - Section Title Normal
17 - 0, 102, 204
18 - Information and Help Text Color (IR Brainiac Contribution)

Task Dialog
1 - Title Text Color (IR Brainiac Contribution)
2 - Subtitle, Action Text Color (IR Brainiac Contribution)

Explorer Flyout
1 - 87, 87, 87
2 - 0, 0, 0
3 - 87, 87, 87
4 - 19, 112, 171
5 - 176, 177, 179
6 - 0, 0, 0
7 - 0, 102, 204
8 - 0, 102, 204
9 - 0, 102, 204

Task Dialog Buttons
1 - Default Selection Highlight text color
2 - Default Selection Normal text color
3 - 126, 133, 156
4 - Pressed text color (IR Brainiac Contribution)
5 - Highlighted text color
6 - Normal text color (IR Brainiac Contribution)
7 - 165, 165, 165

Alt Tab Window
1 - Window Title Text

Drag and Drop text

Query Builder Text (explorer)
1 - 0, 0, 0

Aero Wizard Text
1 - 0, 0, 0
2 - Page Title Text (not Window Title Text)
3 - 0, 0, 0
4 - 0, 102, 204

Dialog Text in some wizards
1 - 0, 51, 153
2 - 0, 51, 153
3 - 0, 0, 0
4 - 0, 0, 0
5 - 0, 0, 0
6 - 133, 156, 0
7 - 153, 255, 0
8 - 153, 255, 0
9 - 102, 204, 0
10 - 0, 0, 0
11 - 0, 0, 0
12 - 133, 156, 0
13 - 102, 204, 0

Common Places Explorer
1 - Favorite Links text Color

Date / Time Picker Text
1 - Calendar Day # Current
2 - 255, 0, 0
3 - Calendar day # Highlight & Month Year Highlight
4 - 116, 144, 232
5 - 177, 197, 252
6 - 177, 197, 252
7 - 177, 197, 252
8 - Calendar Day # Current (when not on current month)
9 - 255, 0, 0
10 - Calendar Day # Highlight (for days not in current month)
11 - 177, 197, 252
12 - Calendar Day # Current (for days not in current month)
13 - 177, 197, 252
14 - 177, 197, 252
15 - 100, 100, 100
16 - Normal Text, Calendar, global

Link Text
1 - 68, 101, 162

Empty Markup text
1 - 68, 101, 162

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Hopefully you find this useful

PS: This has been added to the Wiki Pages as well here http://wiki.wincustomize.com/wiki/SkinStudio_Help:_Edit_Vista_parts_colours

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ZubaZ
Reply #1 Wednesday, May 28, 2008 8:34 AM
Very good sleuthing SK!
Thanks!
SKoriginals
Reply #2 Wednesday, May 28, 2008 1:18 PM
just wish I could figure out the others but through changing and testing each I'm not too sure what those missing ones modify. Hopefully others can help fill out the list
ZubaZ
Reply #3 Wednesday, May 28, 2008 1:31 PM
I'm poking a few folks to see what I can see.
vStyler
Reply #4 Wednesday, May 28, 2008 1:44 PM
Hugglepoker

Nice job SK.   
ShelbyGT_The_Car
Reply #5 Thursday, May 29, 2008 7:23 AM

SK can you do a UI comparison to find it and then maybe do a listing in a note for future reference?<p>

SGT

SKoriginals
Reply #6 Thursday, May 29, 2008 1:22 PM
The way I tested these was to add a very off color (say bright green in some instances, bright red in others, ect.) and after appling the new color never saw where the change occured on the ones I could not find (and trust me I hunted for them). Thats not to say someone else might look in a place I didn't think of or maybe I overlooked. ~shrug~
SKoriginals
Reply #7 Friday, May 30, 2008 9:43 PM
Ok, found a few more items and added in the default colors (for easier referencing).

So, if you can find any of the light gray italiced colors PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE post them for everyone else
ArileenDesign
Reply #8 Sunday, June 1, 2008 5:59 AM
  
NightTrainthedark
Reply #9 Sunday, June 1, 2008 7:35 AM
This will come in handy. Thanks.   
I.R. Brainiac
Reply #10 Thursday, July 31, 2008 10:48 PM
This could be invaluable...I'll see what I find as I go.  

Task Dialog buttons...#6 is inactive text...inactive button(non default) or inactive window.

Uhhhhh...shouldnt Neil know what they all are?He put them all in there...he didnt just make them up.  
I.R. Brainiac
Reply #11 Tuesday, August 12, 2008 12:34 AM
Task Dialog
1=Title
2=choose action,additional tips text

I.R. Brainiac
Reply #12 Tuesday, August 12, 2008 12:46 AM
Task Dialog button

1=dont know
2=default choice
3=dont know
4=mouseover text
5=normal and inactive window
6=dont know

SKoriginals
Reply #13 Tuesday, August 12, 2008 4:03 AM
Thanks IR I added post #11 (including to the wiki) but I'm not getting what your saying in the text part of #12 as there are 7 colors there and you only got 6 listed and they don't seem to correspond to whats in your image... could you verify/clarify pl-l-l-lease
I.R. Brainiac
Reply #14 Tuesday, August 12, 2008 6:20 AM
Dammit...I'm going loopy with his stuff.  

I edited the picture and also found another color.

1=havnt seen yet
2=default choice
3=havnt seen yet
4=pressed
5=mouseover
6=normal/inactive window
7=havnt seen yet



I had to hit refresh before the image would change...was showing the old one,probably stuck in IE's cache.  
I.R. Brainiac
Reply #15 Tuesday, August 12, 2008 6:37 AM
Task Dialog buttons...#6 is inactive text...inactive button(non default) or inactive window.


Should have said Normal text/non default button or inactive window(all buttons text go this color)

The way I said it sounds like the button is inactive(disabled).
Which leads me to believe for the buttons either 3 or 7 is disabled.

I havnt seen color 1 yet...what dialog did you see it in SK?
I.R. Brainiac
Reply #16 Tuesday, August 12, 2008 8:16 AM
SK...there are 18 colors in Control Panel.I think its the color between 12 and 13.(thats missing)  

And color 18 is some info/warning text...dont know what to call it.Its black by default.

I.R. Brainiac
Reply #17 Tuesday, August 12, 2008 9:32 AM
Control Panel colors 3 and 6...no clue what to call them.3 is link mouseover and 6 is link normal...what kind of link is beyond me.  

SKoriginals
Reply #18 Tuesday, August 12, 2008 1:18 PM
I havnt seen color 1 yet...what dialog did you see it in SK?

Yeah that ones a little 'obscure' so to speak. Its the default highlight color. When you open a Task Dialog window there is usually an automatic default control that is already highlighted. This default will fluxuate and in its highlighted state (closest I can think of to call it). This color will show for the text as shown below...

I.R. Brainiac
Reply #19 Wednesday, August 13, 2008 12:15 AM
I guess Control Panel colors 3 and 6 would be considered help links.

and just for looking...alt tab changed from its default black.

I.R. Brainiac
Reply #20 Wednesday, August 13, 2008 1:35 AM
Weell that does it for me...I've spent days trying to track these colors down.

Its hard to believe these are not labeled in any way in SKS...its rediculous to be expected to set these colors and have NO idea whatsoever what they do.  Retarded as hell.  

Would it have killed somebody to name these...maybe even an example of where to see them in Vista?

Typical that skinners have to provide their own info and no one from Stardock provides ANY help.

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