Change Start Menu seach results background color?

Sunday, September 30, 2012 by PapaBravo | Discussion: Skinning

Anyone know if it's possible to change the start menu search result color or use a graphic to customize it, using skinstudio.

gmc2
Reply #1 Monday, October 1, 2012 9:27 AM

if your talking about the search box located at the bottom left hand corner of the start menu?

the graphic for this is located in the section, Edit Vista/7 Explorer parts, search field background, listed under the "glassy areas".

PapaBravo
Reply #2 Monday, October 1, 2012 10:47 AM

I mean this area...see attached https://dl.dropbox.com/u/821016/Untitled-1.jpg

Xiandi
Reply #3 Monday, October 1, 2012 12:00 PM

In SKS: Backgrounds/Edit Explorer Background Bitmaps/Explorer Backgrounds. You need an image for the Active and Inactive Window. This will change that color and the color of the backgrounds of your windows at the same time. Just a tiny square bitmap of color is all you need.

PapaBravo
Reply #4 Monday, October 1, 2012 1:00 PM

Thank you A 32X32 pixels for size will do?

Xiandi
Reply #5 Monday, October 1, 2012 1:51 PM

Any size works

Wizard1956
Reply #6 Monday, October 1, 2012 2:24 PM

PapaBravo
32X32 pixel

That's one whopper of a pixel!

Much bigger than 2of3's pixel.

PapaBravo
Reply #7 Wednesday, October 3, 2012 12:23 AM

huh? 32X32 pixels is a whopper?

Wizard1956
Reply #8 Wednesday, October 3, 2012 11:35 PM

No, a 32x32 pixel is though, by almost any standard of measurement.

Before you edited your comment, you didn't state if it was mm, cm, inches, feet, yards, whatever. At any rate, the joke has been lost, so carry on.

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