...and check-boxes too!
Thursday, January 2, 2020 by MagikGimp | Discussion: WindowBlinds
Hello everyone. Can somebody explain to me please what the problem is with radio buttons & check-boxes and XP skins in Windows 10? Clearly the work done to get very old skins to work on modern computers is a fantastic labour of love by all involved so it's sad to see that a skin is only 90% usable. It's hard for an ignoramus like me to see why this particular element of the OS (and those + buttons next to extendable menus to a lesser extent) throws WindowBlinds in such a spin. I would have assumed a workaround would be straightforward, relying on the original Windows elements in the same way as how the taskbar works.
I was just curious as a large part of skinning for me is the nostalgia so newer skins don't really interest me as much. I think a retro Windows 10 with pixel and tiny details looks a lot fresher today than a skin say 6 years old or something that just looks like ugly old Windows 7 (bracing for backlash!) with curves, shiny bits and oh so very dark colours!
Thanks for any insight (and possibly some new brainstorming on the matter?). Here's hoping at least.
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