Dead Tree
Average Rating: 8
Yours: -1
File Size: .25MB
Downloads Today: 0 Downloads Total: 4001

Dead Tree

Updated Jun 13, 2004 by FilkoSE

Comment #1 Sunday, June 13, 2004 6:49 PM
Hi FilkoSE....I just got to say wow. What a great skin, even for an experienced skinner, this would be a great skin. I really don't understand the 4 rating that someone gave this skin, except that they rated it based on the screenshot only. This skin is complete, except toolbar icons and shell animations and it has been put together very well. It has a consistent theme throughout and surprisingly, in a good way, considering the colors, easy on the eyes. This skin properly uses Titlebar Text background, hiding of user icon and it's a UIS1+ skin to boot, which means it should run smoother and faster on a system than if it were a UIS2 skin. Since it doesn't reflect in the ratings, because of that ridiculously low 4 rating, I gave this skin a 9 for it's neat graphics, ease of use and solid, practically error free effort. The only thing I would look at is the vertical taskbar....a bane to all skinner ....there is considerable banding of the graphics there. Outstanding Job
Comment #2 Sunday, June 13, 2004 6:52 PM
Too clarify on my rating this a 9. Normally I don't announce what I give for a rating, I only did so, because of the 4 hiding a more realistic rating for this skin. Had there been no 4 rating at all, I would've still rated this skin a 9.
Comment #3 Sunday, June 13, 2004 6:58 PM
Sorry for my continuing on here, but just so folks know what I think a skin that deserves a 4 rating is....

Skin isn't going to break anything. Can be recognised for what it is a GUI replacement, nothing more. This skin has issues with it, but these issues can easily be fixed. This skin if someone would've had it tested it prior to uploading would have rated much higher. There is some quality to the graphics. A 4 is a basic skin with errors.
Comment #4 Sunday, June 13, 2004 7:14 PM
Thanks a lot Essencay.

Yeah, I agree. The vertical taskbar is a big pain in the but. I tried to work on the Start button, but as far as I know, there isn't an option for vertical layout. That's why for the vertical taskbar to look normal, it must be expanded at least 4 times.

Thanks for reporting here all your troubles with it.
Comment #5 Sunday, June 13, 2004 11:39 PM
Excelent skin FilkoSE. I agree with our friend Essencay. That skin never deserved a 4.
Comment #6 Monday, June 14, 2004 6:38 AM
This is really nice for a first skin. You have skinned alot more parts than most first timers.
Comment #7 Monday, June 14, 2004 4:12 PM
Exceelent for a first skin...keep skinning please.......Thank You !~!

Its My Secret

ps. for some reason I am unable to vote....just get a comment list..but I would give it a 9 as well.
Comment #8 Wednesday, June 16, 2004 4:00 PM
Thanks guys.
Comment #9 Wednesday, June 16, 2004 6:32 PM
very easy on the eyes
Comment #10 Sunday, June 27, 2004 1:44 PM
thanks you like it, joeg19047

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