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 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: [Help] Reformat Harddisk

Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 10:32 am 

Replies: 5
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Well yes i can surely boot via installation usb. Then i can open cmd Then notepad Then open dialog box And can copy paste items But i dont have external portable hdd or usb to transfer data to I only have another laptop with internal hdd. So i want to ask if there a way by which i can transfer data ...

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: [Help] Reformat Harddisk

Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 3:17 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 524


Hi Gaurav, Well I can open the 'Open Dialog' Box in the notepad but main problem is that I don't have any portable drive to store data in. I can borrow my friend's laptop. There I can transfer data. There are couple of methods:- Make a live USB and transfer over wifi. But it would take a huge time. ...

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: [Help] Reformat Harddisk

 Post subject: [Help] Reformat Harddisk
Posted: Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:47 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 524


Last time I started my laptop, Windows failed to boot to desktop. I tried a lot but same result. I try using Startup repait tools, automatic repair. No result. At the end I started reinstalling windows. Windows reinstalled but no result. It kust won't boot. Then I searched the error code online. It ...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: XP Classic Retro

 Post subject: Re: XP Classic Retro
Posted: Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:30 pm 

Replies: 91
Views: 36869


Hi Juniper,
Love to talk to you again.
Out of hometown for study since our last talk.

I love to make a new skin. But college schedule is very tight
Plus my laptop harddisk failed. Needs repair.
So it might gonna take some time.

Bye.
Have a nice day.

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: [HELP] Severe Discontinuity

Posted: Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:33 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 1122


So, Ok I don't think there is another way to do this.
I will report this as bug in the Bug sub-forum so that Ivo can take a look.

Bye.

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: [HELP] Severe Discontinuity

Posted: Tue Aug 29, 2017 12:43 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 1122


Hi, Sorry for the late reply. Due to some political issue in my country, govt. officials cut off our internet connections. :x Well, yes. 0.X until it is released as RTM. 8-) :lol: For Labelling on Menu, I don't know how. :?: I don't know if there is any option which will print these text strings on ...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: [HELP] Severe Discontinuity

 Post subject: [HELP] Severe Discontinuity
Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2017 7:47 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 1122


Hi there, I am developing a skin whose details can be found here:- Windows 10 Concept Menu, By Juniper7 . While developing I tried to switch the positions of Left and Right Main Menu Columns by adjusting Main_padding And Main2_padding. But I have found two values which just differs by 1 pixel but Tw...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: mysterious orange highlights in start menu

Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2017 4:54 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 494


Hi, There. These Programs are newly installed programs and are thus Highlighted. Either Open every Program one by one or Uncheck the "Highlight Newly Installed Programs" Option in the "General Behaviour" Tab of Classic Shell Menu Settings.

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Classic start menu slow when opened

Posted: Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:04 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 551


Try changing the option from "Show Frequent Programs" to "Show Recent Programs" in the "Main Menu" tab of Classic Shell Settings Menu.

I noticed this when I was developing a start menu skin. It may solve your problem,but not sure.

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Windows 10 Concept Menu [Classic 2]

Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2017 11:08 pm 

Replies: 53
Views: 10620


Hi Juniper, I thought you were busy at your work.
Oh, If you are having problem with your eyesight, then I will not bother you.
Enjoy your life.

I will try to complete the skin myself.
Bye.

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Windows 10 Concept Menu [Classic 2]

Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2017 6:09 am 

Replies: 53
Views: 10620


Waiting for you, juniper. :( :cry: :|

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Windows 10 Concept Menu [Classic 2]

Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2017 6:32 am 

Replies: 53
Views: 10620


Hi Redblade. Implemented the Trick. Download the .zip file and there is bitmap- Emblem1_mask. Open it with MS Paint. Add the text you want in the red boxes by Using [A] Command. Note1:- Write With GREEN Color. I mean text should be green. By green, I mean 255 Green Value Or RGB-00FF00. Note2:- Try t...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Windows 10 Concept Menu [Classic 2]

Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2017 4:49 am 

Replies: 53
Views: 10620


Hi Redblade,

I found another trick to do the things. Well, It is in my mind yet and implementation will take some time.
In this trick, you don't need anything new, only old MS Paint.

Will come back with new trick.
Bye.

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Windows 10 Concept Menu [Classic 2]

Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:32 am 

Replies: 53
Views: 10620


14 Downloads. Pretty Soon. :o Well, I don't have Open Office. So, I don't know whether it have the required features or not. I tried online Office. Well, that's not good. It don't have features to create the "Tile text.png". Looks like I have to do some another trick for this trick to work...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Windows 10 Concept Menu [Classic 2]

Posted: Fri Aug 11, 2017 7:00 am 

Replies: 53
Views: 10620


Hi Redblade, I was trying to understand what you meant. I tried to adjust settings as you shown in the screenshot. Firstly I created a Custom Item. Right Clicked It And Renamed it as "Sub Items As Buttons". Then Open its Edit Dialog Box And Entered Command As "user_documents" And...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Windows 10 Concept Menu [Classic 2]

Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:55 pm 

Replies: 53
Views: 10620


Here's some screenshots

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Windows 10 Concept Menu [Classic 2]

Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:22 pm 

Replies: 53
Views: 10620


Ok Below is the zip having all files. 29.7 Kb.:lol: And trick is: MS Office, particularly MS Excel And MS Powerpoint. You were quick to guess about it juniper. Words open like; " You Have Already Found The Program But Feature Is Not Hidden." So, follow the steps below to get the text label...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Windows 10 Concept Menu [Classic 2]

Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:09 am 

Replies: 53
Views: 10620


Cleaning of useless code is complete.
Bitmaps are also arranged according to order of appearance.

I will upload the skin file tommorrow, and also disclose the trick

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Windows 10 Concept Menu [Classic 2]

Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:52 pm 

Replies: 53
Views: 10620


Well, If you say so, I will keep it secret for few more days.

Another Hint:-Y H A F T P B F I N H.
Try to open up letter into words.

Well, I am myself very curious to present the trick, but looks like I have to wait.

Bye, Have a nice day.

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Windows 10 Concept Menu [Classic 2]

Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 5:50 am 

Replies: 53
Views: 10620


User Picture And User Name is done alongwith minor huge time taking improvements.

Next thing is to clean up the useless and redundant code.
Then if you ask, I will upload the skin file.

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Windows 10 Concept Menu [Classic 2]

Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2017 11:48 pm 

Replies: 53
Views: 10620


Now, Time For surprises. 1] Tile Text Labels are done. Well, It is not very big surprise. 2] You can change the color of text labels. :) 3] You can change the Size Of Text.:D 4] You can change the Text Labels.;) I mean Change the Name from My Documents to My Pictures according to Which tile is shown...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Windows 10 Concept Menu [Classic 2]

Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2017 11:30 pm 

Replies: 53
Views: 10620


Hi Juniper and Redblade. Oh meetHG. You are so clever, how you used same desktop background as Splitwirez. :) I don't get it. How difficult is to set a Picture as desktop background? Yup, You are right. I used the monochromatic uniform Noise. If you want dither noise, I can put in and show you the s...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Windows 10 Concept Menu [Classic 2]

Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:28 am 

Replies: 53
Views: 10620


At first, I was experimenting with the icon frame skin feature, pushing it out more. Was thinking this is great. Then, when I made the text as an emblem, the text disappeared, because the text is behind the icon frame. :( Emblems are like layers in photo editors. The top most layer is the most visi...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Windows 10 Concept Menu [Classic 2]

Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:23 am 

Replies: 53
Views: 10620


Hi tries Alpha Noise with the pattern.
Looks good at low levels.
How do you feel about it?

For search box background, I meant that It become large like in the omni-pic.
I don't understand by what you mean by extension.

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Windows 10 Concept Menu [Classic 2]

Posted: Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:07 am 

Replies: 53
Views: 10620


Here's new screenshot with improvements to selectors and some other areas. I also saw that Search box cannot use the search_background in classic style. Is it true? I am not sure. Although I do some trick to get a bigger search box. Also noted a problem with that much transparency. It looks good on ...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Windows 10 Concept Menu [Classic 2]

Posted: Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:43 am 

Replies: 53
Views: 10620


Hi Juniper, Tried Your Skin. Lovely. I cannot suggest anyone of anyother way to get the feel of windows 10, if he is using any other OS. Your brilliant expertise and stability and speed of Classic Shell, made this skin a lovely experience. Then, I got idea to do some tinkering with the skin as I hav...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Question?

 Post subject: Question?
Posted: Wed Jul 26, 2017 6:35 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 329


Is there any way to change the position of first and second column i.e. First column becomes second and second column becomes first.
Like in the edited picture below:

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: New skin with full customization (can set background,colors)

Posted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 9:44 pm 

Replies: 92
Views: 11176


Hi Juniper, Oops somewhat late. Got Some work to do. So, yes selectors. I take a look. You wanted selectors like in the below picture earlier, but after that they don't look great. Then you shifted to round selectors. Well, earlier was easy to made, as we can change the slices and leave the circular...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: New skin with full customization (can set background,colors)

Posted: Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:26 am 

Replies: 92
Views: 11176


Hi, Juniper
Skin is officially launched. I am not posting link to it, as you know well where to find it.

I will come back for your round selectors here soon.

Bye.

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: [SKIN] Omni-Pic

 Post subject: [SKIN] Omni-Pic
Posted: Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:18 am 

Replies: 0
Views: 1140


Hey Guys, Here's the new skin named Omni-Pic. It presents a super minimalistic experience with tons of options to customize it according to your taste. You can choose different background images to make menu prettier. Select Different colors for text and submenu backgrounds. System Requirements:- 1]...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: New skin with full customization (can set background,colors)

Posted: Wed Jul 19, 2017 6:36 am 

Replies: 92
Views: 11176


Home Sweet Home. Come back after a tiring journey. Uff. Ok, I got it. And Also I will shift glass and transparent settings below background color option. I talked to Gaurav. He said he is busy. :| About the icon padding, I think in rev-b text padding will alone can take care of it. Here's a little i...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: New skin with full customization (can set background,colors)

Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 7:26 pm 

Replies: 92
Views: 11176


Oops. Changed mind at the last time. Actually I was using the skin without any image and selecting "choose different image" option. There glass and transparent options come handy. Hey, You say that to do like this. Didn't You said to automatically add a grey background color when glass and...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: New skin with full customization (can set background,colors)

Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 1:13 am 

Replies: 92
Views: 11176


Below is the new skin file. I corrected the mistakes. Also Added the transparency as suggested by juniper. One thing is remaining- Although I added the alpha channel in the Search_background bitmaps but due to some reason, search area transparency and main menu transparency are not matching. I tried...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: New skin with full customization (can set background,colors)

Posted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:43 pm 

Replies: 92
Views: 11176


Thanks for that, gaurav. Now I will exit the menu before saving any changes. This saves a lot of trouble. One question about these padding scripts:- Main_arrow_padding option is present in the skin file. So, Main_split_arrow_padding will inherit from the Main_arrow_padding (as per skinning tutorial)...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: New skin with full customization (can set background,colors)

Posted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:43 pm 

Replies: 92
Views: 11176


There sure is a way . Accent color is appearing due to several tint options. If you adjust the tint settings present below the OPTION_COLOR ACCENT, red channel by default point to the glass color. But how so. Arrow color comes from the accent color selected in the settings menu, not from the glass c...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: New skin with full customization (can set background,colors)

Posted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 9:41 pm 

Replies: 92
Views: 11176


For the accent color option, there is one thing to know (unless you don't know) that in the latest file, Accent color is not only applied to boundaries and separators but also to arrows, user frame, submenu pager arrow, P.U.M. buttons, and programs icon. So, If you still think Boundary accent color ...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: New skin with full customization (can set background,colors)

Posted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 9:41 pm 

Replies: 92
Views: 11176


I use the Save button in the toolbar to save the file. I also took some additional precautions like- When I have done adding a feature or done a lot of editing, I copy the skin file to another location as a backup, just like checkpoints in the Mobile racing games. So if happens to the skin while fur...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: New skin with full customization (can set background,colors)

Posted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 9:40 pm 

Replies: 92
Views: 11176


May be I add an Icon for the About box. I earlier tried but it doesn't look great. A good icon is needed, i am finding it. Looks like old Reshacker have problems too. And for image adding, I just invented a little naughty trick. You know, If you add a bitmap file, it goes to bitmap folder in Reshack...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: New skin with full customization (can set background,colors)

Posted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 6:24 am 

Replies: 92
Views: 11176


:lol:. OK. Got it. Actually I thought of adding numbers but didn't add it. I call this "LMR"----- Last Moment Rush. There are many things I thought of adding, but at the last moment, I got hasty and want to see the results (/review) immediately. No Problem, I will take care of this next ti...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: New skin with full customization (can set background,colors)

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 11:29 pm 

Replies: 92
Views: 11176


Hi there. 1] Shutdown Bitmap --------------------- Done + Bonus (Now, search_box and shutdown_button are perfectly aligned at 144 DPI) 2] Split_arrow------------------------------Done (Required 100% Behind the arrow_padding) 3] Submenu_white_arrow-----------------Done + Bonus (Added a new option in ...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: New skin with full customization (can set background,colors)

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:53 am 

Replies: 92
Views: 11176


OK, I got it. 1] Shutdown button needs a little things- a 100% behind the text. I was adding it before uploading the skin but forgot. On normal DPI (96), search box and shutdown button are nearly in the same row. 2] The reason for this is HIDPI. No problem I will add new bitmaps to adjust them. Belo...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: New skin with full customization (can set background,colors)

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 6:49 am 

Replies: 92
Views: 11176


OK. Thanks.

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: New skin with full customization (can set background,colors)

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 5:59 am 

Replies: 92
Views: 11176


Hi Juniper And Gaurav, Long Time No See. OK OK, Long Time No Post. Actually, I got busy in something. This also kept me away from the internet most of the time. I do sometimes connect but not for long. Now I am over from the work and back in action. So, I done a lot of changes in the Blue-ray. Blue-...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: New skin with full customization (can set background,colors)

Posted: Sat Jun 17, 2017 8:14 am 

Replies: 92
Views: 11176


Hi, Juniper

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: New skin with full customization (can set background,colors)

Posted: Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:05 am 

Replies: 92
Views: 11176


OK, I will do as appropriate.

And Do Separators have a color mask?

Thanks

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: New skin with full customization (can set background,colors)

Posted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:24 pm 

Replies: 92
Views: 11176


Hi meetHG. I provided a picture to explain better in a previous post when the boundary border would blend into nothing effect. That is why I experimented with a black pattern image, to get a stronger darker border. Either way has good points. If you want more solid, go the pattern way. For more eve...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: New skin with full customization (can set background,colors)

Posted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 8:17 am 

Replies: 92
Views: 11176


Also, I see You learned a few words of Hindi.
शुभदिन (Have a nice day).

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: New skin with full customization (can set background,colors)

Posted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:45 am 

Replies: 92
Views: 11176


So, OK, I understand what you want to say but little confused.
My English can't be helped!!

So, I will do some settings as Gaurav pointed out.
Then, I will post the skin.
And Then, Some Testing by you and me.
And If it turn OK
Blue-Ray Will be released.

Bye. Have A good day.

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: New skin with full customization (can set background,colors)

Posted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:18 am 

Replies: 92
Views: 11176


OK, I will do some modifications to Jump selectors and shutdown bitmap.

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: New skin with full customization (can set background,colors)

Posted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:10 am 

Replies: 92
Views: 11176


Do you know that Blue ray skin can mimic a various other types of skin.
Below is the screenshot in which it looks like Metro (although some icons may be different like that of All Programs)
For this you have to set some settings as shown in the side picture.
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