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 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: 125% Message Box Size Does Not Persist Across Reboots

Posted: Wed Mar 02, 2016 2:28 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 1460


I run Classic Shell on Windows-7x64 with Display enlarged uniformly to 125% because of my declining vision. My monitor is ... - HP w2338h on NVIDIA GeForce 9100 - Current Resolution - 1920x1080 pixels When I first set up CS 4.2.5, the Personalize > Window Color ( Windows Classic ) Message B...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: In Classic Start Menu Please Initially Focus On All Programs

Posted: Sat Jan 30, 2016 4:32 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 2335


Garuv:

Splended bit of insight. Clearly, I have some more reading to do.

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: In Classic Start Menu Please Initially Focus On All Programs

Posted: Thu Jan 07, 2016 7:13 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 2335


This is a Feature Request . I run Windows 7 x64. In the Settings for Classic Start Menu 4.2.4 --> Start Menu Style tab, I have selected Classic style . In the Controls tab, Windows Start Menu is the default start menu . In the list of ...opens: items, I have selected Windows Key opens: Classic Start...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Windows 7 Aero Shake Function

Posted: Tue Dec 15, 2015 10:52 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 3857


Thanks for that pointer. Your Christmas present is in the (e)mail.

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Windows 7 Aero Shake Function

Posted: Mon Dec 14, 2015 9:44 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 3857


WinAero Tweaker reads like it will do the job, but, after 3 fruitless installation attempts, I'm not sure whether I'm selecting the wrong installation misdirection, or whether I'm declining installation of too many spurious toolbars, etc., as I click through the installation wizard. Can you please g...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Windows 7 Aero Shake Function

Posted: Sun Dec 13, 2015 11:24 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 3857


I have had CS 4.2.4 success with all Aero functions, except Aero Shake. Also Aero Shake does not work when I uninstall Classic Shell via Exit, and get back to Windows 7.
Is Classic Shell supposed to work with Aero Shake, or do I just have something set wrong?

 Forum: Bug Reports   Topic: CS 4.2.4 Traps All WinKey Presses Before They Reach IE-11

Posted: Fri Oct 09, 2015 9:40 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 1995


Thanks for taking the time to reply, Gaurav.

I backtracked through a minor change I made to ATNSoft's Key Manager v1.11. Removing the change solved the problem.

 Forum: Bug Reports   Topic: CS 4.2.4 Traps All WinKey Presses Before They Reach IE-11

Posted: Fri Oct 09, 2015 1:53 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 1995


Win7 uses Win+<combinations of arrow and shift+arrow keys> to control window sizes. After Microsoft's last Download Tuesday, IE-11 started losing *all* WinKey presses to Classic Shell. That is, Classic Shell grabs all WinKey presses, but only from IE-11; while leaving WinKey+<key combinations> alone...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Classic Shell release candidate 4.2.3 and Windows 8.1

Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2015 8:04 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 3070


I currently run Classic Shell 4.2.1 on Windows 7, and have no intention of upgrading to Windows 10 in the foreseeable future. Given this, would installing Classic Shell 4.2.4 provide any additional useful features?

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Add "White Sub-Menu" To <No Skin> In Skin & All Programs Skn

Posted: Sat May 09, 2015 6:16 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 3340


Thanks, Gaurav. Works great.

Donation in mail.

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Add "White Sub-Menu" To <No Skin> In Skin & All Programs Skn

Posted: Sat May 09, 2015 10:48 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 3340


Can't attach .png screen pics. Please tell me where to send them. Sorry, Gaurav. You lost me. See attached Classic Skin picture for everything editable from Classic Shell 4.2.1. The RGB background is still set to 240/240/240. Is it possible the white Classic Skin background appeared in earlier Clas...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Add "White Sub-Menu" To <No Skin> In Skin & All Programs Skn

Posted: Thu May 07, 2015 6:12 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 3340


I surely appreciate the advice given here on how to edit the skin font using Resource Hacker. However, I am not a "Skinner", and updating to CS 4.2.1 has done much of the required work for me, as now I can expect both the Start Menu and Programs Menu to use the same font when I select the ...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Can't Locate "Claude Glass Skin"

Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2015 11:35 am 

Replies: 13
Views: 16605


I browsed your skins, and liked the "Claude Glass Skin", but could not find it for download. Can it be downloaded? From where?

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Flyout/Popup Menu Item Fonts

Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2015 2:59 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 2529


Taskbar toolband hookup was easy. Many thanks.

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Flyout/Popup Menu Item Fonts

Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2015 9:45 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 2529


Because of declining eyesight, I must run Windows 7x64 Home Premium with all the fonts set to Seqoe UI Semibold . However, I've not found a way to force the flyout/popup menus to be Semibold [1]. Their menu labels refuse all attempts to alter their native display font. Does anyone have insights into...

 Global announcement   Topic: The official THANK YOU thread :-) and user reviews

Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2015 9:14 am 

Replies: 184
Views: 2892875


Just sent PayPal contributions to buy Classic Shell a second time. Well-worth the price, especially for us old guys, with failing eyesight, who still like Windows 7. I'm one of them, and the Classic Shell team has been of great help to me. I do hope it will remain open to updates oriented towards Wi...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Setting "Solid color selection" In "Classic Skin"

Posted: Sun Nov 23, 2014 6:51 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 7934


Thank-you, Ivo. Now I understand the difference.

And on to another topic ...

Can you please direct me to instructions on attaching screen shots to forum posts via MediaFire? I don't see my own screen shots which I dropped there, so I'm wondering how to make this work for routine forum postings.

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Setting "Solid color selection" In "Classic Skin"

Posted: Sun Nov 23, 2014 4:28 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 7934


We may be having a failure to communicate. "Solid Color Selection ... " shows that the bottom checkbox ([x]Solid Color Selection) has been ticked, and the [OK] button has been pressed to "lock in" the tick mark. "NO Solid Color Selection ... " shows that the bottom chec...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Setting "Solid color selection" In "Classic Skin"

Posted: Sun Nov 23, 2014 2:51 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 7934


Drop of two screen shots successful. What do I do next to make sure you receive them?MediaFire is new to me. In general, what do I have to do to keep future sets of Classic Shell screenshots associated with their emessage?

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Setting "Solid color selection" In "Classic Skin"

Posted: Sun Nov 23, 2014 2:40 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 7934


Here is a screen shot of each. I was careful to click OK-Redisplay after clicking the checkbox.Sorry, Ivo. I cannot avoid "Internet Explorer Has Stopped Working" failures. Can you send me an email address for this? I've had good results with message attachments.

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Setting "Solid color selection" In "Classic Skin"

Posted: Sun Nov 23, 2014 2:00 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 7934


In "Classic Skin" > "Solid color selection" > "The selection will use the system color instead of a gradient", it doesn't matter whether this checkbox is ticked or not. The robin's-egg-blue color does not change in any respects, nor can I locate where it is set. What or...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Glass Color Override

 Post subject: Glass Color Override Topic is solved
Posted: Sun Nov 23, 2014 1:02 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 2462


Hi. Re: "Settings for Classic Start Menu 4.1.0. > "Menu Look" > "Override glass color". Q: Is the glass color override just a numerical way of specifying the glass color -- i.e., "Window Color" -- as displayed on "Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Personal...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: White Background For Windows 7 Classic Theme Address Bar

Posted: Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:12 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 2914


Because my vision is failing, I use Windows 7 Classic Theme (1.png) a lot because of its bright colors and efficient use of screen space. It would be helpful to me if the address bar (2.png) could be changed to a white background, like every other app I use (3.png).

 Global announcement   Topic: The official THANK YOU thread :-) and user reviews

Posted: Fri Jun 06, 2014 10:08 am 

Replies: 184
Views: 2892875


I agree with Lebowsky. Classic Shell's improvement of Windows user productivity is first-rate ... work which is surely deserving of a reasonable shareware purchase contribution by all its users, including myself. Well done!

 Forum: Classic IE   Topic: IE10 Crashes When Adding A File To This Message

Posted: Sun Jun 01, 2014 11:14 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 5059


I am running Classic Shell 4.1.0 with IE10 on W7x64. I just did a reinstall of Classic Shell after uninstalling it to test IE10 vs. IE11. I've found I can no longer attach files to messages from this Forum. IE10 just pops up a dialog box with "Internet Explorer has stopped working." Then i...

 Forum: Bug Reports   Topic: Classic Shell Warning 1946 Encountered On Reinstall

Posted: Sun Jun 01, 2014 10:50 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 4147


I don't know if this dialog box is a re-installation or not, but here is the text (I can no longer attach files, for some reason; IE10 just closes and reopens) ... [blockquote] Classic Shell Setup Warning 1946. Property 'System.AppUserModel.ID' for shortcut 'Classic IE Settings.lnk' could not be set...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Address Bar Listing By Folder Names

Posted: Thu Apr 03, 2014 9:20 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 1959


In Classic Explorer 4.0.4 > Title Bar > Address bar history > Normal history , could an option be included to display each line like Windows 7 Explorer displays its Folder finds? For example, in Details view, the Folder C:\Users\Bozo\AppData\Local\VS Revo Group\Revo Uninstaller Pro\Logs is displaye...

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: Help please

 Post subject: Re: Help please
Posted: Wed Mar 19, 2014 11:35 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 9053


Hi, GauravK and CS Aficionados. I do not understand why I'm seeing CS website registry entries of HKCU, HKLM, etc. instead of HKEY_CURRENT_USER, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE , etc., which are the corresponding (?) entries in regedit.exe . Is there a glossary somewhere on this website which explains these abbr...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Customize Start Menu font, font size and font/text color?

Posted: Sat Jan 25, 2014 11:15 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 65925


Wow! What great tutorial support! This deserves another shareware-class U$D contribution to the Classic Shell project.

Many thanks.

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Customize Start Menu font, font size and font/text color?

Posted: Fri Jan 24, 2014 3:47 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 65925


Because of declining eyesight, I use Windows 7 on a 1080p monitor at 125% screen resolution with a 13 pt. Calibri font. This works great for me everywhere I can change it. Problem here is I've not been able to find a way to change Start Menu and Toolbar Menu font(s). Starting with W7 Aero Segoe UI d...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Hotcorners with shift

 Post subject: Re: Hotcorners with shift
Posted: Thu Dec 19, 2013 8:52 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 3928


Ivo wrote:
Well, if you are going to be reaching for the keyboard, you might as well use the hotkey - like Win+C for charms, Win+D for desktop, Win+X for menu, etc.

I can't find Win+C or "charms" in Win7. What's a charm? Is this a Win8 hotkey? Should Win7 have it?

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Standard Windows 7 Icons To Complete Classic Explorer 4.0.2

Posted: Thu Dec 12, 2013 8:13 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 4999


In Classic Explorer 4.0.2 the default icon set was expanded (thank-you, Ivo). However, it was not expanded completely. Therefore, the icons I am trying to find would be for ... Move to Copy to Undo Redo Select all Deselect Invert selection Back Forward Open Sort by Group by Custom As before, I am lo...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Open All Programs automatically

Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2013 11:53 am 

Replies: 11
Views: 47287


Looks like you are using the Classic style. The setting requires the Windows 7 style. Yes, I am. I should have made this clear in my initial post. Sorry for the confusion I caused. Mea culpa. What I want to see is All Programs displayed with one mouseover or click of the Classic Shell Start icon, o...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Open All Programs automatically

Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2013 7:13 am 

Replies: 11
Views: 47287


Ivo wrote:
There is an option for this in version 4.0.2. Look for "Open automatically" in the Main Menu tab.

Sorry, but I don't see it in the attached screenshot.

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Open All Programs automatically

Posted: Thu Dec 05, 2013 7:24 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 47287


Jcee wrote:
its either that, or hitting enter right after the windows key to open the allprograms menue

Either way would be an improvement for me. However, given my druthers, I'd prefer the All Programs menu to open when I press only the Win key.

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: One-Click Launch / Main In Folder

Posted: Sun Dec 01, 2013 9:19 am 

Replies: 7
Views: 5760


... sometimes not all the other links are garbage, but you might still only use one 95% of the time. Have you considered moving all your "garbage" items to a Garbage subfolder, so that you are left with a nice, short menu of your "Favorites", plus, of course, your Garbage subfol...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Short cut keys defined on the Desktop -- like XP

Posted: Sun Dec 01, 2013 8:59 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 5983


W7's native shortcut keys have the form Ctl+Alt+<Key>. To start with, once defined, they will only work if in a folder in the Startup folder chain. In my system, I created such a new folder: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Hotkeys(Ctl+Alt) . In this folder, Revo Uninstaller's sh...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Windows Tear-Off Subdirectories

Posted: Fri Nov 29, 2013 8:14 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 2421


I could not find a reference to this post's title search string with Google site:xxx, so I hope I’m not repeating a previous feature request. In a Windows version prior to Windows-XP (probably Windows-NT or Windows-2000), I recall being able to drag a Navigation Pane folder out of Windo...

 Forum: Bug Reports   Topic: Classic Start Menu 4.0.2 Taskbar Pop-Up Menu Spillover

Posted: Thu Nov 28, 2013 9:33 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 5308


Sorry I neglected to mention I use "Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit" on an "HP Pavilion p6210y Desktop PC." Also, at 125% screen resolution (Display Size?) there are other minor misalignments, not all of them in Classic Explorer. I've attributed these to roundoff error in object si...

 Forum: Bug Reports   Topic: Classic Start Menu 4.0.2 Taskbar Pop-Up Menu Spillover

Posted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 10:29 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 5308


Re: "Same thing will probably happen when you change the resolution." You've solved my mystery, Ivo. I am working with 125% screen enlargement, and have noticed worse misalignments at arbitrary resolutions (105% to 115%). It's only at 125% that everything on-screen falls into place -- exce...

 Forum: Bug Reports   Topic: Classic Start Menu 4.0.2 Taskbar Pop-Up Menu Spillover

Posted: Sun Nov 24, 2013 2:13 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 5308


In the Spillover.png screen shot, note how the first menu icon spills over to the right of each pop-up men's single-letter name. Before Classic Shell, I could control this by jumping into Windows Classic, which has narrower icons, for an unlocked toolbar icon space reduction, then relocking the tool...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Open All Programs automatically

Posted: Mon Sep 23, 2013 9:08 am 

Replies: 11
Views: 47287


Re: "So as I understand you want the 'All Programs' submenu to expand automatically when the Start button is clicked?" from GauravK -- Precisely! Re: "its either that, or hitting enter right after the windows key to open the allprograms menue" from Jcee -- Could also be included ...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Looking for Classic Shell Start Menu Programs Icon

Posted: Sun Sep 01, 2013 3:39 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 2927


Classic Shell uses the familiar Windows XP Icon (pic attached). Can anyone direct me to a source for this icon, so that I can keep my icons consistent with Classic Shell's?

 Forum: Tutorials   Topic: Replace "Programs" with "Program Launcher" in ur Start Menu

Posted: Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:51 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 22851


Hi again. Before I saw your post on sending you my settings, I logically (?) did a Reset Start Menu, thinking I would get my original installation back. Wrong. I lost the Status Bar in Windows Explorer, and can't get it back. The Settings item disappeared from the right hand side of my W7-style Star...

 Forum: Tutorials   Topic: Replace "Programs" with "Program Launcher" in ur Start Menu

Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2013 12:51 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 22851


Tenzen:Following your instructions with CSv3.6.8 (1), I did not produce the "Program Launcher" menu item in your tutorial. Instead, I got a "Start Menu" item, with a blank line above. Please see attached screenshot.

What should I have done differently?

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Open All Programs automatically

Posted: Sun Jul 07, 2013 10:42 am 

Replies: 11
Views: 47287


In "Settings for Classic Start Menu 3.6.8", the option "Initially focus on: [x] All Programs" would be more productive for me if it resulted in *immediate* display of the flyout menus. This would save 2 mouse clicks and put me where I always want to be after pressing the Start bu...

 Forum: Tutorials   Topic: Add Useful Commands to your Start Menu, incl. "Run" Sub-Menu

Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2013 8:01 am 

Replies: 14
Views: 41846


I agree. :)

 Forum: Tutorials   Topic: Add Useful Commands to your Start Menu, incl. "Run" Sub-Menu

Posted: Fri Jun 28, 2013 10:15 am 

Replies: 14
Views: 41846


Tenzen:

I run Classic Start Menu 3.6.7. When I get to item 10. Click where it says "<empty menu>", and perform all the clicks I can think of, nothing happens.

Please advise if your advice will work (somehow) in v3.6.7.

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Can Classic Shell Control Windows Classic Theme Taskbar ?

Posted: Fri Jun 28, 2013 7:27 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 3505


High Contrast themes make all backcolors black, which is unacceptable to my aging eyes. Sorry about that. On my HP w2338h monitor, the "bottom screen washout problem" is actually narrow viewing angles. For example, if I move the Taskbar to screen top, there is no washout problem, and Toolb...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Can Classic Shell Control Windows Classic Theme Taskbar ?

Posted: Thu Jun 27, 2013 5:23 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 3505


For Windows Aero Theme, the Taskbar/Toolbars at screen bottom work best for me with the black backcolor. The icons show much better. Well done. However, switching to Window's Classic Theme shows only the default light tan color, which tends to wash out icon details on my 23" 1080p monitor. Is t...
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