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Updated Apr 29, 2004 by Rmart

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Larry Garrett
Comment #1 Saturday, August 10, 2002 12:29 PM
Great Theme! One of the best LCARS Themes I've seen. Have it on my system right now. LOL
Comment #2 Sunday, August 11, 2002 5:04 AM
Perhaps i will say the same things but it must be said, this is the best and good looking theme inspired from Startrek ! My computer has another look using it !
And again, i wish to thank you for all the quick help when i needed it.
Comment #3 Sunday, September 08, 2002 5:53 PM
Excellent theme, Rmart. A 1280x1024 version would be greatly appreciated...

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Ian MacGregor
Comment #4 Wednesday, October 02, 2002 9:15 PM
This would be a great LCARS theme if you took out the gradients. Anyone who has ever seen Star Trek knows their systems do NOT use gradients. Dude, seriously, you need to take out the gradients or change the name.
Comment #5 Wednesday, October 02, 2002 11:03 PM
I understand what you're saying but I modeled it after the screensaver mentioned in the notes above and justified it by saying that the screens on the shows were backlit and the gradients kind of give that effect. I know that in some areas it's a little overdone. Perhaps I'll try and tone it down in a later update but this this as it is was a h*** of a lot of work.
Ian MacGregor
Comment #6 Thursday, October 03, 2002 12:42 AM
The idea is GREAT! And I acknowledge that it took a lot of time and work. But, the gradients gotta go - (says the person who wrote two episodes of Star Trek for Paramount). I'd be willing to pay for an entire WinStyles theme (ALL ITEMS) based on the "accurate" depiction of the LCARS system displays.

I'd even be willing to help create them.
Comment #7 Thursday, October 03, 2002 9:11 AM
Now we're getting somewhere. I'd be happy to entertain any suggestions and help that you can offer. Understand though that an accurate depiction of the LCARS system would be difficult, (and probably impossible), to translate well into an attractive as well as functional Windows theme. Yes it would be great if it could be done but you still have to work around Windows.

email me. We'll talk
Ian MacGregor
Comment #8 Thursday, October 03, 2002 12:03 PM
Ok, if you're willing, so am I. I am going to download your theme and see what I can do to make it match true LCARS more realisticly.
Basically, all you would need to do is fill in all gradient images with solid colours. Keep the images and the theme but replace the gradient images with the same images in "solid" colour. That is the only change this TREKKIE sees that needs to be done.
I can't seem to find your email address so here is mine:
Comment #9 Wednesday, October 23, 2002 7:12 PM
Nice looking theme Just one thing i don't quite understand if your esteemed critics have such a hard time absorbing the fact that you used gradients to get a specific effect. You would think that if they truly feel that their way would be better that there would be at least one more LCARS theme popping up on this site?
Comment #10 Wednesday, October 23, 2002 8:50 PM
Well, there are plenty of LCARS themes here. Just search for LCAR under DesktopX. You'll find them. Everyone has different tastes I guess. I welcome criticism from people who have constructive opinions or who have proved that their own contributions have worth. I am working with Mr. King in producing a LCARS theme that will hopefully satisfy all of those who don't like the gradient look.
Comment #11 Monday, November 18, 2002 9:52 PM
Cool theme, you have inspired me to create my own lcars style desktop x theme, it should be out in the next day or 2. Keep up the good wook
Comment #12 Wednesday, November 20, 2002 7:24 PM
I'll have a new one out soon as well. There has been some discontent regarding the gradients I used. I have developed a non-gradient version with some different features as well. I'm naming it in memory of the gentleman with whom I was briefly working before he deceased.
Comment #13 Thursday, April 24, 2003 8:48 PM
Hi Rmart when is the new update going to be out? Really like your work keep it up
Comment #14 Saturday, May 01, 2004 10:42 AM
Kudos for sticking with a 1024x768 theme. I have a TablePC that won't do go any higher. You should hear the comments when people see this in tablet (landscape) mode and access it with the pen!
Comment #15 Tuesday, May 04, 2004 12:08 AM
Sorry Vargen, If not in English, at least let me know what language you are using so I can find a translator.
Comment #16 Friday, May 07, 2004 5:52 AM
Rich I've been using the theme for almost a week and I've had no problems at all. Great theme, great colours and an excellent interface!
Comment #17 Friday, May 07, 2004 6:16 AM
I ran Vargen's comment through a Universal Translator and got this:

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The Language is Swedish, but this is only a direct translation and i haven't figured out what it means yet.
Comment #18 Saturday, May 08, 2004 2:40 PM
Sounds like one of those chain letter emails.
Comment #19 Saturday, May 08, 2004 2:41 PM
Thanks for the endorsement Adam. Thanks also for the assistance and help you gave during it's development.
rt s
Comment #20 Saturday, May 08, 2004 4:30 PM
Have you considered using ObjectDock as a taskbar for your LCARS+ theme? I'm also designing an LCARS theme and didn't find DesktopX's object versitile enough (No feedback for one thing).
Check out a couple of screenies @

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