Eminence
Average Rating: 9
Yours: -1
File Size: 1.94MB
Downloads Today: 4 Downloads Total: 553988

Eminence

Updated Aug 21, 2006 by tehZERO


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DANIZX9
Comment #41 Thursday, July 13, 2006 2:18 PM
good job. drop shadow would make it complete.
thomassen
Comment #42 Thursday, July 13, 2006 2:45 PM
I really like this skin. I like the colour choices and the very nice subtle effects.
I'm also glad that this skin extends the borders of maximized windows so I can just slam my cursor to the edge and immediately hit the scrollbar as some skins tend to move it one or two pixels away.

A very good job. I'll be looking forward to more skins from you.
tehZERO
Comment #43 Thursday, July 13, 2006 4:48 PM
Drop shadow will be an easy subversion to do, along with a compact start menu. Look for them in the next update.
WebGizmos
Comment #44 Thursday, July 13, 2006 4:59 PM
Excellent Skin! Definitely a keeper! I'm gonna start working on some docks for this!
Rechain
Comment #45 Thursday, July 13, 2006 5:15 PM
Nize one...like it...good work!

/Rechain
Jw21
Comment #46 Thursday, July 13, 2006 5:28 PM
Great WB! So where did you get the icons (My Computer, etc) from?
Yrgal
Comment #47 Thursday, July 13, 2006 6:43 PM
Excellent work so far, but still a few bugs that need to be fixed!
Jonep
Comment #48 Thursday, July 13, 2006 7:01 PM
Superb skin mate 5 stars, heres a little tip for compact start menu and keeping the file size to a minimum:-
When you want the substyle to have a different start menu, after you create the new substyle you need to click "taskbar" in the navigation tree in the left hand side of the window, then over on the right click on the word file, and then below, in the "value" text entry field you can change the name from the default (XPStuff.xp )to say XPStuff2.xp then alter the size of the userpane and bottom bar (250 works fine)
tehZERO
Comment #49 Thursday, July 13, 2006 7:22 PM
Drop shadow will be an easy subversion to do, along with a compact start menu. Look for them in the next update.
tehZERO
Comment #50 Thursday, July 13, 2006 7:24 PM
@Yrgal Ellaborate please...
Jonep
Comment #51 Thursday, July 13, 2006 7:47 PM
Ellaborate please..


1 open your skin in skinstudio
2 create a new substlye call it Eminence CX
3 on the left hand side you of SS should see the explorer tab click once on TaskBar
4 on the right hand side of SS in the Section tab you will see the word file an Eminence/XPSuff.xp click this once
5 in the bottom window next to the word Value: it will read Eminence/XPSuff.xp just change this to Eminence/XPSuff2.xp and save
6 now you have 2 substyles Eminence and Eminence CX
7 open Eminence CX and change the size of the user pane to 250
8 save and its done
hope this helps a bit more when you work it out you will kick yourself, I did


Edit oops should read post 50 properly
aimzzz
Comment #52 Thursday, July 13, 2006 8:43 PM
Jonep is saying that a Compact menu substyle won't bloat the wba
Hus
Comment #53 Thursday, July 13, 2006 8:46 PM
This is hawt. Couple of things that could use improving;

1) Caption Buttons...they just don't do it for me. The rest of the skin is original...and then you got caption buttons that are almost directly from vista. Please use the same smoothness you did on the rest of the skin on the caption buttons, they are a key focal-point of a skin.

2) Shellstyles. They need TONS of work. Again, it looks as if you put a lot of hard work into the main part of the skin...and when you got to shellstyles, you got a little lazy. You should really try going back and putting some polish on them.

I would rate this skin a 9.5 if the above two things were addressed. Right now...it's a 7.

I really really look foward to your skinning...your first skin was pretty good, this one is great...can't wait for what's next. You have an eye for this stuff.
ben38
Comment #54 Friday, July 14, 2006 1:24 AM
Great looking skin. Love the wall. I see the link for it, but how do you download it. Would love to use it. Again great job.
DANIZX9
Comment #55 Friday, July 14, 2006 2:04 AM
I tried the skin on 2 pcs WB5 and i keep on getting the same thing. it might be a bug since the right side is cut of.
tehZERO
Comment #56 Friday, July 14, 2006 4:16 AM
Danizx9:

I have not encountered this problem before. I have this skin on my laptop and desktop, and neither have this problem. Weird. I know what the "problem" is though and it should be fixed in the next update.
NightTrainthedark
Comment #57 Friday, July 14, 2006 5:47 AM
This is a GREAT skin. I'll be glad to help you iron it out. Stop by the Skinartistry workshop sometime and I'll help you get going on animations and testing.
Fourth Letter
Comment #58 Friday, July 14, 2006 6:07 AM
wow amazing skin , crisp with perfect fonts , very well done , 1st skin to have replaced Royal Vista on my desktop
scousemouseuk
Comment #59 Friday, July 14, 2006 7:16 AM
this a a keeper skin excellent work..............
raidersforlife
Comment #60 Friday, July 14, 2006 11:06 AM
Great skin, but for some reason while using this skin my Firefox window doesn't seem to notice it's right side...the page content scrolls off the side of the screen no matter the width, with no right scrollbar showing....that's the only app I noticed it with. FF version if 1.5.0.4. Anyway, great skin...I'll try just doing a per-app skin for FF for now.

FWIW:

WindowBlinds 5.0 System Information Report:

STATUS : WB+ SRV+ HLP+ UI+ TRAY+

WindowBlinds is installed correctly on this PC.

WindowBlinds appears to be activated on this PC

Your machine supports per pixel borders on WindowBlinds skins.

You have 2 monitors.

(ViewSonic P95f+) 1 is attached to ATI FireGL V3100
() 2 is attached to Microsoft SMS Mirror Driver

Wblind.dll 2006/06/29 10:20:34
Wbsrv.dll 2006/06/29 10:20:40
Wbconfig.exe 2006/03/19 15:33:44
Wbload.exe 2006/03/13 18:54:12
Wbhelp.dll 2004/09/18 16:37:00
Wbui.dll 2005/12/06 22:29:06
Tray.dll 2005/11/02 13:28:26

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