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  1. Join Date : Jul 2015
    Orbiting the Moon
    Posts : 806
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       08 Jan 2016 #1011

    Cliff S said: View Post
    @Hopachi, have you noticed the system clock and the start menu in the high contrast version?
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    It looks like that here as well, but what about it? All good right?
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  2. Join Date : Jul 2015
    Orbiting the Moon
    Posts : 806
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       08 Jan 2016 #1012

    Cliff S said: View Post
    That's the problem with colors with normal unpatched windows system themes, you can only use solid colors, and not a mix, to get either texture or reflection highlights. That's one of the big advantages of GNU/Linux!
    No I mean the palette color can be generated from that image colors, light & dark. You list up some nice colors from the image, then you use them in your theme elements, for instance in Gpick palette color picker:

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    Yeah no reflections, we'll have to live with that. I'm not gonna uxPatch anything since we know what happens next.
    You're right about the image and as a background... I don't want to turn it into a Mac either, we can do that some other time.
    Last edited by Hopachi; 08 Jan 2016 at 17:52. Reason: oops! mistyped 'sue colors' instead of 'use colors'
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  3. Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 7
    Windows 10
       08 Jan 2016 #1013

    Toffee With Change


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    Cliff S said: View Post
    @Hopachi, have you noticed the system clock and the start menu in the high contrast version?

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    Hello Cliff S
    Thanks for the Toffee Theme, I made one Change for me.
    You did a great job!!
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  4. Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 13,382
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       09 Jan 2016 #1014

    Hopachi said: View Post
    It looks like that here as well, but what about it? All good right?
    I was just noticing nice the coloring came out(I haven't had time to explore what all is/was effected by the color scheme). The one thing that bugs me and turns me off about using high contrast all the time is, how the live tile are messed up, and any pictures on them get a bit covered.

    Hopachi said: View Post
    No I mean the palette color can be generated from that image colors, light & dark. You list up some nice colors from the image, then you use them in your theme elements, for instance in Gpick palette color picker:

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    Yeah no reflections, we'll have to live with that. I'm not gonna uxPatch anything since we know what happens next.
    You're right about the image and as a background... I don't want to turn it into a Mac either, we can do that some other time.
    Oh I've gotten some color RGBs before using Paint and it's color picker:
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    Rjmach said: View Post
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    Hello Cliff S
    Thanks for the Toffee Theme, I made one Change for me.
    You did a great job!!
    Thanks @Rjmach, you can also publish the changed theme here to share.
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  5. Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 13,382
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       09 Jan 2016 #1015

    Kari said: View Post
    OK, thanks.

    On another note:
    Cliff S said: View Post
    We have no real control over font color for specific apps or programs. Maybe if you change the sticky notes paper color, it will show up better.
    @Kari
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  6. Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 13,382
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       09 Jan 2016 #1016

    The free office apps in high contrast:
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  7. Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 13,382
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       09 Jan 2016 #1017

    @Hopachi I have a great substitute for File Explorer that takes on the AeroHybrid themes, thanks to @CountMike. Now I have a bit more continuity when using Aero
    Here are a few screenshots as I switched between themes:
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  8. Join Date : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 10,662
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       09 Jan 2016 #1018

    I have had an "AHA! moment!

    Because of Fuchs Disease (corneas), I need lots of contrast without brightness. It has taken me awhile to figure out all the ins and outs of my crappy sight. Wraparound sunglasses, even on cloudy days, changing my monitor(s) to a dimmer white, etc.

    I had often wondered why Settings>System Display, Notifications . . . had a setting for "Change the size of text, apps and other items" that didn't seem to do anything at all. Every time I tried to change the slider bar to about 115%, it just jumped back to 100%.

    Yesterday, while playing with the slider, I accidentally shoved it over to the 125% mark. Glory Be! My font was enlarged to 125%. I can see so much better now. The only thing I don't care for is that my fonts seem to be a little more bolded than I'd like. Yes, the size of that word changed and it got a whole lot darker (bold that wasn't bolded).

    One thing of note is that when changing the size of text on dual monitors, you will need to change both of them. Yeh, I'm still getting used to my "duelling" monitors. I've found that changing my primary monitor to 125% and my secondary one to 150% works well. Reason for the second monitor's larger text is that sometimes when writing, I need to refer to another document, and it's just easier to see the "darker" and larger font.

    Oh, for those (like me) who haven't learned all about dual monitors, just click on each monitor to change things around.
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  9. Join Date : Apr 2015
    Posts : 9,115
    W10Prox64
       09 Jan 2016 #1019

    Wynona said: View Post
    I have had an "AHA! moment!

    Because of Fuchs Disease (corneas), I need lots of contrast without brightness. It has taken me awhile to figure out all the ins and outs of my crappy sight. Wraparound sunglasses, even on cloudy days, changing my monitor(s) to a dimmer white, etc.

    I had often wondered why Settings>System Display, Notifications . . . had a setting for "Change the size of text, apps and other items" that didn't seem to do anything at all. Every time I tried to change the slider bar to about 115%, it just jumped back to 100%.

    Yesterday, while playing with the slider, I accidentally shoved it over to the 125% mark. Glory Be! My font was enlarged to 125%. I can see so much better now. The only thing I don't care for is that my fonts seem to be a little more bolded than I'd like. Yes, the size of that word changed and it got a whole lot darker (bold that wasn't bolded).

    One thing of note is that when changing the size of text on dual monitors, you will need to change both of them. Yeh, I'm still getting used to my "duelling" monitors. I've found that changing my primary monitor to 125% and my secondary one to 150% works well. Reason for the second monitor's larger text is that sometimes when writing, I need to refer to another document, and it's just easier to see the "darker" and larger font.

    Oh, for those (like me) who haven't learned all about dual monitors, just click on each monitor to change things around.
    That's great Wynona! Ready to do the dual monitor video now?
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  10. Join Date : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 10,662
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       09 Jan 2016 #1020

    simrick said: View Post
    That's great Wynona! Ready to do the dual monitor video now?
    Ha! Not yet.

    Developing Crisis in our Subdivision that I must get a handle on. Gotta send out some press releases to see that a certain predator gets his comeuppance.

    So, it'll be awhile.
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