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  1. Joined : Jul 2015
    Orbiting the Moon
    Posts : 808
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       24 Jan 2016 #1261

    Superfly said: View Post
    Yup, looks good...Will add it - I do rely on you guys for the "eye-candy"
    Glad to hear that!
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  2. Joined : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 13,419
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       24 Jan 2016 #1262

    Hopachi said: View Post
    Windows Defender... renames of executables would be out of the question.

    You might try to turn off the tile text:
    Code:
    ShowNameOnSquare150x150Logo="off"
    It wouldn't let me make changes to the XML file, now that it's in Program Files/Windows Defender folder.
    But I did later find out, on a whim, when I go to C:\Users\Cliff S\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs (quickest way right click tile/More/Open file location), and change the name of the shortcut created by pinning, it changes the name of the tile shortcut too.
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  3. Joined : Jul 2015
    Orbiting the Moon
    Posts : 808
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       24 Jan 2016 #1263

    Cliff S said:
    It wouldn't let me make changes to the XML file, now that it's in Program Files/Windows Defender folder.
    Save a copy and replace afterwards...

    Cliff S said:
    But I did later find out, on a whim, when I go to C:\Users\Cliff S\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs (quickest way right click tile/More/Open file location), and change the name of the shortcut created by pinning, it changes the name of the tile shortcut too.
    Sweet. This way is even better!
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  4. Joined : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 13,419
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       24 Jan 2016 #1264

    Hopachi said: View Post
    Save a copy and replace afterwards...


    Sweet. This way is even better!
    It worked for my Firefox too. I changed it from "firefox" to "Mozilla Firefox".

    I had to reboot first to do it, because no changes were sticking.
    After the reboot I went and changed the shortcut name,
    then the tile disappeared for a second,
    and refreshed itself with the new name.

    So now we know, it wasn't a fluke and is repeatable.

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  5. Joined : Aug 2015
    KS City
    Posts : 131
    Win 10 Pro v1607 14393.447
       24 Jan 2016 #1265

    You all are really good at this, you should be proud of your work.
    On the high contrast themes how do you change the color of the thin white borders around all the windows, taskbar, scrollbar, ect? I must be missing them in the registry somehow, or is it an option(s) in SMACC?

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  6. Joined : Oct 2013
    A Finnish ex-pat in Germany
    Posts : 9,107
    Windows 10 Pro
       25 Jan 2016 #1266

    Is there any chance that you geeks might compose an "icon pack" for us noobies, for the at least most popular / common third party software?

    EDIT: I mean both a desktop icon pack and a Start tile pack
    Last edited by Kari; 25 Jan 2016 at 04:30.
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  7. Joined : Aug 2015
    Coolidge
    Posts : 48
    Windows 10 Home RS1 64-bit
       25 Jan 2016 #1267

    Hopachi said: View Post
    Ok that resize seems to work fine; as long as edge smoothing works.
    I've learned a decent amount of the Gimp options I need, but I still don't know many of other options either.
    Start with the basics you need: scales, transforms and in time you'll be up using more functions.
    GIMP was always a bit weird to me as well. Mainly due to the layout and the way it worked. However, another good program is paint.net. It has a fair few more options and has a layout that is much easier to get around than GIMP was (this is just my personal opinion).
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  8.    25 Jan 2016 #1268

    Paint.NET is an excellent program but somewhat limiting. I started with it before moving on to GIMP and now to Photoshop, Another good free program that @Stephanie likes is ChasysDraw http://www.jpchacha.com/chasysdraw/
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  9. Joined : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 10,906
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       25 Jan 2016 #1269

    Kari said: View Post
    Is there any chance that you geeks might compose an "icon pack" for us noobies, for the at least most popular / common third party software?

    EDIT: I mean both a desktop icon pack and a Start tile pack
    I second that, Kari! I'd also like to have icons for extra hard drives and a few extra mouse cursors.
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  10. Joined : Jul 2015
    Orbiting the Moon
    Posts : 808
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       25 Jan 2016 #1270

    JoshuaVL1988 said: View Post
    GIMP was always a bit weird to me as well. Mainly due to the layout and the way it worked. However, another good program is paint.net. It has a fair few more options and has a layout that is much easier to get around than GIMP was (this is just my personal opinion).
    May be so for the layout.
    Now I came to a point where I got used to GIMP's interface. There's no going back.
    For instance, I'm not running on stock install: Partha's builds start with more plugins than usual. Then a few extra plugins of my taste + extra themes on top turns it into a Super GIMP.
    Don't know about how many options are we talking about but GIMP with GMIC, GAP and FxFoundry alone boosts the option number a lot not, to mention the Script-FU extensions. It's true that as a beginner you get a hard time with the dense interface you won't even think about manual installs of extra plugins.
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