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Do you guys recommend rainmeter?
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Yes, definitely smile.gif
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Here's a second version with just an added background to my dark blue theme, which do yo think is nicer the plain one or this one:
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I think the plain one looks better. You can change the color of the large clock. At work right now when I get home I'll pm you instructions if you like. Changing the color will give some contrast
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@Milamber I use rainmeter and I absolutely love it. It's easy to spend a lot of time customizing and looking for new skins. Make sure you download Enigma (the skin for rainmeter) as it allows for a little more versatility. Rainmeter in conjunction with objectdock makes for a nice desktop. I'm thinking about starting to use Fences too, as it sounds like it may fix my "creation of new icons" problem running into rainmeter skins.
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I think the plain one looks better. You can change the color of the large clock. At work right now when I get home I'll pm you instructions if you like. Changing the color will give some contrast

I've figured out that I need to edit the .ini file but I don't know the 6 digit number for white. Let me look for the hexadecimal codes and that should work right?
Edited by mark_thaddeus - 1/21/12 at 8:16am
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Well after tinkering a little more with Rainmeter here's my final desktop for now tongue.gif :

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I've figured out that I need to edit the .ini file but I don't know the 6 digit number for white. Let me look for the hexadecimal codes and that should work right?

I find the "Red,Green,Blue,Transparency" notation easier. 0-255 for each, solid white would be 255,255,255,255 - you should try it with a lower transparency I think that would look good on your desktop. I expect it's "FontColor=" you'll need to edit unless there's a variable to change them all.

Edit - looks like you got it smile.gif
Edited by Darren9 - 1/21/12 at 8:39am
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@Darren9,

Thanks for the tip, I added 50% transparency to the gray font and it looks better!

Also check this site out, it gives the HTML (hexadecimal) color codes, names and even has the color match to the side to give you a good idea what the color looks like. Made things really easy for me.

http://www.computerhope.com/htmcolor.htm

Cheers man! smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif
Edited by mark_thaddeus - 1/21/12 at 8:50am
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Yeah you figured it out, that's the same site I use thumb.gif

looks good
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most recent wallpaper!

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