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Is it bad that the thing im most looking forward too is having coloured bar back at the top of my windows biggrin.gif
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Is it bad that the thing im most looking forward too is having coloured bar back at the top of my windows biggrin.gif

No... the white bar really is annoying and impacts multitasking. It's not that easy to see which window is active sometimes.

I just hope they allow us to have more pastel-like colors instead of very vivid colors like they have on the task bar.


I'm using gray anyway... redface.gif
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The colors in in the 3rd last and 2nd last build have gone from too bright to darker. You can at least use a red(that does not become pink) now if you want.

For users still on the release build a trick to get colored title bars works. It has a slight artifact at times, but is still better than nothing. It is a Theme you add and it does not require any 3rd party tools to make it work.

EDIT.
The theme trick kind of breaks the look of firefox(min/max,restore/close buttons get a white border).

Here is how to make your own colored theme if you do not want to download one.
http://www.howtogeek.com/222831/how-to-get-colored-window-title-bars-on-windows-10-instead-of-white/
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i'll sign the petition too! thumb.gif

i see no reason the cross platform os can't have something other than gray scale. rolleyes.gif


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Colored will be released with the next major upgrade. The insiders have had it for at least a few builds now.

For the release build. try this theme. Place the contents of the first colored folder in Windows -> Resources -> Themes

The theme called Test Theme uses grey inactive bars to remove the artifact, but does not fix the firefox bug, that takes another tweak to FF itself.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/sfshhk10ln0vnq7/Colored.zip?dl=0

and a virustotal link to show the files scan result.
https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/1d90f2943bc9a7d57bbb2c7342538117496c6722ab313e957b431c954ff0678b/analysis/1446211448/
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The colors in in the 3rd last and 2nd last build have gone from too bright to darker. You can at least use a red(that does not become pink) now if you want.

While I've mostly had praise for Microsoft for Windows 10, I do find it humorous that they apparently can't figure out how to get colors to work properly. Of all the things to get wrong and have to go back and tweak over and over again, COLORS? lol Nobody wants a celery green taskbar. wink.gif
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While I've mostly had praise for Microsoft for Windows 10, I do find it humorous that they apparently can't figure out how to get colors to work properly. Of all the things to get wrong and have to go back and tweak over and over again, COLORS? lol Nobody wants a celery green taskbar. wink.gif
I think it is worse that they had to remove the smooth transition from color to color when using auto color because it caused a huge performance drop(if you happen to be moving a window when it changes). I mean Windows 8 and 8.1 did it fine AND windows 7 does it with 3rd party software. It still has a skip when the color changes with the current setup.

At the end of the day it is kind of a minor thing. I just did not want WHITE for inactive and active. It is not like I am looking at titlebars, I am looking at the program it self.

One more odd thing is the fact that they shrunk the border around programs, but the programs still open with a space from the edge(if they are not maximized) for that border.
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I think it is worse that they had to remove the smooth transition from color to color when using auto color because it caused a huge performance drop(if you happen to be moving a window when it changes). I mean Windows 8 and 8.1 did it fine AND windows 7 does it with 3rd party software. It still has a skip when the color changes with the current setup.

Yeah, something about the graphics layer where the Metro interface elements load must be different. Notice that the "Settings" window often renders slowly or blurry, too, even when everything else on the screen renders just fine. Also, notice that Windowblinds 10 is nowhere in sight. In Microsoft's defense, Stardock can't seem to figure it out either, and that's more or less their entire business.
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Originally Posted by Nukemaster View Post

The colors in in the 3rd last and 2nd last build have gone from too bright to darker. You can at least use a red(that does not become pink) now if you want.

For users still on the release build a trick to get colored title bars works. It has a slight artifact at times, but is still better than nothing. It is a Theme you add and it does not require any 3rd party tools to make it work.

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Here is how to make your own colored theme if you do not want to download one.
http://www.howtogeek.com/222831/how-to-get-colored-window-title-bars-on-windows-10-instead-of-white/

awesome! I def should have looked into this back on release ha.

thanks dude. even though th2 is around the corner you get rep from me smile.gif
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