[ubuntu-art] More Mockups
vermette at gmail.com
Mon Jul 28 01:31:11 BST 2008
On Sun, Jul 27, 2008 at 2:01 PM, Kim Kahns <post at kims-area.com> wrote:
> Am 26.07.2008 22:50:03 schrieb(en) Ken Vermette:
> > I'm not entirely sure about the direction Kin and Kith are taking,
> > especially with the whole OSX smackdown - so I'm trying something new
> > with
> > the themes, posting mockups of the new directions the theme could go
> > flailing into. When I hit something half-decent, I'm going to develop
> > it
> > similarly to Kith/Kin, but I'd like to know I'm getting warmer first.
> > If you
> > post links to other themes, I'll try to incorperate what you like,
> > wether I
> > personally like it or not!
> > Below are with different backgrounds...
> > http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y111/raraken/kin_piano_kith.png
> > http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y111/raraken/kin_piano_grass.png
> > http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y111/raraken/kin_piano_leaf.png
> > http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y111/raraken/kin_piano_rocks.png
> > With buttons...
> > http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y111/raraken/kin_piano_btns.png
> > The main difference is that I've broken the slab, and made the outer
> > rim
> > outline protrude even farther from the block while making it more
> > subtle.
> > I've also switched to gray for the window contents.
> > --
> > -Ken Vermette
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> The mockups lock nice, but this won't work.
> Dark toolbars with bright text combined with bright window-content with
> dark text won't work together because it is not possible with non-
> native-gtk applications (like Firefox and OpenOffice). Sure, one could
> modify the userChrome.css for Firefox but there is no workaround for
> OpenOffice and others.
> ~Kim Kahns (Kimmik)
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> ubuntu-art at lists.ubuntu.com
Aside from firefox (because you can create themes for it) Openoffice could
simply not have a dark toolbar, simply looking like any window that doesn't
have one of its own.
Bigger, more in-depth stuff coming later when I have more time.
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