Changing interface color aka Dark / Night theme

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Changing interface color aka Dark / Night theme

Post by fanit937 » 23 Dec 2017, 04:18

Hope this helps. Also hope this is not against rules.

  1. First of all, head to C:\Users\*window_username*\Documents\BYOND\Skins\exadv1\spacestation13

    Or, when in-game, right click title bar > "Client" > "Edit Skin..."
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  2. Now, you should see these files, minus my backup one, inside the folder:
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  3. Open skin.dmf or skin.dme, both should lead to this window:
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    Bunch of stuff inside the "Windows" frame.

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  4. Now, to the actual editing part.
    Copy & paste to create a backup skin.dmf is highly recommended.

    For the each of the following editing steps, you would follow these few steps first:

    Double click the object you wish to edit under "Windows".
    Right click on the screen above "Layout Controls".
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    Check this image below for accurate and informative description of areas altered.
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    1. rpane
      The topmost buttons. Wiki, forums, etc.

      "Edit rpane" > "Skin" tab > edit "Background" color

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    2. infowindow
      The tabs, buttons and the small information window above chat.

      "Edit info" > "Appearance" tab > edit "Background" color and "Foreground" color

      You may also change colors of tabs in "Tabs" tab.

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    3. outputwindow
      The chat window, the major white area on the screen.
      "Edit output" > "Appearance" tab > change "Background" color and "Foreground" color

      Note that changing chat background color may cause certain channels difficult to see, OOC, Deadchat and Alpha for example.

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  5. Save and done.


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Re: Changing interface color aka Dark / Night theme

Post by Gnorse » 24 Dec 2017, 18:01

this is pretty neat. I'll have to try it out some time.
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Re: Changing interface color aka Dark / Night theme

Post by Recounted » 06 Apr 2018, 17:08

Im not getting the same window popup when I click on the dmf files. Is there something I need to download?
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Re: Changing interface color aka Dark / Night theme

Post by WinterClould » 11 Apr 2018, 02:42

I hope our devs just do like that Oracle server and make the server have a night theme by default
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Re: Changing interface color aka Dark / Night theme

Post by trustscience44 » 16 Apr 2018, 13:03

WinterClould wrote:
11 Apr 2018, 02:42
I hope our devs just do like that Oracle server and make the server have a night theme by default
A night theme would be great, some contrast that is less jarring than max black/max.

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