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los93sol

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Re: Skin Development: Italian
« Reply #15 on: August 30, 2009, 05:45:03 pm »
Last one looks good, but I agree with Thom.  The skin will be quite distracting with all that reflection effect all over the place.  Less is definitely more when it comes to putting in effects like this.

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Re: Skin Development: Italian
« Reply #16 on: August 31, 2009, 01:22:17 am »
I guess it's all a difference of taste. My first thought was to have the icons as the top layer but I presume the idea is to have them "inside" the button. Great work nonetheless!

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Re: Skin Development: Italian
« Reply #17 on: September 02, 2009, 01:51:43 pm »
I have developed a different style, more simple ... What do you think of this?

http://digilander.libero.it/rages2/immagini/nero331.png

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Re: Skin Development: Italian
« Reply #18 on: September 02, 2009, 02:14:27 pm »
Nice keep going! Would be nice to get this (UI1 and 2!) in before Beta!

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Re: Skin Development: Italian
« Reply #19 on: September 02, 2009, 09:11:36 pm »
I like this a lot :)

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Re: Skin Development: Italian
« Reply #20 on: September 08, 2009, 04:36:08 pm »
Here's 2 more screenshots with some questions:




As you see in the second, int the central buttons we can't see anything because the Text is Black.
Here's the thing, i changed the style in Iverse, but it change only some text.

Then i tried to create a new style, but i didn't figure how  to edit it.

Some hints??

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Re: Skin Development: Italian
« Reply #21 on: September 13, 2009, 08:41:05 pm »
Anyone who can help with the style issues??

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Re: Skin Development: Italian
« Reply #22 on: September 13, 2009, 10:28:48 pm »
What have you attempted thus far? have you made entries in the StyleVariation table?

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Re: Skin Development: Italian
« Reply #23 on: September 13, 2009, 11:37:31 pm »
I didn't made any manual change to the DB, i only used HADesigner and select New Style but it give me a lot of errors.
Which are the steps to create a New Style?

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Re: Skin Development: Italian
« Reply #24 on: September 13, 2009, 11:45:24 pm »
you need to use a tool like MySQL Query Browser, to add new entries into the StyleVariation table.

StyleVariation has FK_Style references, which refer to the styles defined in the FK_Style table.

You need to also get the PK_Skin # for your skin from the Skin table.

and if you look in stylevariation, you'll see entries in there for the different styles, and FK_Skin entries for each of these styles you wish to override. The only entries that need explanation, are the different color columns, to get these values, get the web color for what you're wanting to use, and use a  calculator to convert it to decimal. You then get an integer you can put into those fields.

0 would be black, and since the integer is signed, and 16777215 or -1 would be white (because negative numbers go backwards).

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Re: Skin Development: Italian
« Reply #25 on: September 13, 2009, 11:51:00 pm »
OK, so if i understood, i don't need HADesigner, i have to do manually in the DB.

Tnx.

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Re: Skin Development: Italian
« Reply #26 on: September 14, 2009, 07:58:43 am »
you need to use a tool like MySQL Query Browser, to add new entries into the StyleVariation table.

StyleVariation has FK_Style references, which refer to the styles defined in the FK_Style table.

You need to also get the PK_Skin # for your skin from the Skin table.

Or you could utilize QuickDesigner for this, as QuickDesigner has a nice little UI for the style references, incl. copying of existing styles.

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Re: Skin Development: Italian
« Reply #27 on: September 14, 2009, 01:27:57 pm »
Here another ones.We decided to use the slate backgrounds,but we probably going to a little bit darker one, and we changed all the blue gradients popups into a darkgray solution.

We still have to replace all  the buttons.

Thanks for the tips, i used QuickDesigner. But i still have 2 problem.
 
- The pics for the TV or the Security State(armed, at home, away etc.) are in the Skin Folder?
- I cannot change the Text(and so the colour) of The central buttons. Seems like is not a StyleVariation Things.



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Re: Skin Development: Italian
« Reply #28 on: September 14, 2009, 02:56:15 pm »
yes, it is. I promise, take the respective arrays apart, and you'll see how the styles are defined.

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Re: Skin Development: Italian
« Reply #29 on: September 15, 2009, 06:38:10 am »
This is looking really good guys, keep it up.  Would you be interested in some additional help with this?

A few quick suggestions...the lighting icon would probably flow into everything a little better if it was flipped around the other direction so it is tilted the same as the thermometer and a little less on the rounded edges of the buttons would probably look a little smoother too.  I'd like to see more of a button console look as opposed to each individual button...would just make the screen appear less busy.

If you would post your images I'd like to have a play with some ideas.