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The PC Guy
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Portable Apps Platform Themes

I am making a theme for the upcoming platform version 2.0, however, i am having trouble with rounded corners. can someone please help me? I am using Gimp and my theme involves a lot of transparency so opening it in paint is not an option.
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Some tips and a couple of links

First - here's a recent discussion:
https://portableapps.com/node/24082

Mr. Elchbau has a great tutorial here:
http://ptc.kain-planet.de/pap20t-en-1.php

Tips:
When cutting your corners, make sure that your selection tool does not have the "anti-aliasing" checked.
If you want an area to be transparent, don't use transparency - instead, color it to 255, 0, 255 RGB EXACTLY.
Also, if you cut your corners too far back around the PA logo, the logo and surrounding area won't be transparent.

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Thanks a tonne!

Thank you a load. I did not know what color I was to use, and when I opened already released themes to find what color was used for the corners, it just showed transparent. I tried many shades, without it working. This is exactly what i wanted thank you a load.
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More problems

Thank you for helping me with that, it worked perfectly.
However, I now have more problems;
The buttons on the right (documents pictures ect) have really pixelated images.
Could this be because I am using large pictures and the platform has to scale
these icons down? or could it be something else?

Thankyou.
The PC Guy

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Resize Them

You should size them to exactly what the platform is expecting: 24x24 PNGs

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Thank you

Thanks a load.
I have resized all of these images, and now none of them seem pixelated.
I believe that soon I will be ready to publish this theme. Thank you.

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PortableApps Theme - Carbon GB

A new theme: Download Link
http://willskz.deviantart.com/#/d2vrjv5

English:

Instalation without complication

Replace the default theme folder

..\PortableApps\PortableApps.com\App\DefaultData\Themes\Default

HaveFun! If you wanna say thanks, follow me on twitter.com/willskz

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Portuguese - Brasil:

Instalação sem complicação

Substitua os arquivos do tema padrão

..\PortableApps\PortableApps.com\App\DefaultData\Themes\Default

Aproveite! Se quer agradecer, siga me no twitter.com/willskz

Willian Theodorovicz

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