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PortableAppsMenu Coloring

Submitted by wsm23 on March 29, 2007 - 4:18pm


Is it OK to recode the menu so that the "YOUR DIGITAL LIFE, ANYWHERE" tag is in a different color?

I want to offer it with my treklike theme. The pink works great on the red, just not on blue or really any other color. I don't know how to change the source code yet, but I am trying to learn. I have downloaded TurboExplorer and am going to take a shot at it. Maybe one of the really nice developers could even give me a hand.

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PortableApps in french!

Submitted by jlaangry on March 29, 2007 - 1:51pm

Hi everyone!

I built a fully working version of PortableApps menu translated to french! (without using test.locale)
Does it interests anyone? I think I may start a new SourceForge projets... Am I wrong? Or are you interested in my translation?


[Moved to the PortableApps Menu forum by moderator JTH]

Improvement List

Submitted by RedCider on March 28, 2007 - 5:48pm

I use PAM now for a few months and it's simply great. As a lot of people I have some suggestions, of which a few have already been mentioned a lot of times.

  • Disable Transparency
  • Stick Apps to the top of the list (like in windows xp start menu)
  • Group Apps
  • Favorites (Apps that should be launched when portable apps starts - could be an icon in the right list)
  • Rename Apps
  • autoupdate of PAM
  • Right Klick on tray symbol shows menu with "start of favorites", "hide/show","close"

Star Trek like theme

Submitted by wsm23 on March 26, 2007 - 4:58pm

Updated April 4,2007
( hosting site now)

I have been playing around with a Star Trek like theme. I am not going to post the entire theme as I have used some borrowed elements. I also had to lighten up the "official" colors for usability.


Note: The preview contains copyrighted icons. The theme package has the default PAM icons.

You can find some good free Star Trek Icons:

Starting Portable Apps when Menu does not start

Submitted by Mor on March 25, 2007 - 12:59pm

I use the memory stick, becouse I do travel very often and have to use the public internet points and internet in hotels. These computers are most of the time set in a way that the Port.Apps.Menu does not start. With explorer.exe it is possible to go to the drive-letter of the stick and start anyway.
Is there a way to start explorer.exe also when the 'my computer'icon is not there?
Like a key-combination or so.
Sometimes even the Windows startmenu is not there. So the possebilety to start explorer.exe in the run menu is also not possible.

PAM and Win2k

Submitted by bulldog@bulldog... on March 24, 2007 - 9:01am

I'm having a problem with PAM working on Win2k SP3. I don't have the option of installing SP4 due to other software restrictions. Is this a known problem or is it just me? The error says the actual PAM executable has generated errors and a log will be log will be created. The log isn't created, at least I can't find it in any of the usual locations.

Help would be appreciated. BTW I'm really pleased with this program and the portable apps concept. Its a solution that I've been looking for solution like this for years, and U3 just doesn't cut it.