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#407585 - 04/15/17 06:26 PM [UserTracks (and other add-ons)] Add a little Color Back To GUI
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Requested by MusicStudent Dan

Yes, I'll do a set without the DOS Floppies, with USB or Hard Drive icons.

These include the Photoshop PSDs that you can open with GIMP Win/Mac if you don't have PS.
Use the gifs in the BIG folders or any transparent gif or png for your custom ones.
Just do an image search on google for png icons they should show transparent checkerboard background when you view them in google images.
To save the pink background bmp to transparent gif you can use Irfanview in the gif save settings
check choose transparent color.
To create blank backgrounds for your custom icons,
in Irfanview select a large area of clean background color beside the icons,
now select the icon and paste,
this will clear the icon for your new ones.

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Close Biab
Rename C:\bb\Data\Images\MainScreenButtons\ > MainScreenButtons - Gray
Extract the folder you want from the zip and Rename > MainScreenButtons

These are the 2 included skins, Gray to Color and Color

Extra UBS Save

Color on Dark

Color on All Dark

Color Zoom

BB-Color-Icons-Zoom.gif (680 downloads)

Edited by Pipeline (04/18/17 12:23 AM)

#408537 - 04/20/17 01:32 PM [UserTracks (and other add-ons)] Re: Add a little Color Back To GUI Win Mac [Re: Pipeline]
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Right click > Show Package Contents > Resources >
rename MainScreenButtons to MainScreenButtons-Gray > Drag MainScreenButtons - ??? to Resources folder > rename to MainScreenButtons.

*If PG add the Option to Select the Skin folder it will make it easier.

Skin Install Guide Mac



MacBB_Skins.gif (10 downloads)

#432609 - 10/06/17 07:45 PM [UserTracks (and other add-ons)] Biab Skin Installers [Re: Pipeline]
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Here's some Win Skin Installers you can try that will change the icons without having to manually copy folders.

Biab Skin Installers.
Extract Biab Skin Installers folder from the zip to anywhere you like.
You will need to run your chosen skin installer after installing any Biab updates.
Run the Biab Original Skin Installer.exe to restore.
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#432704 - 10/07/17 06:08 PM [UserTracks (and other add-ons)] Biab Skin Package Installers for Mac [Re: Pipeline]
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Registered: 02/05/15
Posts: 2245
Here's a 6 pack skin installer for Mac users, this will save the trouble of Manually doing it.
The Skin bmp's install to /Applications/Band-in-a-Box/
Just re-apply after any updates.
Let me know if they work ok for you.


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