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[quote=Doon] [b]There is far more to this skin than is obvious here. Casual users and those learning to customise the browser really should try this![/b] The abundance of functional buttons and right-click menus is impressive. The tooltip info on the buttons is helpful but there is also a wealth of written information embedded in the configuration file that will educate the user and make editing decisions much easier. Siria has made toolbars.cfg interesting reading! I have learned new things while browsing through the file, from both the help texts and the prepared code, and I plan to keep it around so I can harvest bits and pieces in the future. While some may not like or need all of those functions as buttons, having them on the interface like that could open the eyes of casual users to the possibilities that K-Meleon presents. And having all of it prepared makes it easy for someone to keep what they like and hide the rest as they learn to edit the toolbar configuration file. These skin variants are the perfect environment to poke around in and learn from without having to worry about messing up the default toolbars. Shy users: there is no need to be intimidated by what may look like a large pile of stuff here, just extract the contents to the K-Meleon folder and change the skin ([i]Edit -> Preferences -> GUI Appearance[/i]), then restart the browser and hover your mouse around (and right-click) to see what there is to see. This is a great resource and a contribution to the K-Meleon knowledge base that should not be overlooked. Excellent work Siria. [hr] Two bonus toolbar tips: Click [b]Edit -> Configuration -> Browser Configuration[/b] or type [b]about:config[/b] in the address bar. Then right-click in the window and chose [b]New -> Boolean[/b], with a preference name of [b]kmeleon.display.toolbars_line[/b] and a value of [b]false[/b]. When set to false the thin horizontal lines between toolbars are hidden. Filter the word "line" to find this preference again. Also in the configuration window, if you filter the word "locked" you will see the preference [b]kmeleon.general.toolbars_locked[/b], double-clicking this will change it's state between true and false, if set to true the vertical line that allows you to move toolbars and adjust their width is eliminated (thus locking the toolbars - the same preference toggled in the [b]View -> Toolbars[/b] menu). Both of these visual options are depicted in the screenshots seen above. [hr] As an aside, Siria, I'd been meaning to check Classiria out but was putting it off til 'later'. Today I decided that I needed to make myself an offline/online button, so I edited the toolbar config, used some placeholder icons from the default bitmaps, then later decided to add my own custom icons to the bitmaps and wasted lots of time editing and trying out variations. When I was done I began to wonder if anyone had done this before, and remembering your Classiria I thought to myself that [i]you[/i] must have surely made one, so I finally downloaded it to see. Yep, you had, and your icon was 20x better than mine, so everything I did today was a waste of time. :-)[/quote]
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