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You have the extras2.rsrc installed, but I think... 662 Views / 1 Replies  
You have the extras2.rsrc installed, but I think you need to mod SArtFile.bin to get all of the buttons themed. There were a few similar themes like that that came out after Leopard themeing was...
Posted by SpaceCat85, on Mar 16, 2009 at 11:30 PM, in GUI Customization
Maybe make copies of the 2D background files,... 1,887 Views / 8 Replies  
Maybe make copies of the 2D background files, then delete everything in them in an image editor? The resulting files would have the same dimensions, but would contain nothing but transparent pixels....
Posted by SpaceCat85, on Sep 22, 2008 at 11:01 PM, in GUI Customization
Susumu makes some good system sets: ... 500 Views / 6 Replies  
Susumu makes some good system sets:
http://susumu.seph.ws/?page_id=11
I've been using the aluminum SmoothLeopard folders for quite awhile :)

David Lanham's Agua set(s) also has a following:...
Posted by SpaceCat85, on Aug 12, 2008 at 11:21 PM, in GUI Customization
http://img118.imageshack.us/img118/6950/desktop200... 2,048,221 Views / 14,714 Replies  
http://img118.imageshack.us/img118/6950/desktop20080513pe2.th.jpg (http://img118.imageshack.us/my.php?image=desktop20080513pe2.jpg)

-Leopard, with a few bits of other people's themes
-Susumu's...
Posted by SpaceCat85, on May 13, 2008 at 11:45 PM, in GUI Customization
Yeah, I'm more of a fan of the "OMG Ponies!"... 1,322 Views / 7 Replies  
Yeah, I'm more of a fan of the "OMG Ponies!" (http://www.flickr.com/photos/bibi/121076697/)-type stupidity on April Fool's Day. It's blatantly obvious, but a lot more fun for site members besides the...
Posted by SpaceCat85, on Apr 1, 2008 at 08:15 PM, in GUI Customization
I don't know about the album folders, but the... 1,229 Views / 10 Replies  
I don't know about the album folders, but the iTunes music icons you see on music files in the Finder are in ICNS format within iTunes.

To do it manually:
1. Quit iTunes and make a copy (or...
Posted by SpaceCat85, on Mar 20, 2008 at 08:44 PM, in GUI Customization
How does OS X store its mouse cursors? I've known... 1,111 Views / 10 Replies  
How does OS X store its mouse cursors? I've known where to find the Dock, Finder, and aqua GUI elements for years, but never saw anything about manually modding cursors :\

Is this another one of...
Posted by SpaceCat85, on Mar 12, 2008 at 07:16 PM, in GUI Customization
Shy of manually changing graphics (like the... 2,088 Views / 4 Replies  
Shy of manually changing graphics (like the scrollbars & progress bars) that are still Extras.rsrc/Extras1.rsrc-based in Themepark, I don't know of any either. AFAIK, many of Leopard's graphics are...
Posted by SpaceCat85, on Mar 4, 2008 at 07:22 PM, in GUI Customization
Nice job :thumbsup: 982 Views / 6 Replies  
Nice job :thumbsup:
Posted by SpaceCat85, on Mar 2, 2008 at 03:22 PM, in GUI Customization
Just did some finagling with rad-e8.com (via... 1,143 Views / 4 Replies  
Just did some finagling with rad-e8.com (via archive.org) to download the Minium Pixadex iContainer and no, it doesn't seem to include an open state. I'm not an icon creator, though, so there might...
Posted by SpaceCat85, on Feb 25, 2008 at 11:25 PM, in GUI Customization
The current version of Agua... 1,143 Views / 4 Replies  
The current version of Agua (http://dlanham.com/art/agua/) also comes with an open state. David Lanham has an eye for detail, that's for sure :)

Some older sets by other icon artists have this as...
Posted by SpaceCat85, on Feb 25, 2008 at 11:12 PM, in GUI Customization
I've been playing around in DragThing lately to... 2,048,221 Views / 14,714 Replies  
I've been playing around in DragThing lately to go for a more minimal desktop:
http://img100.imageshack.us/img100/7532/desktop20080224cm2.jpg

GUI: Leopard with the iTunes 7 scrollbars resource...
Posted by SpaceCat85, on Feb 24, 2008 at 06:28 PM, in GUI Customization
Thanks for continuing to make these. So fun :) 549 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for continuing to make these. So fun :)
Posted by SpaceCat85, on Jan 2, 2008 at 10:55 PM, in GUI Customization
I think you'd have to edit the NIB files for each... 611 Views / 3 Replies  
I think you'd have to edit the NIB files for each individual application to do that. Even then, I'd definitely recommend against doing it again on 10.5 if you eventually upgrade because someone else...
Posted by SpaceCat85, on Dec 23, 2007 at 08:15 PM, in GUI Customization
You might be able to find them inside the Tiger... 848 Views / 7 Replies  
You might be able to find them inside the Tiger version of Lite Icon (http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/24764/liteicon) (right click > Show Package Contents). I didn't use that one, but the...
Posted by SpaceCat85, on Dec 14, 2007 at 11:34 AM, in GUI Customization
FastIcns... 1,618 Views / 10 Replies  
FastIcns (http://www.digitalwaters.net/progetti/ing/2006/09/08/fasticns.html) is a new one that can convert icns to copy-and-paste/resource-based icons and do other conversions as well. I'm not sure...
Posted by SpaceCat85, on Dec 9, 2007 at 04:38 PM, in GUI Customization
Aqua Extreme at Max Themes... 450 Views / 4 Replies  
Aqua Extreme at Max Themes (http://maxthemes.com/) (only works up through 10.4.5 :( ) might be what you're looking for, but you'll probably have to look through the mod forum at MacThemes...
Posted by SpaceCat85, on Nov 18, 2007 at 05:13 PM, in GUI Customization
Very cute :) 424 Views / 3 Replies  
Very cute :)
Posted by SpaceCat85, on Nov 13, 2007 at 08:52 PM, in GUI Customization
I just installed Leopard last night and noticed... 28,145 Views / 242 Replies  
I just installed Leopard last night and noticed this one. Not sure if I like this little GUI change or not, but I haven't seen it mentioned yet and thought it might make good theme fodder ;)
...
Posted by SpaceCat85, on Nov 7, 2007 at 10:28 AM, in GUI Customization
Something else that might be handy... The... 28,145 Views / 242 Replies  
Something else that might be handy...

The Ars Technica review of Leopard has an overview of how the GUI resources in Leopard (PDFs, bitmap textures, and XML) work vs. the old resource file-based...
Posted by SpaceCat85, on Oct 31, 2007 at 06:50 PM, in GUI Customization
Cool mockups :) Does anyone have plans to go... 28,145 Views / 242 Replies  
Cool mockups :)

Does anyone have plans to go all-out and replace all of the Aqua jelly elements with metallic ones, a la the fully metallic version of Brushed...
Posted by SpaceCat85, on Oct 28, 2007 at 08:46 PM, in GUI Customization
Cool, thanks for sharing :thumbsup: I like your... 442 Views / 3 Replies  
Cool, thanks for sharing :thumbsup: I like your illustration style.
Posted by SpaceCat85, on Sep 26, 2007 at 07:24 PM, in GUI Customization
If the icons aren't available in a more... 5,054 Views / 7 Replies  
If the icons aren't available in a more Mac-friendly format, you can convert the PNGs to icns files using Icon Composer (it's on the Developer Tools disc that comes with OS X/a new Mac). Then,...
Posted by SpaceCat85, on Aug 18, 2007 at 04:31 PM, in GUI Customization
Both of your Creatures sets are so cute :) 388 Views / 2 Replies  
Both of your Creatures sets are so cute :)
Posted by SpaceCat85, on Aug 9, 2007 at 06:17 PM, in GUI Customization
A couple of my favorite icon sites for system... 5,054 Views / 7 Replies  
A couple of my favorite icon sites for system replacements are:
InterfaceLIFT (http://interfacelift.com/)
Iconfactory : Freeware (http://iconfactory.com/freeware)

I'd recommend getting CandyBar...
Posted by SpaceCat85, on Aug 1, 2007 at 10:38 PM, in GUI Customization
Cool. It's good to see that commercial shells are... 926 Views / 3 Replies  
Cool. It's good to see that commercial shells are still kicking around. Back on Windows 3.1 I used to use TabWorks instead of Program Manager, but this looks more fun to play with :)
Posted by SpaceCat85, on Jul 29, 2007 at 06:34 PM, in GUI Customization
Hiding the regular hard drives & using aliases to... 996 Views / 6 Replies  
Hiding the regular hard drives & using aliases to them on the desktop instead (with only spaces for names) might also work. If you go into the OS X Finder preferences and look under where it says...
Posted by SpaceCat85, on Jul 12, 2007 at 06:16 PM, in GUI Customization
On PowerPC Macs like the PowerBook you should be... 972 Views / 3 Replies  
On PowerPC Macs like the PowerBook you should be able to use ThemeChanger (http://themechanger.sourceforge.net/) + a DLTA theme for free. Keep in mind that this is actually swapping GUI resource...
Posted by SpaceCat85, on Jul 6, 2007 at 08:36 PM, in GUI Customization
There's also some security issues with Jaguar,... 686 Views / 10 Replies  
There's also some security issues with Jaguar, like this lovely one left over from Unix's older days (definitely not exclusive to OS X): Effective password length of only eight characters...
Posted by SpaceCat85, on May 14, 2007 at 12:07 PM, in GUI Customization
If your iMac has an LCD, displaying a dark image... 586 Views / 1 Replies  
If your iMac has an LCD, displaying a dark image would actually burn the screen in faster. LCDs are the opposite of CRTs: white is the default "off" position, so lighter images would protect the...
Posted by SpaceCat85, on May 9, 2007 at 10:21 AM, in GUI Customization
A new version of Resexcellence.com has been... 686 Views / 10 Replies  
A new version of Resexcellence.com has been "coming soon" for some time now, but if you use the Wayback Machine at archive.org (http://web.archive.org/web/*/resexcellence.com) you should be able to...
Posted by SpaceCat85, on May 7, 2007 at 01:44 PM, in GUI Customization
I have a folder of bookmarks I usually use load... 2,939 Views / 50 Replies  
I have a folder of bookmarks I usually use load this site + most of the MacThemes forums, and now I have to go back in & update everything in Firefox and del.icio.us because of the domain name change...
Posted by SpaceCat85, on May 4, 2007 at 07:07 PM, in GUI Customization
 
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