Aero/Display/Theme question

chmillman

Member
Hi all,

I'm using self created toolbars docked on the left of my screen as a sort of much-extended taskbar, keeping the taskbar space itself free for stuff I have open. I have all kinds of shortcuts in there - programs, folders, network links - covers the whole left edge of my screen.

My question: Can the color of these toolbars be changed or made transparent-ish? I haven't really expermented with implementing any other themes, just on the basic Aero so far... I suppose I could also look into one of the "dock" type accessories.... Cheers, --ch
 

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lordbob75

Lord of Bobs
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I would not think so, as they are the regular Windows toolbars right? The ones you get when you drag Computer to the side?

I don't think you can...

~Lordbob
 

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Brink

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Hello Chmillman,

You might see if the free program RocketDock may work better for you for this. It has a lot of skins that you can choose from to customize it with.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
 

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