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    What's the correct size for a custom start menu bitmap?

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  2. #232


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    Windows 7


    Any size will do. It just has to be divisible by 3 vertically.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ivo View Post
    Any size will do. It just has to be divisible by 3 vertically.
    Thanks !

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    Strange, it's not fitting. I tried 24x24, 32x32 and 48x48 bitmaps.

    Any ideas?

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  5. #235


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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

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    Hafnarfjörður IS
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    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10


    Hi there
    What's the basic difference between Classic shell and simply using custom toolbars

    Here's my Custom toolbar for most of the stuff I run -- so I can't really see the need for this program any more (although a great idea though until custom toolbars did the job simply and without having to fiddle anything in the OS).

    I'm certainly not against anybody developing things but in this case it seems the standard Windows 8 stuff can now provide most of what classic shell can provide.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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    7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin


    It is very different. Try it yourself and see. Introducing WinAero’s exclusive Skin Pack for Classic Shell | Winaero is excellent. It makes 8 usable.

    MS seem to have grasped a desktop is not a phone. The win+x menu accessed via the start button indicates that.MS could make 8 less ridiculous by improving the win+x menu.

    Classic shell is not just an all programs list. It is much more than that. All programs is the least important thing imo.
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  8. #238


    Posts : 158
    Windows 7


    Quote Originally Posted by vrosa View Post
    Strange, it's not fitting. I tried 24x24, 32x32 and 48x48 bitmaps.

    Any ideas?
    Your image must have 3 separate states - normal, hot, and pressed. So if the button is 24x24 the image must be 24x72.
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  9. #239


    Quote Originally Posted by Ivo View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by vrosa View Post
    Strange, it's not fitting. I tried 24x24, 32x32 and 48x48 bitmaps.

    Any ideas?

    Your image must have 3 separate states - normal, hot, and pressed. So if the button is 24x24 the image must be 24x72.

    Thanks ! Now it worked !

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  10. #240


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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    Quote Originally Posted by Clint View Post
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    Got it fixed. Installed WinAeroSkinforClassicShell.

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