Request: Skin

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Audacity Skin

Permanent link to this post Posted by hellstudio » Mon Jun 08, 2009 3:49 pm

INSTALLATION

1) Download "imageCache.png" attached file.
2) Copy "imageCache.png" to "C:Documents And SettingsAdministratorApplication DataAudacityTheme.
3) Open AudacityEditPreferencesThemeOpen Theme.

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Audacity Skin - ImageCache.png
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Audacity Skin - Printscreen

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Audacity Skin - Printscreen
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http://www.hellstudio.eu
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Re: Request: Skin

Permanent link to this post Posted by jongalloway » Thu Sep 10, 2009 10:06 pm

Were themes removed from 1.3.9? I really like that feature - hopefully I'm just missing something, or they'll be added back in soon.
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Re: Request: Skin

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Fri Sep 11, 2009 12:17 pm

I can't find it in 1.3.9 either and I've not seen anything to say that it has been removed, so I've e-mailed one of the developers for clarification about this.
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Re: Request: Skin

Permanent link to this post Posted by Gale Andrews » Fri Sep 11, 2009 4:42 pm

jongalloway wrote:Were themes removed from 1.3.9? I really like that feature - hopefully I'm just missing something, or they'll be added back in soon.


We decided this would not be in the next Stable 2.0 Release, so it will not be in the final Betas before 2.0 which we are now going through. The feature is too incomplete, and we lack resources to develop it further before 2.0. Also loading png's edited in some applications can crash Audacity. I imagine Themes will be back in the first Beta after 2.0.

Anyone who is able to compile Audacity from source code (either the current Beta tarball or CVS) can turn theming on simply by uncommenting this line in Experimental.h:

//#define EXPERIMENTAL_THEME_PREFS

so it looks like:
#define EXPERIMENTAL_THEME_PREFS


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Re: Request: Skin

Permanent link to this post Posted by har_79 » Thu Oct 22, 2009 6:50 am

Although there's no menu option, themes still work for me in Audacity 1.3.9 (from the openSuse repositories) by manually editing the config files: http://jcsu.jesus.cam.ac.uk/~hdc21/design/audacity/
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Re: Request: Skin

Permanent link to this post Posted by haddenharley » Sat Feb 13, 2010 5:26 am

Hello Mate,
I would like to try these themes, but I can't find anything in preferences about Themes.
Which version of Audacity are you using? Could you post a screen shot of where the "themes settings" are?
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Re: Request: Skin

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Sat Feb 13, 2010 4:35 pm

Gale Andrews wrote:We decided this would not be in the next Stable 2.0 Release, so it will not be in the final Betas before 2.0 which we are now going through. The feature is too incomplete, and we lack resources to develop it further before 2.0. Also loading png's edited in some applications can crash Audacity. I imagine Themes will be back in the first Beta after 2.0.

Theme options in Preferences is only available in old beta versions from 1.3.3 to 1.3.8 inclusive.
These old versions are not recommended.
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Hellstudio theme also for Mac OSX

Permanent link to this post Posted by michel;n » Sun Jan 30, 2011 11:55 pm

I like the simplicity of Hellstudio themes, so I updated it to work on OSX.
Tested with 1.3.12 version

INSTALLATION for OSX version

1) Download new "imageCache.png" attached file
2) Copy "ImageCache.png" to "/Users/<your_user_name>/Library/Application Support/audacity/Theme"
(make folder Theme first, if it wasn’t there before)
3) Open file "audacity.cfg" in folder "/Users/<your_user_name>/Library/Application Support/audacity/"
with TextEdit or any other text editor and add new section:
Code: Select all
[Theme]
LoadAtStart=1


You can also change the icon of application:
1) Click with right button on application, choose "Show Package Content"
2) Go to "Contents/Resources"
3) Rename "Audacity.icns" to whatever like "Audacity original.icns"
4) Place new "Audacity.icns" in that folder
Attachments
ImageCache.png
Hellstudio theme complete
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gray icns.zip
Icons for OSX (credits to ahdesign91.deviantart.com)
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Re: Request: Skin

Permanent link to this post Posted by remus007 » Wed Jul 25, 2012 8:28 pm

Hello guy,

On the French forum, I propose a new design for the software Audacity.
I have not finished yet, I have to do a few more shadows under selects.

This design is inspired of Adobe CS. I'm trying to do image.cache.png

I give you news very quickly

viewtopic.php?f=7&t=66937
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Re: Request: Skin

Permanent link to this post Posted by v.muller » Mon Aug 18, 2014 11:06 am

Very nice.
Would someone describe the color palette?
I would like to change the wave window - white wave on the blue background.
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