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Custom Color Schemedefines color values for standard set of internal color names, to be used in other configuration files


 Overview  Configuration
  • CONFIGURATION OPTIONS :

    Active

    Color that will be used for  background of different focused elemets, such as focused  window 's titlebar, selected menu item, etc. This  color should be contrasting with  Base ,  Inactive1 and  Inactive2 in  hue , but similar in saturation.

    ActiveDark

    This  color should have slightly lesser value then  Active (be 5-10% darker). This is usefull when  background of focused titlebar is a  gradient .

    ActiveLight

    This  color should have slightly higher value then  Active (be 5-10% lighter). This is usefull when  background of focused titlebar is a  gradient .

    ActiveText

    Color of the  text on focused titlebars. It should be in high value contrast with  Active  color .

    Angle

    Defines angle on the  hue circle between  Inactive1 ,  Base and  Inactive2 colors in  color schemes, that are automagically calculated by AfterStep. Default angle is 30 degrees.  Use smaller angle to make Inactive and  Base colors more similar.

    Base

    This  color is defining  color of the  color scheme. It will be used for desktop  background . When AfterStep is allowed to calculate  color scheme automagically - it will use this  color in conjunction with the  Angle value as base of calculations.

    BaseDark

    Color that should be about 10% darker then the  Base  color , but have similar  hue and saturation. Usefull for drawing gradiented desktop  background .

    BaseLight

    Color that should be about 10% lighter then the  Base  color , but have similar  hue and saturation. Usefull for drawing gradiented desktop  background .

    Cursor

    This  color will be used for pmouse pointer, and it should be in high contrast with all the other colors.

    DisabledText

    Color of the  text of disabled menu items. Should be very similar to menu item's  background  color .

    HighActive

    Used for focused menus. Should be similar to  Active  color , but somewhat lighter.

    HighActiveBack

    Used for current menu item's  background . Should be similar, but somewhat brighter them  Active  color .

    HighActiveBackDark

    Should be 10% darker then  HighActiveBack  color . Usefull for gradiented  background of selected menu item.

    HighActiveBackLight

    Should be 10% lighter then  HighActiveBack  color . Usefull for gradiented  background of selected menu item.

    HighActiveDark

    Should be 10% darker then  HighActive  color . Usefull for gradiented  background of focused menu titlebar.

    HighActiveLight

    Should be 10% lighter then  HighActive  color . Usefull for gradiented  background of focused menu titlebar.

    HighActiveText

    Color to be used for drawing  text on focused menu titlebar. Should be in high contrast with  HighActive  color .

    HighInactive

    Used for unfocused menus. Should be similar to  Inactive1  color , but somewhat lighter.

    HighInactiveBack

    Used for inactive menu item's  background . Should be similar, but somewhat brighter them  HighInactive  color .

    HighInactiveBackDark

    Should be 10% darker then  HighInactiveBack  color . Usefull for gradiented  background of inactive menu item.

    HighInactiveBackLight

    Should be 10% lighter then  HighInactiveBack  color . Usefull for gradiented  background of inactive menu item.

    HighInactiveDark

    Should be 10% darker then  HighInactive  color . Usefull for gradiented  background of inactive menu titlebars.

    HighInactiveLight

    Should be 10% lighter then  HighInactive  color . Usefull for gradiented  background of inactive menu titlebars.

    HighInactiveText

    Color of the  text on unfocused menu titlebar. Should be highly contrasting with  HighInactive  color .

    Inactive1

    Primary  color used for unfocused  window titlebar's  background .

    Inactive1Dark

    Should be 10% darker then  Inactive1 . Usefull for gradiented  background of unfocused windows.

    Inactive1Light

    Should be 10% lighter then  Inactive1 . Usefull for gradiented  background of unfocused windows.

    Inactive2

    Secondary  color used for unfocused  window titlebar's  background . Should be used for unfocused sticky windows.

    Inactive2Dark

    Should be 10% darker then  Inactive2 . Usefull for gradiented  background of sticky windows.

    Inactive2Light

    Should be 10% lighter then  Inactive2 . Usefull for gradiented  background of sticky windows.

    InactiveText1

    Color of the  text on unfocused titlebars. Should be highly contrasting with  Inactive1 .

    InactiveText2

    Color of the  text on sticky titlebars. Should be highly contrasting with  Inactive2 .



AfterStep Documentation   -   October 2005     ( 80% complete )

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