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10.3: Change the color of Exposť windows with APE Manager Desktop
I just found out that you can change the color of the mini-windows when Exposť is activated by using APE Manager from Unsanity. Specifically, the color of the mini-windows when you roll over them is the same color as the Background Fill Color choice in the ClearDock APE. It even uses the opacity setting. Nice!
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10.3: Change the color of Exposť windows with APE Manager
Authored by: katze007 on Oct 30, '03 11:51:53AM

You don't need APE to change the color. Exposť will use the highlight-color you chose in the Appearance Sys.pref.



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10.3: Change the color of Exposť windows with APE Manager
Authored by: cello on Oct 30, '03 02:00:21PM

No, I have my dock transparent - it's about the first thing I do on new installs. But I still have the windows colored when using exposť. I'd think it uses the text-highlight-colour, as user katze007 has written.



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10.3: Change the color of Exposť windows with APE Manager
Authored by: diamondsw on Oct 30, '03 11:59:29AM

So if you make your dock clear, you won't get any roll-over effect in Expose?



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10.3: Change the color of Exposť windows with APE Manager
Authored by: phlops on Oct 30, '03 09:04:22PM

I'm pretty sure that ClearDock has no effect on Exposť. It seems rather to be what the other comments say and entirely dependent on the highlight color.

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10.3: Change the color of Exposť windows with APE Manager
Authored by: jmah on Oct 30, '03 10:58:36PM

I just installed ClearDock then, and it definitely has an effect. I left the settings as default (no Dock background), and there was no rollover effect in Exposť (except for the window name appearing). Changing the text highlight color did not affect this.

Hold on, I just changed the settings for ClearDock then, adding a background. Now the Exposť highlight is back to what it was, and is changed by the text highlight color. I think I've got it: Unchecking the "Colorize the Dock Background" checkbox will make the Exposť highlight disappear. Checking this will make the highlight dependent on the text highlight color. I'm not 100% sure about this, though. ClearDock definitely has some effect, in any case.

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10.3: Change the color of Exposť windows with APE Manager
Authored by: slava on Nov 01, '03 02:37:26AM
Exposť indeed uses the text highlight color set in the preferences; however, when ClearDock's Colorize Dock Background option is disabled, Exposť windows will not be highlighted. We are currently investigating how this can be fixed. Thanks!

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