QuarkXPress 8: Creating a custom color scheme (Easter Egg)

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QuarkXPress 8: Creating a custom color scheme (Easter Egg)

Postby Scripting_Ace » 12 Aug 2008, 05:20

Here are some more for the already "nostalgic" amongst you:
Quark's 7.x Orange:
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and
Quark's 6.x Blue:
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Enjoy!
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Postby davewalsh » 12 Aug 2008, 19:26

Awwwww it's like having a new crayon set ;-)
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Postby Matthias Guenther (Quark) » 12 Aug 2008, 20:41

So far I like the gray (Dave) and the blue (Michel) best.
And Michel, thanks for reminding me that colors can hurt ;-)
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Postby Scripting_Ace » 13 Aug 2008, 01:52

Matthias Guenther (Quark) wrote:And Michel, thanks for reminding me that colors can hurt ;-)

Funny you should mention this because all these colors come fomr YOUR (Quark's) application icons [:D]
P.S. Do you have any insights on the two keys I asked about in my "Quark's Green" post?
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Postby Matthias Guenther (Quark) » 13 Aug 2008, 02:03

Scripting_Ace wrote:Funny you should mention this because all these colors come fomr YOUR (Quark's) application icons Image True. However if nature had taken the color of my eyes (green) for my skin too, I'd look rather icky.
Or take our corporate green. It works nice as the main booth color but if the staff would wear green suits I doubt you'd be impressed. "Less is more" ;)
P.S. Do you have any insights on the two keys I asked about in my "Quark's Green" post?

I don't, but I can try to find out.
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Postby Matthias Guenther (Quark) » 13 Aug 2008, 04:54

Hi, Ace,
Scripting_Ace wrote:Would be nice to know the possible values for RoundingStyle and gradientType and their related effect.

RoundingStyle is used for the measurement palette tabs to specify whether they have a rounded top:
0 - No Rounding
1 - Rounded Top

GradientType is to specify if the gradient is bottom to top or top to bottom:
0 No Gradient
1 Top to Bottom
2 Bottom to Top.

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Postby Scripting_Ace » 13 Aug 2008, 07:17

Matthias Guenther (Quark) wrote:
RoundingStyle is used for the measurement palette tabs to specify whether they have a rounded top:
0 - No Rounding
1 - Rounded Top

GradientType is to specify if the gradient is bottom to top or top to bottom:
0 No Gradient
1 Top to Bottom
2 Bottom to Top.


thank you for that Matthias... Btw, are there any "hidden" key that could be use like a Key that would ket us say point to a backgournd image for the Edit area?
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Postby Matthias Guenther (Quark) » 13 Aug 2008, 21:29

Hi, Michel,
Scripting_Ace wrote:Btw, are there any "hidden" key that could be use like a Key that would ket us say point to a backgournd image for the Edit area?

Do you mean beside the hidden key called picture box? ;-)
No, whatever is in the XML is all there is currently, but who knows, maybe there will be more in the future?
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Postby Scripting_Ace » 14 Aug 2008, 01:51

Matthias Guenther (Quark) wrote:No, whatever is in the XML is all there is currently, but who knows, maybe there will be more in the future?

No arm in asking... I guess we will have to wait until next spring for the next "Easter Egg" crop! [:P]
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Postby Matthias Guenther (Quark) » 14 Aug 2008, 05:10

Scripting_Ace wrote:I guess we will have to wait until next spring for the next "Easter Egg" crop! Image

Actually I found two more, however they are not as impressive as this one. Do you want me to wait until Easter?
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