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#21 chopstick

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Posted 22 June 2005 - 08:54 AM

this topic could also be pinned because there's an abbundancy of half-finished "tutorials".

#22 Faneramx

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Posted 22 June 2005 - 10:35 AM

AveTunes Tutorial

You need iTunes to use this desklets.

:download: Download AveTunes: AveTunes

Extract

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Extract the files from the downloaded rar file to the AveDesk 1.2 Desklets Folder. C:/Program Files/AveDesk 1.2/Desklets

Start AveTunes

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Open the Desklets Contol Panel. Go to Desklets and than add. You can see that the Add Desklet window is open. Open the iTuneDesklet tree, and choice a skin what you want to use.

Edit the AveTunes Skin

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You can see now a AveTunes skin on your desktop. Right click on it and go to Desklet Properties.

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A Desklet Properties window is now open. If you don’t like the text under the AveTunes skin, go to the label tab and choice: no label, in the type box.

Use the album jpg. In your AveTunes skins

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You can use here artworks for a preview in the AveTunes skins. You need to put a 300x300 jpg (smaller or bigger, but not to big) in to you musik folder. Give your pic the name “folder”.
AveTunes can use now your albumart previews.
Go now to iTunes interaction tab and click in the “If there is no artwork, try to use folder.jpg”
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Change the AveTunes skin

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Go here in the Desklet Properties window to the skin tab. Here you can select your skins what you have in your C:/program files/AveDesk1.2/Desklets/AveTunes/skins, folder.

AveTunes Skins location

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Under C:/program files/AveDesk1.2/Desklets/AveTunes/skins, you can drag and drop your downloaded AveTunes skins.

Here is a list of some AveTunes skins


Album Cover: http://www.aqua-soft...?t=18943&page=1

7 a.m.: http://www.aqua-soft...ead.php?t=23929

BZ Skin Changer: http://www.aqua-soft...?t=19610&page=1

Green Glas: http://www.aqua-soft...ead.php?t=23640

Alienpod: http://www.aqua-soft...hlight=avetunes

The Magic Marble Project 2.1: http://www.aqua-soft...hlight=avetunes

AveTunes Shuffle: http://www.aqua-soft...ead.php?t=23970

AeroTunes: http://www.gfxoasis....showtopic=10758

icover: http://www.gfxoasis....opic=12223&st=0

FlipTunes: http://www.aqua-soft...hlight=avetunes

Louiemantia: http://www.louiemantia.com/?page_id=9

AeroTunes: http://www.deviantar...ation/15484539/

iPod Photo: http://www.aqua-soft...2821#post272821

S2: http://www.aqua-soft...ead.php?t=26474

Milkbar: http://www.aqua-soft...?t=25686&page=1

Mythzva Minitunes : http://www.aqua-soft...ead.php?t=25705

Edited by Faneramx, 22 June 2005 - 02:40 PM.


#23 Aqua Structure

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Posted 22 June 2005 - 03:34 PM

this topic could also be pinned because there's an abbundancy of half-finished "tutorials".

What the hell is that supposed to mean?

Edited by Aqua Structure, 22 June 2005 - 04:16 PM.


#24 WinstonGFX

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Posted 22 June 2005 - 08:04 PM

aekiov... the .zip file contains nothing... i'm trying out Miranda but its tough to figure out everything with no instruction...

#25 Caleb

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Posted 22 June 2005 - 08:11 PM

Try now, Krazy.

#26 Areus

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Posted 24 June 2005 - 02:07 PM

this topic could also be pinned because there's an abbundancy of half-finished "tutorials".

What the hell is that supposed to mean?

I wouldnt worry about it. So far, all you, and others have created are very nice tutorials on how to use programs.

I also posted aekiov's and your addtion(s) to the first post. Thank you again.

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Posted 24 June 2005 - 02:31 PM

More Avedesk Desklets found CLICK HERE the site is in chinese or japanese but you can always use the Translate plugin for your browser....I like the TablauncherMini for Avedesk Sysstats....using it right now...

Attached Files


Edited by Tech*Wiz, 24 June 2005 - 02:41 PM.


#28 Bruner

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Posted 24 June 2005 - 05:55 PM

This is great, cause I'm not that long in customizing windows, so you came with this at the right moment :D

#29 Benji

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Posted 24 June 2005 - 07:34 PM

how do i apply visual styles...it didnt say in the tut

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Posted 24 June 2005 - 07:45 PM

Excellent! I loved the AveDesk section!

#31 AND1

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Posted 24 June 2005 - 08:18 PM

WOW, I'm amazed :o .Very good done aqua structure.You see I'm a newbie in winmatrix but I'm not newbie in customizing :P ,and when i was learning without nobody's help it was difficult to me :cry: soo i'm so happy that you're making the life of the real newbies realy simple :lol: !

#32 WinstonGFX

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Posted 24 June 2005 - 10:33 PM

how do i apply visual styles...it didnt say in the tut

You can use StyleXP or use the ThemeUI file tweak...

#33 Bourne

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Posted 24 June 2005 - 10:41 PM

Wow! Very nice begginers thing you've wrote there. I'm impressed, I'm surprised you could be bothered typing all that out.. unlike me, I wouldn't move my fingers lol.

#34 Benji

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Posted 24 June 2005 - 10:53 PM

how do i apply visual styles...it didnt say in the tut

You can use StyleXP or use the ThemeUI file tweak...

Twas a joke my friend.....LOL

#35 WinstonGFX

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Posted 25 June 2005 - 12:09 AM

Sorry lol ... use *sarcastic* next time : P

#36 Areus

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Posted 25 June 2005 - 01:40 AM

Confusion. But seriously. How do I post a smiley again?

#37 Aqua Structure

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Posted 25 June 2005 - 11:50 AM

Confusion. But seriously. How do I post a smiley again?

lol.

#38 chopstick

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Posted 25 June 2005 - 02:14 PM

QUOTE (chopstick @ Jun 22 2005, 04:54 AM)
this topic could also be pinned because there's an abbundancy of half-finished "tutorials".

What the hell is that supposed to mean?



it means that a lot of people post tutorials but say stuff that everyone knows and don't go into the complicated stuff OR eplain difficult things
but don't end their tutorials. it's pretty simple and it happened to me on sevelal occasios


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#39 Shinde

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Posted 25 June 2005 - 03:32 PM

people post tutorials but say stuff that everyone knows and don't go into the complicated stuff OR eplain difficult things

This thread is for the beginners ;)

#40 Aqua Structure

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Posted 27 June 2005 - 05:47 PM

people post tutorials but say stuff that everyone knows and don't go into the complicated stuff OR eplain difficult things

This thread is for the beginners ;)

Quite right. We're not here to go into the complicated stuff or explain the difficult things, this is for those who are brand new in the skinning community.

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