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  • #16
    Re: Fun Topic: Show off your work!

    Frank, that is really pretty! Did you use one of the Alpha styles to get that look? This is exactly what I have been looking for with my Applicant Register page.
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    • #17
      Re: Fun Topic: Show off your work!

      Thank you Michael. I use the GrBlue style. I have added a couple of css sections for the form labels.

      Code:
      .GrBlueFormLabelHeader {
      background: url('images/$box/$size/1x22/$fill/Gradient_Horizontal:%23246%2c247%2c251%3a%23214%2c218%2c237.png.a5image') repeat-x top #d8dcee;
      border: 1px none #aeb5d8;
      border-bottom-style: solid;
      padding: 4px 6px;
      text-align: center;
      font-weight: bold;
      }
      .GrBlueFormLabelHeaderAlignRight {
      background: url('images/$box/$size/1x22/$fill/Gradient_Horizontal:%23246%2c247%2c251%3a%23214%2c218%2c237.png.a5image') repeat-x top #d8dcee;
      border: 1px none #aeb5d8;
      border-bottom-style: solid;
      padding: 4px 6px;
      text-align: right;
      font-weight: bold;
      }
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      • #18
        Re: Fun Topic: Show off your work!

        Here is an example of some of the tools in our Visual Virtual Desktop. - the Virtual Window Panes are all fully functional and aware of each other in our apps. This is about 10% of what runs in our Wall. Calendars are fully supported as are live Document Merged functions. Only ONE of these are grids. The system uses auto email and SMS responders.

        Anything is possible if you keep at it, and think outside the box.

        Here'sOurs.jpg

        Peter Conway and Marvin Percival - Cloud Perfect.

        Here is a Screencast image link
        Last edited by peteconway; 11-14-2012, 09:46 AM.
        Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
        Albert Einstein, (attributed)
        US (German-born) physicist (1879 - 1955)

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        • #19
          Re: Fun Topic: Show off your work!

          Pete that is really very cool.

          I am going to 'borrow' Luke's method of changing the selected tab color.
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          • #20
            Re: Fun Topic: Show off your work!

            Here are a few screenshots from my work in progress, web application for all things related to servicing linear accelerators ...
            Attached Files
            Alpha Anywhere v12.4.6.2.1 Build 6699-5464 IIS v10.0 on Windows Server 2019 Std in Hyper-V

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            • #21
              Re: Fun Topic: Show off your work!

              And a couple more that wouldn't fit above.
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              Last edited by iRadiate; 11-14-2012, 12:16 PM.
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              • #22
                Re: Fun Topic: Show off your work!

                iRadiate, you put a lot of work into yours and it shows. I love your buttons. Do you need 3 images for each to show normal, mouseover and mousedown?
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                • #23
                  Re: Fun Topic: Show off your work!

                  Thanks Michael,

                  I'm not doing anything special with my buttons.

                  The buttons on the TabbedUI pane are simply tree control icons: TabbedUI Buttons.JPG

                  For my Action buttons on the grids, I set an image and hover image name: Action Buttons.JPG
                  That gives me this effect: http://screencast.com/t/rFrreQaTgCj

                  Stephen
                  Alpha Anywhere v12.4.6.2.1 Build 6699-5464 IIS v10.0 on Windows Server 2019 Std in Hyper-V

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                  • #24
                    Re: Fun Topic: Show off your work!

                    That is so cool. I'm learning a lot from all of you. I'm going to follow your examples and give my stock components a much needed makeover :)
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                    • #25
                      Re: Fun Topic: Show off your work!

                      I'm curious to know what tools folks are using for creating and editing images and graphics. I can't afford the Cadillac like PhotoShop and have about a dozen different products I've accumulated over the years that I use to edit graphics with limited results. To site an example of the hoops I jump through, I use a Kodak photo editor that has a nifty tool for creating soft borders and blending colors, but it's other functions like adding text are weak. I use MS Publisher to create buttons but then I have to re-open them with a photo editor program to set the outer white space to be transparent. Needless to say, I jump through several hoops to get an image set just right and then if I need multiples I usually end up with minor differences

                      I'm guessing others are in the same boat so it would be great to learn what others are doing to make this important part of building a web site yield better results

                      ps - the above refers to Windows products.... I always hear how great MAC's are for authoring and editing graphics but that's a world I haven't visited

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                      • #26
                        Re: Fun Topic: Show off your work!

                        Dave, if I need icons (which I always do) I just google "web icons 16x16" and go shopping. I just right click what I want and "Save As..." :)
                        I do have PhotoShop CS6 here but more often than not I rely on my ancient but well worn copy of Paint Shop Pro, which I'd be happy to lend you a copy of.
                        But 99% of the time I can find what I want in google, and if any editing needs to be done its mostly cropping and resizing.
                        the A5 style GrBlue will give you nice buttons... throw in a 16x16 icon and have fun.
                        PS... look for "icon sets" there are tons of them out there for free. Also http://www.deviantart.com is a favorite hangout of mine where you can find the most modern and beautiful images all for free.
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                        • #27
                          Re: Fun Topic: Show off your work!

                          Take a look at http://174.121.170.183/mfv/Patient/PatientLogin.a5w#. I'm not finished with the instructional videos yet so log in with my email leec2000@gmail.com password is password. Notice the dynamic family member menus and multicolored menu items indicating incomplete work. Dark blue is unfinished. I'm about a month out from alpha testing. Feel free to register and play with it since it's just production data

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                          • #28
                            Re: Fun Topic: Show off your work!

                            Looks nice Lee, crisp and clean appearance and there are some very user friendly features

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                            • #29
                              Re: Fun Topic: Show off your work!

                              Looks promising Lee! I love the babe-nurse on the frontpage! lol
                              Menu looks clean and adds to the medical feel of the site.
                              Can't wait to see this finished product :)
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                              • #30
                                Re: Fun Topic: Show off your work!

                                UPDATE: Here is the TabbedUI page I made following the examples given here. Previously I was using a stock Modern style with plain old stock buttons and it looked like something from the dark ages, lol. But a BIG THANKS to you all I now have something to be proud of. The office girls love it and that's what its all about, after all :)
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