Small UI Change

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Small UI Change

Post by dhw » Mon Oct 31, 2011 4:58 am

I did not like having disabled menu options as black in the StarMap Context Menu, so I hunted down the correct file and settings can came up with something that I like far more.

I like to still be able to read my disabled options.

anyways if you care to do this as well head over to Steam\steamapps\common\sword of the stars ii\assets\base\ui\skin1

open skin1.xml

search for template id="menubutton"

you will see

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<image3 id="disabled"   input="false" shape="parent" left_cap="rclickLC" right_cap="rclickRC" center_fill="rclickFill" color="var:color_disabled">
        <label id="label" font="StandardSmallTitleBold" text="var:label" input="false" shape="parent" justify="hcenter,vcenter" color="128,128,128,180"></label>

change color="128,128,128,180" to color="64,64,64"

search again

you will come to <panel_template id="menubutton"> in it there will be

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      <panel id="disabled" shape="parent">
        <panel template="boxpanel_scale">
          <var id="box_bgcolor" value="25,25,25"></var>
          <var id="box_olcolor" value="255,255,255,120"></var>
        <label id="menulabel" text="var:menuLabel" left="parent:left" right="parent:right" vcenter="parent:vcenter" font="Standard_NO" justify="hcenter" color="0,0,0,180"></label>

change color="0,0,0,180" to color="64,64,64"

now save the file and be able to read the disabled menu items.

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Re: Small UI Change

Post by dhw » Mon Oct 31, 2011 5:53 am

As requested by AngryJoeShow here is a simple change to center the research details.
go to Steam\steamapps\common\sword of the stars ii\assets\base\ui\screens

open up Research.xml

search for id="selectedTechInfo"

you will find

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<panel id="selectedTechInfo" left="10" top="58" width="300" height="350" input="false" debug="false">

replace left="10" with hcenter="parent:hcenter"

save file and you are good to go

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Re: Small UI Change

Post by rimbimbambo » Thu Nov 03, 2011 7:44 pm

That was fast. :p

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