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Opacity 3.1

By apophisss
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|||||||||||| Opacity 3.1 ||||||||||||
- Removed 1px border from most themes
- Added border and no-border rar files in Documents\Rainmeter\Skins\Opacity\IMAGES
  extract the one u want to use

dont know if i changed much after the last update
so will put 3.0 link below
u can also just grab the theme image rar files
- opacity 3.0 - sta.sh/016qk3iybud2

-        Theme image rar files
- Border   - sta.sh/01igg1po4t2v
- NoBorder - sta.sh/06r3no7a3iy
extract in Documents\Rainmeter\Skins\Opacity\IMAGES

- After Install Right click rainmeter icon and choose layouts [CORETEMP] [HWINFO] [HWINFO-V5]

|||||||||||| Opacity 3.0 ||||||||||||
- Added HWiNFO sensors for version 5 and above

- Default plugin installed for HWINFO-V5
Older version is in the resource folder -- Documents\Rainmeter\Skins\Opacity\resources\
Copy HWiNFO.dll to \AppData\Roaming\Rainmeter\Plugins\

|||||||||||| Opacity 2.3 ||||||||||||
Theme youtube www.youtube.com/watch?v=YxAsPO…
- added Fonts Folder with popup menu on leftclick - choose any of the 13 Fonts
rainmeter wil refresh after you choose a Font
|||||||||||| Opacity 2.2 ||||||||||||
- added Themes Folder with popup menu on leftclick - choose any of the 13 themes
rainmeter wil refresh after you choose a theme
|||||||||||| Opacity 2.1 ||||||||||||
- added 5 new different skin themes
|||||||||||| Opacity 2 ||||||||||||
Updated theme with HWinfo sensors
- HWinfo www.hwinfo.com/

Maybe You will need to update the HWiNFO IDs included in "Documents|Rainmeter|Skins|Opacity|SETTINGS|Sensors.inc" "HwInfo64V5-Sensors.inc" to match the IDs for your system. To do this:
1 - ensure HWiNFO is running, with sensors and shared memory active
2 - run the included "Documents|Rainmeter|Skins|Opacity|resources|HWINFO|-|HWINFO-V5|"HWiNFOSharedMemoryViewer.exe" file - you can also launch this by clicking the Mainboard skin
3 - find the sensor reading you need (CPU Usage for example) and get the ID at the bottom right
4 - edit "Sensors.inc" "HwInfo64V5-Sensors.inc" to replace the provided ID with the ID for your system
5 - refresh the skin

For additional information, please see the following thread:

- added 2 layouts
layout Opacity_CoreTemp - doesn't use any HWinfo sensors - its the same as before
layout Opacity_HWinfo - you can uninstall coretemp

- changed CPU Frequency to CPU Fan speed
- added fade effect on startup and refresh - to enable this choose variants firefox skin "folderFadeEffect.ini"
refresh doesnt work correctly..so its disabled by default

enabled HWinfo sensors
- audible HDD temp warnings - edit "IfAboveValue=55" - Removed audible HDD space warning
- CPU Load hyperthreading on/off - choose skin variants for your setup..example hwinfo4coresHTon.ini or hwinfo4coresHToff.ini
- Ambient temp
- audible Northbridge temp - edit "IfAboveValue=75"

----left mouse click skins----
- MainBoard - opens HWiNFOSharedMemoryViewer.exe

- HWinfo plugins are included - you can also find them in the resource folder
- to adjust fade timing effect - right click rainmeter icon - choose "edit settings" add or change the settings
Group=All | NFade - these wil stay Visible after fade

Group=All | Fade - these will not
middle mouse on ram skin will activate fade effect

- added dual gpu folder for sli systems

|||||||||||| Opacity 1 ||||||||||||

- audible GPU temp warning - edit "IfAboveValue=79" to change
- audible CPU temp warning - edit "IfAboveValue=75" to change
- audible HDD space warning - edit "IfAboveValue=89" to change
- HDD read/write

- CPU skin - 2,4,6 cores - right click skin and choose variants

left mouse click skins
- CPU skin - opens taskmanager
- GPU skin - opens msi afterburner
- Ram skin - opens control panel
- Network skin - router acces - change it to your router ip
- Recycle bin skin - left mouse opens - right mouse empty bin

- 8 different skin themes located in "Documents|Rainmeter|Skins|Opacity|IMAGES" just extract the theme you want and refresh rainmeter
- psd files are in images folder
- group fade with sound effect - middle mouse on ram skin will activate it

- create your own audible warnings here - www.voiceforge.com/demo - i used damien
- shortcut links change example - ButtonCommand=!Execute ["????????????????"] to ButtonCommand=!Execute ["D:GamesSteamSteam.exe"]
- right click a skin and choose "edit skin" to change settings
- to edit shortcut or cpu name - edit Text="?????" under [MainTitle] in skins

- CPU and GPU skins need "msi afterburner and coretemp"
- GPU plugins are included - but here is link anyway - forums.guru3d.com/showthread.p…
- msi afterburner event.msi.com/vga/afterburner/…
- CoreTemp www.alcpu.com/CoreTemp/

original skin here fav.me/d47ra8p - 7Aero Suite 1.4
© 2012 - 2020 apophisss
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MicDundee's avatar
Still working on Windows XP and your latest version here does not load with the older operating system.  Do any of your older versions of Opacity work with XP?  (If so, leave a post here with a link or download). 
apophisss's avatar
sorry for late reply
i dont know why it doesnt work anymore on xp
i never tested it but it should just work

found 2 older version ..hope it works for you

MicDundee's avatar
Thanks for the INFO.  But why would ANYONE send someone to a 'Download Manager' site (sendspace, 4share, et al) that requires you to install all their crap just to download a file?  Again, appreciate the effort but if it requires installing a Download Manager...NO   F##KING   THANK YOU!!!!!!
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i alrdy know you didnt even try to download the file

because there is no download manager or anything

just 1 click and you get the file

you ask for older files and i have to just guess where to upload

a well i did my best to help you
MicDundee's avatar
Not trying to be difficult but...
I clicked on the 'sendspace' link it took me to sendspace.com

(I may have clicked the wrong Download button at sendspace, which is why I might have got taken to 4shared -download manager web site)

Would you please  reply with the link just once more...(your first reply got deleted on me)? 
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click on the text "Click here to start download from sendspace"

or try this direct link fs03n2.sendspace.com/dl/6ccb00…
MicDundee's avatar
'SendSpace' worked just you said (1st time I've ever used it...(technically the 2nd)).  My bad!

But  file '_1' was the one I couldn't load when I first contacted you and...

'_2' doesn't load either
                                                   'Your version of Windows is not supported by this package.
                                                     Contact the package author for more info.'
If you recall, I'm working with WinXP (that's more my problem then it is yours!)

I know you've spent more time than this may be worth, but I have one more favor, if you'd be so kind (and if you think it would work).  Could you send me -via SendSpace- Opacity 'unpackaged' - not as a rmskin but as a installed folder? Unless Opacity is specifically Win7 or higher, maybe I can but the folder in Rainmeter and use it from there.

Thanks for your time!
apophisss's avatar
just rename .rmskin to .rar

and extract or rightclick the file and choose open with winrar or whatever program you use to extract files

the folder u want is in the skins folder

good luck
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cryosquid's avatar
Is there a way to get it to show fahrenheit instead of celsius? I would also like to know if I could change the font manually to match another skin.
drq993736b's avatar
Here's the formula for converting Celsius to Fahrenheit:

°C  x  9/5 + 32 = °F
apophisss's avatar
i don't know how to convert temps to fahrenheit

to change font do this

put your new font in Documents\Rainmeter\Skins\Opacity\@Resources

open Documents\Rainmeter\Skins\Opacity\SETTINGS\Styles.inc

and change all example "FontFace=Segoe Script" to your font

refresh rainmeter

if the font doesn't show ,you also need to change StringStyle= to Italic ,Normal or bold

refresh rainmeter

thats it gl
drq993736b's avatar
I don't know if you see comments that are directed to other deviants, so here's the answer to ~cryosquid's question on Celsius to Fahrenheit conversion: The formula is

°C  x  9/5 + 32 = °F

Maybe you could integrate that into the next version. :-)

Converting from Fahrenheit to Celsius, should you need to do so, would be:

(°F  -  32)  x  5/9 = °C

By the way, I like your skin.
apophisss's avatar
glad you like it. thank you

i don't know how to apply such formula to all Celsius readings
apophisss's avatar
forgot to add

double click the new font so you know the correct name to change

example RAZER.ttf = Razer regular
Udder-Juice's avatar
Love the skin but how do you change the color schemes as shown in the preview? Thanks.
apophisss's avatar
Hi and thank you

themes are located here "Documents\Rainmeter\Skins\Opacity\IMAGES\"

just extract any rar file and overwrite image files and refresh rainmeter

right click rainmeter icon in taskbar and choose refresh all
AvernusTriad's avatar
Nice :) Now let's test it! :D
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