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Old'n'Style for Columns UI by Metallifit Old'n'Style for Columns UI by Metallifit
Original Panels UI version by weirdoo. [link]

Copy or move
1) the skins folder provided to your foobar2000 installation folder
2) the user-components and configuration folders provided (existing files will be overwritten) to
- if on portable: your foobar2000 installation folder
- if on standard: your foobar2000 profile folder. You can reach it by typing this in the addressbar of Windows Explorer: %appdata%foobar2000

Start foobar2000 and set the transparency of the playlist popup window:
Right click in the Playlist view -> Settings... -> Misc tab.
Click on the Colour... button and select the transparent colour: first top left clear colour in the Custom colors area.
Click OK then click OK again to apply your changes and leave the Settings dialog.

Components used:
Channel Spectrum panel (foo_uie_vis_channel_spectrum) [link]
Columns UI (foo_ui_columns) [link]
ELPlaylist (foo_uie_elplaylist) [link]
Lyric Show Panel 3 (foo_uie_lyrics3) [link]
Panel Stack Splitter (foo_uie_panel_splitter) [link]
UI Hacks (foo_ui_hacks) [link]
WSH Panel Mod (foo_uie_wsh_panel_mod) [link]
Optional: Pretty Popup (foo_prettypop) [link]
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netnotbad Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2015
Hi Metallifit.
Thank you for a cool skin.
I need some help with a filters folder, how i can use these filters, i need some plugin?
Can i use these filters for any kind of the music?
Thank you.
Metallifit Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2015
Don't know exactly what you mean. Do a search at Hydrogenaudio, maybe that can help:…
Alivus Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2014
Like the cover, what can you do! Had to install Foobar!! Thanks, Metallifit, you very much!
Alivus Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2014
Какая прелесть!!Супер!!Люкс!Автор-Вы молодец!! Жаль,с Foobar не дружу..
suhachiii Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012
Thnx for sharing:D
chocs4 Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012
Nice rework, thanks for sharing.
donjo666 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2012
That used to be one of my favourite skins long time ago! Now I am glad that someone has managed it for columns_ui! Just great!!!!
Cephiline Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2012
Thanks, it looks awesome, but isnt the square in the "Now Playing" area supposed to show the album cover ? If thats true, it does not work for me. If not, what is it supposed to show ? Because anyway, it's empty for me :/
Metallifit Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2012
You need an image called "folder.jpg" in the same folder as your audio files. I kept the format of the original skin for this but it can be changed for more compatibility using the foobar2000 artreader:
Click the Now playing button then right click on the panel and Splitter Settings...
Script tab and PerTrack
Change this line
for this one
$if(%ps_isplaying%,$imageabs(135,7,132,131,%path%,nokeepaspect artreader))
Cephiline Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2012
Thanks a lot, works perfectly now, great !
rmlazzari Featured By Owner May 26, 2012
Gee! I kept poking around and discover a screen that asked for a .FCL file. I've searched and found in that foo_OldStyle a file named foo_oldstyle.fcl. Loaded this and WOW. There's a realy nice presentation! :)

I can't believe I did that, hehe... And if you ask me to do again, well... i'll walk like a blind, again.

Now I'm fighting agains the Windows Active Window bar, that ugly bar.

Thank for the pacience, Metalifit.
Metallifit Featured By Owner May 27, 2012
What a mess man! :sprint:
Well check again in Preferences -> Components that all the components I listed are properly installed (they're eight and shouldn't be grayed out).
Now go to Preferences -> Display. In User interface module choose Columns UI and click OK (foobar2000 will ask you to be restarted if it was in DUI module).
Once in Columns UI module, CLOSE foobar2000.
With foobar2000 CLOSED move the skins folder provided to your foobar2000 directory.
With foobar2000 STILL CLOSED locate again your C:\Users\[me]\AppData\Roaming\foobar2000 folder and you'll see there's a folder called configuration. Now paste there MY configuration folder (the one provided in the RAR - you'll need to download it again if you haven't kept it) in order to overwrite the three files it contains.
Now start foobar2000 and tell me. ;)
rmlazzari Featured By Owner May 26, 2012
hehe, excuse. "Apesar de eu ter descoberto a pasta em C:\Users\[me]\AppData\Roaming\foobar2000." is brazilian portuguese. It means "Although I found the folder C: \ Users \ ME \ AppData \ Roaming \ foobar2000.".

rmlazzari Featured By Owner May 26, 2012
Sorry if my question is a beginner, but I must have done something wrong. I followed the steps you described and when I reopen the FB, nothing had happened. Then, poking around, I found a screen that said:

"Why are some components greyed out?"

The response I received said:

"Components that are either foobar2000 included with the installer or installed manually have been in your foobar2000 application folder are shown grayed out. They can not be automatically uninstalled or updated from within foobar2000.

If you wish to automatically update add-on components that are grayed out, please re-run the foobar2000 installer and choose to move your components to your personal folder. "

Well, I ran the installer, it eliminated the foo_prettypop and when it reopened ... now appears only a blank screen. When I used it to play a song in the center of the screen displays the album cover and just. And I wasn't asked to move components to any personal folder. Apesar de eu ter descoberto a pasta em C:\Users\[me]\AppData\Roaming\foobar2000.

I noticed that there is a new folder created in C:\Program Files (x86)\foobar2000\skins\foo_OldStyle, I guess it was created by "foo_uie_wsh_panel_mod-", because it is an executable module... I'm not sre. And it is also a subfolder called Scripts multiple files. PNG showing figures similar to those that view here.

I'm using version 1.1.12a.

What should I do?

Thanks in advance.
blyndis Featured By Owner May 25, 2012
looks awesome, but how can I move the player?
Metallifit Featured By Owner May 26, 2012
Preferences -> Display -> Main Window -> General -> Move with:

Specifies the way to move the player window:

Caption only - only grabbing the mouse over the title of the window (that is, as usual).
Middle mouse button - the middle mouse button.
Alt+Ctrl & Left mouse button - the left mouse button by pressing Alt and Ctrl.
Any method - any method described above.

blyndis Featured By Owner May 30, 2012
thx a lot!
thedarkerone Featured By Owner May 25, 2012
Awesome. :)
NatashaChick Featured By Owner May 25, 2012
hmmm... I've seen this before... a long time ago. Dl now
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