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Stratum Fusion 1.0

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Well, here it is. We decided to skip the betas and just roll it straight out. We have so many projects that it is just too hard to find time to work on past projects. This one was so close to completion that we tied off the loose ends and decided to upload it for you guys.

This theme will make your Firefox look like a native Windows 7 application.

For Firefox 3.6 only. Firefox 4 will not be supported at this time.

Have fun.
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Phendrome's avatar
Probably one of my favorite times using Firefox, when this theme was new. I loved the fact that you had access to the bookmarks and the history in that separated place there on the left. I should probably dig up some old screenshots. ;)
muckSponge's avatar
This is a great theme! Do you have any plans to re-release it for Firefox 10+?
muckSponge's avatar
We may release bits of it in Stratiform as styles at some point. We already have some white "Fusion" icons.
robotkoer's avatar
can you create something similar for chrome
muckSponge's avatar
Not really. Chrome is a lot more restricted. I'm not able to rearrange elements or change their size. I need to do both in order to get a look anything like Stratum Fusion's :( Sorry.
robotkoer's avatar
I come from the future! (...and I'm really embarrassed about my 2011-self.)

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muckSponge's avatar
Hahah, good stuff :P
robotkoer's avatar
Yes, but I'm quite sure you can do similar (back/forward and tools skinned) by changing Chrome's toolbar background. At least that would be awesome!
robotkoer's avatar
Here's a quick mix using Paint. [link]
muckSponge's avatar
Maybe I'll look into it one day when I decide to make a theme for Chrome, but really, it would just be a mish-mash of Stratum Fusion styled elements stuck in the Chrome interface. None of it would go together very well at all.

I'd much more likely do a native styled theme, which is what Stratum Fusion aimed to be. But the orange menu button and blue nav buttons probably wouldn't make an appearance because they just don't really fit in Chrome (it has a very different layout).
robotkoer's avatar
You can change some items to fit - for example you can make back/forward background bigger.
One thing that doesn't fit is add bookmark because it changed in Chrome.
But other things - menus, dropdown, reload you can create/use extensions.
Tabbar buttons mey be possible using NPAPI plugin [link] (I don't code, I don't know).
So please, make a theme for Chrome!
muckSponge's avatar
You seem to know a lot more about theming Chrome than me (I've never actually tried and don't use Chrome).

You can grab my PSDs here: [link] and try for yourself. I'd be happy to let you use the images and such.
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etiifa's avatar
why not for firefox 4? :(
muckSponge's avatar
It was made for Firefox 3.6, which is very different to Firefox 4. The entire theme would need to be rewritten.

We may add some styles to Stratiform for FF4 that give a similar look some time.
plastikmaniac's avatar
Will Stratiform ever have the Fusion button style?
muckSponge's avatar
I was going to come up with a sentence explaining that we probably won't make a Fusion button style but upon thinking about the reasons not to do it, it actually started sounding like a cool idea. So we will see. If we make it, it won't be exactly the same as Fusion for FF3.6, and we may need to look at adding a category for styling the bookmarks bar.

At this point, I'm contemplating it.
plastikmaniac's avatar
Awesome! :D I'd like to see the button-style to go with the Fusion icons.
anakborneo's avatar
can u make this for firefox 4..
muckSponge's avatar
We might add something similar to Stratiform some day.
SylkRode's avatar
I look forward to that.
anakborneo's avatar
I really like this theme. I now using Firefox 3.6.15 because of this theme even Firefox 4 is out!
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