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AeroCalculator

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[Edit] Updated the Calc so that you can now Right click on the output line and Copy/Paste to it.
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So I took one of my original apps back from when i was learning vb6, and i added in the "aero" routine.

Sadly enough, the text on the buttons is also Aero, because in vb6 you cant change a button's forecolor.

not to big of a drawback though.

I may end up making a collection of Aero Acessories, and bundle them together as one download.

I think a notepad, this, the aerocommand, and an aero run prompt.
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yvidhiatama's avatar
Nice one! Thanks for sharing! I featured it here [link]
Co0866's avatar
Would it be possible to make task manager and solitair in glass too?
SuprVillain's avatar
This is great
alonso255's avatar
SuprVillain's avatar
glad that you like it!
Awesome stuff! thanks
Royce-Barber's avatar
Check out this for an example of what can be done with AERO. It's an AERO Notepad. This is C++ I think, but requires .NET Framework to be installed.
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If your AERO calc has scientific mode I'll use it everyday!
SuprVillain's avatar
lol, i would have to re-write it form scratch, i dont think i have the source code any more.
Kishan-Bagaria's avatar
Are you going to recode it with new features? (Like a Windows 7 look)
SuprVillain's avatar
no. i dont have the source any more.
Kishan-Bagaria's avatar
I tried using the DwmExtendFrameIntoClientArea API to glass the default calculator (I got the hWND with FindWindow API) but the same problem occurs - text transparency!

The API is like Vista (buggy OS and buggy API). Hope they will fix it in Windows 8!
SuprVillain's avatar
i was told to use a WPF form and the black text would not be a problem any more. I never tried it, but i just thought i would pass the information along to you.
Kishan-Bagaria's avatar
Actually, I was the person who told you if you remember.
SuprVillain's avatar
you and Sami both told me.
RivenRoth740's avatar
Kishan-Bagaria's avatar
Does XP has aero glass ? No, so it doesn't work with it.
firasmith's avatar
Don't worry I'm not laughing at you, for a question that shouldn't have been asked...
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*snicker*
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LOLOLOL ~ na messing...

__Technology they're ways to get Aero to work in xp, but it's way to complicated to explain and I myself have never got it working properly (have messed up my os a few times though, that could also been because of the unstableness of how/what xp I install when i tired... ). *wonders* mmmm anyways google is your friend owo
RivenRoth740's avatar
thank u...

Google isnt my friend anymore
firasmith's avatar
sorry about that last comment o.o I think i was on a huge amount of super abusive suger o///o;

god I love my suger owo -paws-
RivenRoth740's avatar
dont worry, at the time u writen this, i forgotted that. i dont remember anger
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