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look & feel

Applications look great on WinXP due to the better gui elements built into the OS.

Is there anyway to get the same nice look & feel on Win2K without skinning?
looking_good
Thursday, March 09, 2006
 
 
Well, it's a matter of opinion if application look better on XP.  Personally, I hate it's native L&F.  I'll take NT any day.
Chris Nelson Send private email
Thursday, March 09, 2006
 
 
> Well, it's a matter of opinion

You are absolutely right. Some people think Win2K GUI is very boxy, old-fashioned, etc.. and others think like you do, but that's besides the point...
looking_good
Thursday, March 09, 2006
 
 
> Is there anyway to get the same nice
> look & feel on Win2K without skinning?

I don't believe there is. Even the Windows XP 'Luna' L&F is itself a skin over the native Windows 2000 one. The guys at Stardock have years of expertise in this area, and their WindowBlinds product ("http://www.stardock.com/products/windowblinds") uses skinning under the hood.
MonkeySpank Send private email
Friday, March 10, 2006
 
 

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