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<b>QuBranch v1.0.20060917 For Firefox 2.0 Branch Builds (Date Released: 2006-09-18)</b>
Explanation: QuBranch is a theme based on the Qute theme by Arvid Axelsson, but the code will be kept in line with the WinStripe/Default Firefox theme of the Branch 2.0 builds. The code will pretty much be the same with just a few minor tweaks for neatness and bloat removing. The major difference will be that the themes will have all of Qute's graphics in them.
This is the further development of my Qute 3 for Firefox 1.5 theme some of you may be familiar with.
It's all just to keep Qute working with the Branch builds. I spoke with Arvid in E-Mail about this and he was OK with it as long as I named the themes something else and had a different UUID so people wouldn't get confused with Qute.
<img src="http://i2.tinypic.com/24bw6k8.png" width="640" height="480" alt="QuBranch Browser Window"><img src="http://i6.tinypic.com/24bw6mw.png" width="469" height="466" alt="QuBranch Options Window"><img src="http://i5.tinypic.com/24bw6s7.png" width="512" height="384" alt="QuBranch Bookmarks Manager Window"><img src="http://i3.tinypic.com/24bw6yc.png" width="520" height="380" alt="QuBranch Add-ons Window"><img src="http://i5.tinypic.com/24bw70y.png" width="400" height="140" alt="QuBranch Error Console Window">
History of changes:
<b>2006-09-18 QuBranch v1.0.20060917:</b> - Updated browser/searchbar.css.
<b>2006-09-15 QuBranch v1.0.20060914:</b> - Updated browser/searchbar.css, browser.css, Added browser/Search-provider-mid-bottom.png, Search-provider-mid-bottom.png.
<b>2006-09-13 QuBranch v1.0.20060913:</b> - Updated browser/browser.css, searchbar.css, Toolbar.png, Toolbar-rtl.png, Toolbar-small.png, Toolbar-rtl-small.png. Updated browser/feeds/subscribe.css.
<b>2006-09-12 QuBranch v1.0.20060912:</b> - Updated browser/browser.css.
<b>2006-09-11 QuBranch v1.0.20060911:</b> - Updated lots of stuff. I had to fight and fight to get things to look right in both Windows Classic and other Themes. Hopefully this gets it all right.
<b>2006-08-10 QuBranch v1.0.20060809:</b> - Updated mozapps/xpinstall/xpinstallConfirm.css, Updated mozapps/extensions/extensions.css, Updated browser/browser.css, Modified browser/searchbar.css with a fix for searchbar height. Toolbar button spacing has been changed from the default 5px to 3px, saving lots of toolbar space.
<b>2006-08-08 QuBranch v1.0.20060805:</b> - Added browser/Search-rtl.png, Search-provider-bkgnd.png, dropmark-nav.png, dropmark-nav-rtl.png, dropmark-nav-small.png, dropmark-nav-rtl-small.png. Updated browser/safebrowsing/close16x16.png with Qute graphics, Updated browser-protection.css. Updated mozapps/extensions/viewButtons.png wth Qute graphics, Updated browser/Toolbar.png, Toolbar-rtl.png, Toolbar-small.png, Toolbar-rtl-small.png with an additional "Depressed" row. Updated Go.png and Go-rtl.png with an additional "Depressed" button. Updated browser.css, searchbar.css. Updated browser/preferences/Options.png with new Tab icon and Security icon, removed Downloads icon. Updated preferences.css. Updated browser/bookmarks/Bookmarks-toolbar.png with an additional "Depressed" row.
<b>2006-08-02 QuBranch v1.0.20060801:</b> - Updated mozapps/downloads/unknownContentType.css, browser/browser.css, global/browser.css. Ran all the PNG images through PNGOutWin and got about another 5k of savings.
<b>2006-07-31 QuBranch v1.0.20060731:</b> - Updated browser/preferences/preferences.css. The new Tools -> Options window has landed. This will break extensions!
<b>2006-07-30 QuBranch v1.0.20060729:</b> - Updated browser/browser.css, Updated mozapps/extensions/update.css.
<b>2006-07-27 QuBranch v1.0.20060725:</b> - Updated global/browser.css.
<b>2006-07-25 QuBranch v1.0.20060724:</b> - Updated browser/searchbar.css.
<b>2006-07-24 QuBranch v1.0.20060723:</b> - Added global/icons/alltabs.png, Updated mozapps/extensions/update.css, Updated global/wizard.css, browser.css.
<b>2006-07-22 QuBranch v1.0.20060721:</b> - Updated browser/safebrowsing/browser-protection.css, Updated mozapps/extensions/update.css.
<b>2006-07-19 QuBranch v1.0.20060719:</b> - Updated global/scrollbox.css, Added global/about.css.
<b>2006-07-14 QuBranch v1.0.20060713:</b> - Updated browser/searchbar.css.
<b>2006-07-06 QuBranch v1.0.20060705:</b> - Updated global/scrollbox.css.
<b>2006-06-29 QuBranch v1.0.20060628:</b> - Updated global/browser.css, scrollbox.css, browser/feeds/subscribe.css.
<b>2006-06-24 QuBranch v1.0.20060623:</b> - Updated browser/browser.css, searchbar.css, browser/bookmarks/addBookmark.css, bookmarksProperties.css.
<b>2006-06-22 QuBranch v1.0.20060619:</b> - Added browser/engineManager.css, browser/bookmarks/bookmarksProperties.css, updated browser/bookmarks/addBookmark.css, updated mozapps/extensions/extensions.css.
<b>2006-06-19 QuBranch v1.0.20060618:</b> - Updated browser/safebrowsing/browser-protection.css, updated global/toolbar.css.
<b>2006-06-17 QuBranch v1.0.20060615:</b> - Created a new browser/Search-add-engines.png icon using pieces from two different Qute icons: <img src="http://i6.tinypic.com/14o97o5.png" width="48" height="16" border="0" alt="QuBranch Search-add-engines">
<b>2006-06-13 QuBranch v1.0.20060612:</b> - Removed places code from browser/browser.css, removed browser/search-arrow.gif, updated global/wizard.css, updated browser/feeds/subscribe.css, added addFeedReader.css/feedIcon16.png. Updated global/icons/folder-item.png and warning-large.png to Qute graphics.
<b>2006-05-31 QuBranch v1.0.20060530:</b> - Updated global/console/console.css, updated browser/feeds/subscribe.css
<b>2006-05-29 QuBranch v1.0.20060526:</b> - Added a change to browser/browser.css for autocomplete.
<b>2006-05-21 QuBranch v1.0.20060520:</b> - Added changes to browser/searchbar.css, browser.css, browser/safebrowsing/browser-protection.css
<b>2006-05-16 QuBranch v1.0.20060515:</b> - Added new files for safebrowsing: browser/safebrowsing/browser-protection.css, close16x16.png, dim.png, tail.png, warning16x16.png, warning24x24.png. Removed an entry from browser/browser.css. Updated the Searchbar icon to the Qute Search graphic. Ran every PNG through <a href="http://brh.numbera.com/software/pnggauntlet/">PNGGauntlet</a> which saved 28483 bytes total.
<b>2006-05-06 QuBranch v1.0.20060505:</b> - Updated browser/browser.css, browser/feeds/subscribe.css. Added new feedIcon.png, updated browser/searchbar.css, added browser/Search-add-engines.png and Search.png. Feed reader is finally working and the new search bar drop-down menu has landed.
<b>2006-05-05 QuBranch v1.0.20060503:</b> - Added some new files for feed discovery: browser/feeds/subscribe.css and light.gif. <b>Add-ons/Theme Manager updates are now WORKING! YAY! I fixed it.</b>
<b>2006-05-03 QuBranch v1.0.20060502:</b> - Big List today. Add-ons manager has landed and I updated some icons that I missed or was waiting on new graphics from Arvid. Updated global/icons/warning-large.png, global/throbber/Throbber-small.gif, global/throbber/Throbber-small.png, global/Filepicker.png, help/Weblink.png and Weblink-rtl.png to Qute graphics. *** Note *** Weblink-rtl.png not used in Winstripe, Qute or QuBranch. Updated mozapps/downloads/downloadCleanupDisabled.png, mozapps/xpinstall/xpinstallItemGeneric.png, reporter/icon.png to Qute's, even though it's not used in Winstripe/QuBranch. Updated browser/Go.png and Go-rtl.png to Qute's small go button graphics. Updated browser/browser.css, mozapps/extensions/about.css, mozapps/extensions/extensions.css, added question.png, itemDisabledFader.png, itemEnabledFader.png, notifyBadges.png, viewButtons.png to mozapps/extensions.
<b>2006-04-28 QuBranch v1.0.20060426:</b> - Removed Places (Yay!) and added some entries for builtin spellchecker.
<b>2006-04-19 QuBranch v1.0.20060418:</b> - Added some additional places.css code.
<b>2006-04-14 QuBranch v1.0.20060413:</b> - Added some additional places.css code.
<b>2006-04-06 QuBranch v1.0.20060330:</b> - Some minor updates to browser.css, bookmarkProperties.css and help.css
<b>2006-03-17 QuBranch v1.0.20060316:</b> - Updated places.css to new one
<b>2006-03-15 QuBranch v1.0.20060314:</b> - Incorporated changes from 2006-03-14
<b>2006-03-08 QuBranch v1.0.20060308:</b> - Imported some more Places code. No Qute Places icons as of yet.
<b>2006-03-06 QuBranch v1.0.20060303:</b> - New Tabbrowser Graphic/code (greyed out close button)
<b>2006-02-24 QuBranch v1.0.20060224:</b> - Minor changes
<b>2006-02-13 QuBranch v1.0.20060206:</b> - First release of QuBranch. The mail icons were removed since that feature was removed from the 2.0 branch builds as well. The RSS feed icon will now only be the standardized feed icon.
Please be aware that all the graphics in this theme are made by <a href="http://www.quadrone.org/">Arvid Axelsson</a>. All praise should go to him for this wonderful theme!
Last edited by Schrade on December 4th, 2006, 3:35 am, edited 45 times in total.
Thanks Schrade for your hard work. I have been using your version since your first conversion...
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Thanks for posting that over at DSLR.
Very nice looking theme.
Any chance of one for Thunderbird?
"There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact". - Sherlock Holmes
Not really but your version looks cleaner and has slightly smaller buttons IMO.
"There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact". - Sherlock Holmes
i would post a message on the old qute thread about this new one, for those of us who are "watching" (via email) that thread. i just happened upon this one. love your theme. although i will be manually substituting the winstripe feed icon.
ColdFusion650: Perhaps you misread what I said? The Winstripe feed icon is the STANDARD feed icon now for all browsers. That's what I was referring to. It's the standard that Mozilla and Microsoft (and other browsers) have agreed to.
Nice! No more nagging about an available update in the theme manager.
You may want to update the link in your sig to point to this thread BTW.
"It burns like hygiene!"
oh sorry. i thought u meant the standard qute icon (ie satellite).
So, like.. I'm trying to get the update to work via the Theme Manager but it's not working. Can someone help me out and check out my RDF code?
I can't figure out why my latest Firefox 2.0 Branch build isn't detecting an update :-/
I downloaded your latest update and manually installed it and I checked the install.rdf and it still shows the old date - em:version>1.0.20060206</em:version> So I believe I updated but it still shows the same date.
Well I will uninstall the current version, install an older version and try again.
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