Amiga Theme Experience

( Non vorrai mica la "Luna" per una bella GUI? :P )


Preview of the IntuitionNG Classic theme Preview of the Main menu Preview of the RequestTheme

by Davide 'Turrican' Michelini

For Italian translation click here


ENGLISH:

PREMISE BEFORE READING

THIS IS VERSION v0.1 BETA OF "AMIGA THEME EXPERIENCE" SHOWED THE FIRST TIME AT ITALIAN AMIGA SHOW "PIANETA AMIGA 2004".
MY INTENTION WAS TO UPDATE IT AFTERWARDS THE SHOW, BUT I DID NOT ENOUGH TIME TO WORKING ON IT.
FINALLY I HAVE NOW SOME TIME TO UPDATE THIS PROJECT, IN THE MEANTIME I HAVE MADE SOME QUICK ADJUSTMENT ON "AMIGA THEME EXPERIENCE" TO ISSUE A PRE-RELEASE.
I'M SORRY FOR THIS DELAY

INTRODUCTION:

Do you ever dream to change AmigaOS GUI with a simple mouse click?
No?!
Close this document, you waste your time =)
Yes!
In this document you will find the guidelines to make it

WHAT IS IT?:

Amiga Theme Experience is a pack that include mainly two components:

Themes are archives that include all data and essential setup at Operative System and some tools to change their GUI, such as the windows, the pointer, the background, and more.

THEMES:

In this version included themes are:

NOTES1: The OS4 GUI is under copyright of Hyperion Entertainment VOF and Amiga, Inc.
NOTES2: Intuition45-Classic must not be to delete because it will be essential as temporary theme for updates

REQUIREMENT:

Essential requirement (without these Amiga Theme Experience don't work :)

Not Essential requirement (Amiga Theme Experience will work likewise)

INSTALLATION:

For now, installation must be made by hand via simple steps, but before to proceed with installation is necessary some enquiry:

Run >NIL: C:Birdie ? <ENV:Birdie.prefs

ok, if these patchs are installed we can proceed to real installation:

NOTES: Startup-Sequence should be so:

[...]

Assign THEMES: SYS:Prefs/Presets/Themes
Run > NIL: C:VisualPrefs
C:IPrefs
C:FPPrefs
Run >NIL: C:Birdie ? <ENV:Birdie.prefs
C:ConClip

[...]

now, launch Theme from SYS:Prefs, make a backup of your settings by pressing "Backup" and Reboot

USE:

You can use Theme script (Sys:Prefs/Theme) to select the theme to apply

TO DO:

HISTORY:

0.1 (pubblic beta) - 21/07/2005
- I found the time to comeback to work on it =)
- No updates, only some quick adjustaments to release a pubblic beta

0.1 (beta) - 11/12/2004
- First version showed the first time at italian Amiga show "Pianeta Amiga 2004".

0.1 (alpha) - 21/11/2004
- First internal version

DOWNLOAD:

Amiga Theme Experience 0.1beta

FullPalette (40.22)
VisualPrefs (1.5k)
Birdie2000

AUTHOR:

Davide "Turrican" Michelini

WWW: davidemi.interfree.it
EMAIL: davidemiDONOTSPAM@interfree.it (remove DONOTSPAM)
CHAT: You can find me with the nick Turrican^ on the IRC Channel #amigaita server irc.freenode.net
ICQ: 119337737

(Anyday, from among mailing list, news, spam, friends, i receive many email, therefore please when you send me an email use subjet "AmigaThemeExperience" to avoid i delete it as spam)

We'll see in the future! =)

English translation by
Cristiano "Seiya" Cherchi

WWW: http://www.amigademo.tk
EMAIL: seiyasDONOTSPAM@infinito.it (remove DONOTSPAM)
CHAT: you can find me with the nick Seyia on the IRC Channel #Amigaita Server IRCNET (irc.tin.it, irc.flashnet.it, irc.libero.it ecc) porta 6667

GREETINGS:

LEGAL NOTES:

This software is provided "AS IS". You are using it at your own risk. If it destroys your software or hardware (or anything else), I am not responsible. Actually, I am not responsible for anything this software may cause. If you don't like this, don't use this software.

Amiga, Workbench and the Amiga Logo are trademarks of Amiga, Inc.
AmigaOS4 and AmigaOS4GUI are copyright Hyperion Entertainment VOF and Amiga, Inc.

GlowIcons and WCP are copyright Matt Chaput.
Amithlon and AmigaOSXL are copyright Bernd Meyer & Harald Frank (VMC).

OFour is copyright 2004 Oliver Hummel

All other brand-names are copyright by their respective authors!

AmigaThemeExperience (C)opyright 2004-2005 Davide "Turrican" Michelini.

This material is destributed under the following terms:

1. It is freely usable for personal porpouse.
2. It can be destributed in Open Source and Freeware applications.
3. It can't be destributed in Shareware and Commercial applications without my prior consent.
4. For any other case not cover by the previous points write to me.


ITALIANO:

PRIMA DI INIZIARE:

PRIMA DI INIZIARE LA LETTURA VORREI FARE UNA PICCOLA PREMESSA: QUESTA E' LA VERSIONE 0.1beta DI "AMIGA THEME EXPERIENCE" MOSTRATA PER LA PRIMA VOLTA ALLA FIERA ITALIANA "PIANETA AMIGA 2004".
AVEVO INTENZIONE DI AGGIORNARLA IN SEGUITO, MA A CAUSA DI MANCAZA DI TEMPO NON HO POTUTO LAVORARCI ANCORA. ORA, DOPO 7 MESI, SONO RIUSCITO A LIBERARE UN PO DI TEMPO E CERCHERO' DI AGGIORNARE QUESTO LAVORO, NEL FRATTEMPO HO DECISO DI FARE QUALCHE VELOCE RITOCCATA PER RILASCIARE ALMENO UNA VERSIONE PRELIMINARE.
MI SCUSO PER IL RITARDO.

INTRODUZIONE:

Hai ma sognato di poter cambiare l'interfaccia grafica di AmigaOS con un semplice click?
No?!
Allora esci da questo documento, stai perdendo tempo =)
Si?!
Allora qui c' quello che fa per te =)<

COS'E':

AmigaThemeExperience un pacchetto che composto principalmente da due componenti:

I Temi sono degli archivi che comprendono tutti i dati e impostazioni necessarie al sistema operativo e a certi programmi per mutare la loro interfaccia grafica, come ad esempio le finestre, il puntatore, lo sfondo, ed altro.

TEMI:

In questa versione i Temi inclusi sono:

NB1: La GUI di OS4 copyright of Hyperion Entertainment VOF and Amiga, Inc.
NB2: il tema Intuition45-Classic non deve essere cancellato perch sar necessario come tema temporaneo in caso di aggiornamenti.

RICHIESTE:

Necessarie: (per cui tutto questo avrebbe un senso)

Facoltative: (di cui l'utente non ha strettamente bisogno)

INSTALLAZIONE:

Attualmente, l'installazione deve essere eseguita manualmente attraverso semplici passaggi, ma prima di procedere necessaria qualche richiesta:

Bene, una volta che ci siamo assicurati questi punti possiamo procedere con l'installazione effettiva:

NB: La Startup-Sequence dovrebbe avere circa questo aspetto:

[...]

Assign THEMES: SYS:Prefs/Presets/Themes
Run > NIL: C:VisualPrefs
C:IPrefs
C:FPPrefs
Run >NIL: C:Birdie ? <ENV:Birdie.prefs
C:ConClip

[...]

Adesso apri Theme da SYS:Prefs, seleziona Backup per fare una copia di sicurezza delle tue impostazioni attuali, e riavvia.

USO:

Utilizzare lo script Theme (SYS:Prefs/Theme) per selezionare il Tema da applicare.

DA FARE:

CRONOLOGIA:

0.1 (beta pubblica) - 21/07/2005
- Finalmente ho trovato il tempo di rimettermi a lavoro
- Nessun aggiornamento, solo una ordinazione per rilasciare una versione pubblica

0.1 (beta) - 11/12/2004
- Prima versione beta mostrata alla fiera italiana "Pianeta Amiga 2004"

0.1 (alpha) - 21/11/2004
- Prima versione interna,

DOWNLOAD:

Amiga Theme Experience 0.1beta

FullPalette (40.22)
VisualPrefs (1.5k)
Birdie2000

AUTORE:

Davide "Turrican" Michelini

WWW: davidemi.interfree.it - http://www.amigathemeexperience.tk/
EMAIL: davidemiDONOTSPAM@interfree.it (remove DONOTSPAM)
CHAT: Potete trovarmi con il nick Turrican^ sul canale
#amigaita del server irc.freenode.net
ICQ: 119337737

(ogni giorno, tra mail-list, news, spam, amici, mi arrivano un sacco di email, quindi perfavore scrivi un "[AmigaThemeExperience]" all'inizio dell'oggetto dell'email per evitare che io la cancelli involontariamente)
Ci vediamo nel futuro! =)

RINGRAZIAMENTI:

LEGAL NOTES:

This software is provided "AS IS". You are using it at your own risk. If it destroys your software or hardware (or anything else), I am not responsible. Actually, I am not responsible for anything this software may cause. If you don't like this, don't use this software.

Amiga, Workbench and the Amiga Logo are trademarks of Amiga, Inc.
AmigaOS4 and AmigaOS4GUI are copyright Hyperion Entertainment VOF and Amiga, Inc.

GlowIcons and WCP are copyright Matt Chaput.
Amithlon and AmigaOSXL are copyright Bernd Meyer & Harald Frank (VMC).

OFour is copyright 2004 Oliver Hummel

All other brand-names are copyright by their respective authors!

AmigaThemeExperience (C)opyright 2004-2005 Davide "Turrican" Michelini.

This material is destributed under the following terms:

1. It is freely usable for personal porpouse.
2. It can be destributed in Open Source and Freeware applications.
3. It can't be destributed in Shareware and Commercial applications without my prior consent.
4. For any other case not cover by the previous points write to me.