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g00r00 [Themes Overview]
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g00r00 [Theme Structure]
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 The nature of a theme allows each one to look and behave vastly different from another theme as they allow customization of both visual and functional elements of the BBS interface. ​ In fact, a theme could be used to create different language UI, visual styles, themes specific to different user terminal sizes or terminal emulations (like RIPscript), or even themes that are more friendly to the visually impaired. The nature of a theme allows each one to look and behave vastly different from another theme as they allow customization of both visual and functional elements of the BBS interface. ​ In fact, a theme could be used to create different language UI, visual styles, themes specific to different user terminal sizes or terminal emulations (like RIPscript), or even themes that are more friendly to the visually impaired.
  
-Themes can be created and edited entirely by using the Themes editor within Mystic BBS, or by directly working within the theme directory system using a text and ANSI editor. ​ The only part of a theme somewhat difficult to edit without using a Mystic editor are the menus. ​ While all of a Mystic ​theme is stored as text files the menus in particular are complex to edit directly with a text editor ​and it is highly recommended that they are only edited using the Mystic menu editor.+Themes can be created and edited entirely by using the Themes editor within Mystic BBS, or by directly working within the theme directory system using a text and ANSI editor. ​ The only part of a theme somewhat difficult to edit without using a Mystic editor are the menus. ​ While all parts of a theme are stored as text filesthe menus in particular are complex to edit directly with a text editor.  It is highly recommended that menus are only edited using the Mystic ​BBS menu editor.
  
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         * **scripts** (scripts sub-directory where MPL and Python scripts are stored)         * **scripts** (scripts sub-directory where MPL and Python scripts are stored)
  
-Installing a new theme is as simple as dropping ​in a root theme directory ​in your "​\mystic\themes\"​ directory, and Mystic automatically ​does the rest.  Likewise, if you wish to share one of your themes, just ZIP up the theme directory and give it to other SysOps to drop into their theme directory!+Installing a new theme is as simple as dropping ​the theme directory ​into your "​\mystic\themes\"​ directory, and Mystic ​will automatically ​do the rest.  Likewise, if you wish to share one of your themes, just ZIP up the theme directory and give it to other SysOps to drop into their own theme directory!
  
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themes.txt ยท Last modified: 2019/03/24 22:13 by g00r00