'Clean' Navigation Button Plugin Set for PTP2  

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'Clean' Navigation Button Plugin Set for PTP2

by AlanS » Mon Jan 06, 2014 4:40 pm

I'm really liking PTP2, but found myself missing a nice, simple, clean navigation button set. So, as a holiday project I whipped one up, based loosely on the iControl Bar style. It is easily installed so that it shows as a menu item in the 'Control Bar' sub heading in the 'Styles' tab (and thus can be saved as a preset). It works for my purposes quite well, and I decided that I'd offer it to the wider community. No warranty or anything, so TEST THOROUGHLY to ensure it meets your needs, YMMV. Feel free to use it on personal and professional projects (donations accepted, though, then I might make more sets! :)

The following paragraph was fixed in the next release.
(((Note: It was a chore putting things together and the one mystery I could not figure out was how to get the animated hot spots to show in the 'Point Spot' subheading under 'Spots Style' in 'Style' tab. I assumed that once defined in the XML that it would show up in the Icon pull down in Spots Style, but it does not. May have improperly defined in the XML (or conflicting with existing?), any suggestions on how to implement this would be welcome and I will update the package. Any other suggestions from the Kolor team on what I did/ didn't do right with this, my first plugin, would be appreciated.)))

More info and download the latest version (currently v.91) on my blog here: http://bit.ly/1cGT1yB

Alan
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Re: 'Clean' Navigation Button Plugin Set for PTP2

by bdd » Tue Jan 07, 2014 10:32 am

Alan,

I sent you a private message with some suggestions.

Best regards,
Gérald

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Re: 'Clean' Navigation Button Plugin Set for PTP2

by AlanS » Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:18 pm

bdd wrote:Alan,

I sent you a private message with some suggestions.

Best regards,
Gérald


Thanks to Gérald for some excellent suggestions. I have updated the 'Clean' nav package with the following changes:

◘ Hotspots (both still and animated) now show up in the 'Point' displays.
◘ Change to .tmpl file to remove a conflict when using multiple menus with 'Clean'
◘ Created a short YouTube install and usage tutorial video, available here: http://bit.ly/1gdITla
◘ Updated the blog post with the most recent package, currently v.91. You can get it here: http://bit.ly/1cGT1yB

Alan

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Re: 'Clean' Navigation Button Plugin Set for PTP2

by AlanS » Tue Jan 06, 2015 8:20 pm

For future considerations, any further changes to this button set will be documented on the original blog post which can be seen here:

http://bit.ly/1cGT1yB

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Alan


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