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color scheme: LT DK GR

Customize: Chaos Wallpaper vers. 2.1.003

  • There are many ways to customize Chaos Wallpaper’s CSS for the news display. For example you could change the colors of headlines, news entries, and the backgrounds. You can even place images in the background, say if you wanted a stainless steel look. These are just a couple examples of what’s possible.
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Revive Your Desktop with Chaos Wallpaper vers. 2.1.003
posted on May 02, 2005 11:16:43 am
Chaos Wallpaper is an easy-to-use free RSS reader and wallpaper changer. This free software utility provided by Elgorithms automatically rotates your desktop wallpaper while displaying RSS or Atom Syndicated News on your desktop. It is highly customizable. Version updated to 2.1.002. View the feature list for Chaos Wallpaper. Version 2.1.002 is a maintenance release that addresses stability and memory usage on systems that are not rebooted for very long periods of time. A minor bug fix is included that allows folder paths with ampersands in them to be correctly set in Chaos Wallpaper. Download Chaos Wallpaper, the automatic wallpaper and RSS/Atom shuffler for Windows.
  • This is an example of a way to customize Chaos Wallpaper’s RSS/Atom Display. Below is the code that makes the color change (this is the just the default style sheet with modifications highlighted):
    #rss {
      position: absolute;
      bottom: 0;
      margin: 0;
      width: 100%;
      height: 250px;
      background: #000000;
      overflow: auto;
      letter-spacing: .1pc;
      }
    
    #rss p {
      margin-top: 0;
      padding: 0.5em;
      font-size: 8pt;
      background-color: #131313;
      color: #ffffff;
      font-weight: bold;
      text-align: left;
      }
    
    #rss p a {
      color: #f47a24;
      }
    
    #rss p span {
      font-size: 7pt;
      }
    
    
    #rss a {
      text-decoration: none;
      }
    
    #rss a:hover {
      color: #ffcc00;
      }
    
    #rss ul {
      padding:0.5em;
      margin-left: 0px;
      color: #ffffff;
      }
    
    #rss ul li  {
      font-size: 7pt;
      list-style: none;
      padding-bottom: 1em;
      }
    
    #rss ul li a {
      color: #f47a24;
      font-size: 8pt;
      font-weight: bold;
      }
      
    #rss ul li span {
      font-size: 7pt;
      color: #006d75;
      }