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Hello, I saw this Photoshop skin in purple on Youtube.

How can I set my Photoshop to purple.

Do I have to edit a skin file for this ?
Unfortunately I have not found anything on the internet.

I would be very grateful for help.

 

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Hello, I saw this Photoshop skin in purple on Youtube.

How can I set my Photoshop to purple.

Do I have to edit a skin file for this ?
Unfortunately I have not found anything on the internet.

I would be very grateful for help.

 

Photoshop Purple.jpg

 

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The whole point of the Photoshop interface is that it should not interfere with the image, and it should not disturb your color perception. No doubt such modifications exist out there, but nothing like this is possible natively in Photoshop, and this is probably the wrong place to ask.

 

 

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EDIT 4:

- added macOS support (tnx to c.pfaffenbichler)
- added automatic creation of a backup of the original UIColors.txt

2020-10-14_12-33-30.png

 

#target photoshop

f = $.os.indexOf('Windows') != -1 ? new File(app.path + '/Required/UIColors.txt') : new File(app.path.getFiles('*.app')[0] + '/Contents/Required/UIColors.txt')
if (!f.exists) f = File.openDialog('Select your UIColors.txt', '*.txt,*.cel', false)
if (f) {
  var s = '('
  f.open('r')
  while (!f.eof) { s += f.readln() }
  f.close()
  s = s.replace(/00\./g, '0.') + ')'
  var isHex = s.indexOf('0x') != -1 ? true : false
  try { var obj = eval(s) } catch (e) { alert(e, decodeURI(f.name), true) }

  if (obj) {
    if (isHex) HexColor(obj)

    var w = new Window('dialog', 'UIColors'),
      gt = w.add('group {alignment : ["fill", "center"], alignChildren : ["left", "fill"]}'),
      st = gt.add('statictext {text : "filter:"}'),
      e = gt.add('edittext {preferredSize: [310,-1]}'),
      gc = w.add('group'),
      p = gc.add('panel {maximumSize: [355, 400], minimumSize: [355, 400]}'),
      s = gc.add('scrollbar {stepdelta: 100}', [0, 0, 20, 400]),
      g = p.add('group{orientation : "column"}'),
      b = w.add('button', undefined, 'Save UIColors.txt', { name: 'ok' });

    loadLabels()

    s.onChanging = function () { g.location.y = -100 * this.value }

    b.onClick = function () {
      var ext = isHex ? 'cel' : 'txt',
        n = f.saveDlg('Save file', '*.' + ext);
      if (n) {
        if (n.exists) {
          var b = new File(n.path + '/UIColors.bak')
          if (!b.exists) n.copy(b)
        }
        if (n.open('w')) {
          w.close()
          if (isHex) HexColor(obj, true)
          var s = obj.toSource()
          n.write(s.substr(1, s.length - 2))
          n.close()
        } else { alert(decodeURI(n) + '\nFile access error\nMake sure you have the required access rights') }
      }
    }

    e.onChanging = function () {
      var len = g.children.length - 1
      for (var i = len; i >= 0; i--) { g.remove(g.children[0]) }
      loadLabels(e.text)
      w.layout.layout(true)
      s.value = s.minvalue = 0
      s.maxvalue = (g.size.height - p.size.height + 15) / 100
    }

    w.onShow = function () {
      s.value = s.minvalue = 0
      s.maxvalue = (g.size.height - p.size.height + 15) / 100
    }

    w.show()

    function loadLabels(filter) {
      filter = filter ? filter.toUpperCase() : null
      for (a in obj.Colors) {
        if (a.toUpperCase().indexOf(filter) != -1 || !filter) {
          colorGroup(g, a, [obj.Colors[a][0], obj.Colors[a][1], obj.Colors[a][2], obj.Colors[a][3]])
        }
      }
    }

    function colorGroup(parent, cpt, col) {
      var g = parent.add('group{orientation : "row", alignChildren : ["left", "center"]}'),
        s = g.add('statictext', undefined, cpt);
      s.preferredSize.width = 200

      for (var i = 0; i < 4; i++) {
        addColor(g, col[i], cpt, i)
      }

      function addColor(parent, col, cpt, idx) {
        var img = parent.add('image {preferredSize : [20,20]}')

        img.onDraw = function () {
          var g = this.graphics
          g.ellipsePath(2, 2, 15, 15)
          g.fillPath(g.newBrush(g.BrushType.SOLID_COLOR, [col[0] / 255, col[1] / 255, col[2] / 255, col[3]]))
          g.strokePath(g.newPen(g.PenType.SOLID_COLOR, [0, 0, 0], 2))
        }

        img.onClick = function () {
          var a = new SolidColor
          a.rgb.red = col[0]
          a.rgb.green = col[1]
          a.rgb.blue = col[2]
          app.foregroundColor = a
          if (app.showColorPicker()) {
            var a = app.foregroundColor;
            obj.Colors[cpt][idx][0] = col[0] = a.rgb.red
            obj.Colors[cpt][idx][1] = col[1] = a.rgb.green
            obj.Colors[cpt][idx][2] = col[2] = a.rgb.blue
            parent.visible = false
            parent.visible = true
          }
        }
      }
    }

    function HexColor(obj, backwardMode) {
      for (a in obj.Colors) {
        for (var i = 0; i < 4; i++) {
          for (var x = 0; x < 3; x++) {
            obj.Colors[a][i][x] = backwardMode ? '0x' + ((obj.Colors[a][i][x] / 255 * 65535) + Math.pow(16, 4)).toString(16).substr(-4) : obj.Colors[a][i][x] / 65535 * 255
          }
        }
      }
    }
  }
} else { alert(decodeURI(f.name) + ' format is wrong!') }

 

 

 

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There is no supported way to do that

 

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\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop 2020\Required\UIColors.txt

 

There RGBA matrices for 4 themes (from dark to light)

Have some fun with it. 

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Nice to know … but this color modification itself would seem to be a degredation of Photoshop’s interface that no professional user should consider except for temporary »messing around«. 

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Everyone has their own intentions. Perhaps the author really needs it 🙂

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In that case he probably doesn't need Photoshop. Photoshop is professional software that people use for a living, it's not a toy.

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wow, chill out man. it's both. some people use it professionally and some people use it as a toy. nobody's trying to change YOUR UI... they want to change their own. why should you care?

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If you see someone doing something that might be a huge mistake it does not seem improper to point it out. 

Sure, they may have made a deliberate choice and coconsiderd all the pertinent facts but they might also have overlooked something. 

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it would have been fine to say "i think that's a bad idea". But instead they implied that nobody is allowed to use this software unless they are a "professional" and they leave the UI alone. Then went further to say that photoshop is not a toy, as though it should never be used for fun to create joy and happiness for others.

photoshop can be pretty much whatever we want it to be.. why discourage people who want to use it for fun? 

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I do not know why, but let it be 🙂 Only view values. Maybe someone will come in handy.

2020-10-05_22-53-24.png

#target photoshop

var f = File(app.path + '/Required/UIColors.txt')
if (f.exists) {
  var s = '('
  f.open('r')
  while (!f.eof) { s += f.readln() }
  f.close()
  s += ')'
  s = s.replace(/00\./g, '0.') //some lines contain numbers like 00.90
}

var obj = eval(s)

var w = new Window("dialog"),
  g = w.add("group"),
  s = w.add("scrollbar"),
  c = obj.Colors;

w.text = "UIColors"
w.maximumSize.height = 400
w.orientation = "row"
g.orientation = "column"

for (a in c) {
  colorGroup(g, a, [c[a][0], c[a][1], c[a][2], c[a][3]])
}

s.onChanging = function () { g.location.y = -100 * this.value }

w.onShow = function () {
  s.size.height = w.size.height - 30
  s.size.width = 20
  s.location = [g.size.width + 30, 15]
  s.maxvalue = (g.size.height - w.size.height + 15) / 100
  w.size.width = 280
}

w.show()

function colorGroup(parent, cpt, color) {
  var g = parent.add("group"),
    s = g.add("statictext");
  g.orientation = "row"
  g.alignChildren = ["left", "center"]
  s.preferredSize.width = 100
  s.text = cpt

  for (var i = 0; i < 4; i++) {
    addColor(g, color[i])
  }

  function addColor(parent, c) {
    var img = parent.add("image")
    img.preferredSize.width = img.preferredSize.height = 20

    img.onDraw = function () {
      gfx = this.graphics
      gfx.ellipsePath(2, 2, 15, 15)
      gfx.fillPath(gfx.newBrush(gfx.BrushType.SOLID_COLOR, [c[0] / 255, c[1] / 255, c[2] / 255, c[3]]))
      gfx.strokePath(gfx.newPen(gfx.PenType.SOLID_COLOR, [0, 0, 0], 2))
    }
  }
}

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EDIT 1:

Added the ability to change colors from the interface and save to file. In theory, the colors of the interface can be edited - in practice there are so many of them that it is still inconvenient to do it.
(forgive me)

2020-10-06_00-13-38.png

#target photoshop

var f = File(app.path + '/Required/UIColors.txt')
if (f.exists) {
  var s = '('
  f.open('r')
  while (!f.eof) { s += f.readln() }
  f.close()
  s += ')'
  s = s.replace(/00\./g, '0.') //some lines contain numbers like 00.90

  var obj = eval(s),
    w = new Window("dialog", "UIColors"),
    p = w.add("panel"),
    g = p.add("group"),
    b = w.add("button", undefined, "Save UIColors.txt", { name: "ok" }),
    s = w.add("scrollbar");

  p.maximumSize.height = 400
  g.orientation = "column"

  for (a in obj.Colors) {
    colorGroup(g, a, [obj.Colors[a][0], obj.Colors[a][1], obj.Colors[a][2], obj.Colors[a][3]])
  }

  s.onChanging = function () { g.location.y = -100 * this.value }

  b.onClick = function () {
    var s = obj.toSource()
    s = s.substr(1, s.length - 2)
    f = (new File(app.path + '/Required/UIColors.txt')).saveDlg("Save file", "*.txt");
    f.open('w');
    f.write(s)
    f.close()
    w.close()
  }

  w.onShow = function () {
    s.size.height = p.size.height
    s.size.width = 20
    s.location = [p.size.width + 30, 15]
    s.maxvalue = (g.size.height - p.size.height + 15) / 100
    w.size.width = s.location.x + 40
    w.size.height = b.location.y + 40
  }

  w.show()

  function colorGroup(parent, cpt, col) {
    var g = parent.add("group"),
      s = g.add("statictext", undefined, cpt);
    g.orientation = "row"
    g.alignChildren = ["left", "center"]
    s.preferredSize.width = 200

    for (var i = 0; i < 4; i++) {
      addColor(g, col[i], cpt, i)
    }

    function addColor(parent, col, cpt, idx) {
      var img = parent.add("image")
      img.preferredSize.width = img.preferredSize.height = 20

      img.onDraw = function () {
        var gfx = this.graphics
        gfx.ellipsePath(2, 2, 15, 15)
        gfx.fillPath(gfx.newBrush(gfx.BrushType.SOLID_COLOR, [col[0] / 255, col[1] / 255, col[2] / 255, col[3]]))
        gfx.strokePath(gfx.newPen(gfx.PenType.SOLID_COLOR, [0, 0, 0], 2))
      }

      img.onClick = function () {
        var a = new SolidColor
        a.rgb.red = col[0]
        a.rgb.green = col[1]
        a.rgb.blue = col[2]
        app.foregroundColor = a
        if (app.showColorPicker()) {
          var a = app.foregroundColor;
          obj.Colors[cpt][idx][0] = col[0] = a.rgb.red
          obj.Colors[cpt][idx][1] = col[1] = a.rgb.green
          obj.Colors[cpt][idx][2] = col[2] = a.rgb.blue
          parent.location.y = parent.location.y - 1
          parent.location.y = parent.location.y + 1
        }
      }
    }
  }
}

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This unfinished useless file has existed since CS6, as indicated by the text inside - "Version: 13.0". In CS6 it is called UIColors.cel. The files in the OWL folder are a similar rubbish lingering since then.
 

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True, that version 13 was for me significant, as often I still use Ps CS6 😉

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I found too that 00.90 bug when I wanted to evel json. Then I corrected it and wanted to play more with, but I realised that has no sense, as if I'm right changes to UIColors.txt will be applied with next Ps launch?

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Yes, only after a restart.
Question - I was drawing color circles in the onDraw() element. After adding the colorPicker, I needed to update the color of the element. I was unable to re-call onDraw() or drawing in the body of the function (there was an error when I tried to fill, but it actually ran). To solve this problem, I just moved the element +/- 1 pixel by calling onDraw() indirectly. Is there a more adequate way to redraw the element?

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The same bug is with transformation. When you don't do any change you'll have error. Contrary to Document Object Model in ActionManager to avoid that, it would be enough use all values, even if all were set to zero.

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Hi there, how do I change the colors tho ? where do I edit that code ?

thank you

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If you are using a mac, then (it seems) this file with interface colors settings is not there. In windows, you just run the script, change the colors you want, save the file instead of the old one (don't forget to make a backup)

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I work on Mac and it seems to be in the Packahe Contents: 

Screenshot 2020-10-07 at 09.04.16.png

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Yes, I assumed that it might be inside the package, but I couldn't open it 🙂

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"I saw this Photoshop skin in purple on Youtube."

Ewwww, yuck!

 

Nancy O'Shea, ACP
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