a skin is the cover of the program and it lets you use the program, it also is called GUI which is short for graphical user interface.
which should indicate to you that the skins are only images,
but some functions can be controlled by the skin creator.
with the addition of an ini file the program can read.
so in knowing that then the errors that show up in a program are mostly the programs fault, if the error shows up with only one skin.
then it has a 50% chance of it being the skin's ini coding that is at fault.
and a 25% chance of the coding that controls the skins image layout being the cause of it.
and a 12.5% chance of the skin's images that cause it.
the last part is 12.5% chance the program caused it but made it look like a skin error.
those are just some %'s that are for a form of reference mark no study was done to find them.
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- Skin (computing)
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
IN computing, skins may be associated with themes as custom graphical appearances (GUIs) that can be applied to certain software and websites in order to suit the different tastes of different users. However, a "skin" is also used as slang for a texture applied on a player character of a video game.
Software which is capable of having a skin applied is referred to as being skinnable, and the process of writing or applying such a skin is known as skinning. Applying a skin changes a piece of software's look and feel — some skins merely make the program more aesthetically pleasing, but others can rearrange elements of the interface, potentially making the program easier to use. Although often used simply as a synonym for skin, the term theme normally refers to less-complex customisations, such as a set of icons and matching colour scheme for an operating system — notably, this is how the term was used in association with Windows 95 and Microsoft Plus! for Windows 95.
Of course, it is also possible to change the standard interface. Some platforms have inbuilt support for this, including most using the X Window System. For those that do not, there are usually programs that can add this functionality, like WindowBlinds for Microsoft Windows and ShapeShifter for Mac OS X.
Many websites are also skinnable, particularly those which provide some interactive capabilities. Again, some sites offer skins that make primarily cosmetic changes, while some — such as H2G2 — allow major changes to the layout of pages. As with standalone software interfaces, this is facilitated by the underlying technology of the website — the use of XML and XSLT, for instance, facilitates major changes of layout, while CSS can be used to easily produce different visual styles.
The benefit of skinning in user interfaces is disputed. While some find it useful or pleasant to be able to change the appearance of software they use, a changed appearance can complicate technical support and training. A user interface that has been extensively customized by one person may appear totally unfamiliar to another person who knows the same software under a different appearance.
here is a link to the wikipedia site to learn more about the computer skins. USE A POP UP WINDOW KILLER THIS SITE PAGE ADDS A BAD POPUP.