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hey every1 im thinkin about tryin to make a theme.. and i know the sizes and everything are on here somewhere.. but i was wonderin when i make it... am...
11-07-2007, 05:49 AM #1Attempting to make my own..
hey every1 im thinkin about tryin to make a theme.. and i know the sizes and everything are on here somewhere.. but i was wonderin when i make it... am i gonna have to know codes and all that or what?? i want to attemtp this but i dont know much about coding and all that so i was hopin i wouldnt need to konw that..
any help on this?
Last edited by XUSCBallx; 11-07-2007 at 05:49 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
11-07-2007, 12:50 PM #2
Nope, just photoshop and the knowledge of how to package it. Make sure the images are .png. Thats a start.
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11-07-2007, 03:45 PM #3
thx.. im glad some1 finally responded to this.. umm the packaging.. how will i know what to do on this??
11-07-2007, 06:43 PM #4
Ummm depending on what kind of Theme you are making. For instance, a Summerboard theme. It would need to be dropped into Summerboard directory.
File location: var/root/Library/Summerboard/Themes
You name the folder "Theme name" <---The actual name of the theme
Inside that folder you need the "Wallpaper" and "Dock" images. Search for specific sizes, there are limitations by pixels.
And also you will need a subfolder named "Icons". Within this foldet you will have all of your icons. They must be named to match the homescreen labels.