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Thread: How to make Slide to Unlock Completely transparent?

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    Default How to make Slide to Unlock Completely transparent?
    Is there anyway to make the "Slide to Unlock" text, the slider and the frame completely transparent? I have a awesome Joker wallpaper but the "Why so serious?" is hidden by the slider

    This is the pic:

    Last edited by sacred; 08-14-2008 at 10:46 PM.

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    What f/ware?

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    same question...but i have 1.1.3

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    Found this post by Hunter:

    http://www.modmyi.com/forums/1317251-post3.html


    Seems to do everything. However, I cant convert the plist to text format. I get a 0Kb file.

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    If you hide it, do you just slide where it would be to unlock? I know, seems like a dumb question.

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    just make the bottombar file transparent(can be found in a xbox wb theme), a transparent slider and edit the strings for slid to unlock

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    Quote Originally Posted by dillonsmith9147 View Post
    just make the bottombar file transparent(can be found in a xbox wb theme), a transparent slider and edit the strings for slid to unlock
    I cant edit the Springboard.strings. I tried to convert but all i get back is a blank file. Could you be kind enough to upload it for me?

    System/Library/CoreServices/SpringBoard.app/English.lproj/Springboard.strings

    And converted using Convert Apple Property list from binary to text XML

    When I try to convert, it returns a 0kb file

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    Google for Plist Editor Pro (free) instead of doing the terminal thing, much easier.

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    can you put the why so serious part on the slider instead of slide to unlock. I know you can edit strings with customize but dunno how to change the font.

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    Nevermind guys. Found an excellent site to convert plist.

    Binary — XML .plist converter - iAppCat

    Not my bottom of the pic is completely empty. So i got to guess where the slider is lol. It is harder then it sounds. All I have to do now is to remove the date and clock.

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    you just replace the images for the slider with transparent png files...

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    You can edit the strings in cusomize 2.0.

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    Last edited by dontmakemehurtu; 01-26-2010 at 10:25 AM. Reason: deleted post

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    Quote Originally Posted by dontmakemehurtu View Post
    I wanna make this blank without Customize, thank you. I just hope the .strings file is still in the same location in 2.0.1.
    you can do it using winterboard and photoshop.

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    FW 2.0.1: I have made the following files complete transparant:waiting_top.png
    waiting_bottom.png
    topbarbkgnd.png
    bottombarbkgndlock.png
    bottombarbkgnd.png

    And the result: see Attachments
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails -screenshot-2008-08-18-20-08-15-0200-1.png   -screenshot-2008-08-18-20-08-54-0200-1.png  

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    I'm on windows and can't open or convert the .strings file, can anyone help???

    Quote Originally Posted by sacred View Post
    Nevermind guys. Found an excellent site to convert plist.

    Binary — XML .plist converter - iAppCat

    Not my bottom of the pic is completely empty. So i got to guess where the slider is lol. It is harder then it sounds. All I have to do now is to remove the date and clock.
    Could you please enlighten the rest of us on how you did this.... I can finally edit the strings, but I can't reconvert to binary and my strings are REALLY messed up if I leave in a plist format..........

    Thanks........
    Last edited by rsx664; 08-20-2008 at 07:29 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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    I found what u r looking for cuz I was looking for it as well.
    go to Cydia and search for:
    Transparent Pass Lock & Slider

    It does what you love

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    Quote Originally Posted by tasi2006 View Post
    I found what u r looking for cuz I was looking for it as well.
    go to Cydia and search for:
    Transparent Pass Lock & Slider

    It does what you love
    This is perfect! Just what I needed too!

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