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05-28-2010, 10:12 AM #1autocreate?
keep seeing the term auto create thrown around on the theme release boards
is this simply a photo action that will turn a standard icon into the theme style icon?
Last edited by silent1643; 05-28-2010 at 10:24 AM.
05-28-2010, 12:01 PM #2
No it's done within the them if I remember correctly. In your theme you need folder called UIImages and inside that you need AppIconMask.png AppIconOverlay.png AppIconShadow.png the mask is background the overlay is the icon itself.
05-28-2010, 02:32 PM #3
here is a question about autocreate.
i made AppIconMask.png, AppIconOverlay.png and AppIconShadow.png for a theme so it can "create" icons.
but that work only for some icons. so, can some one tell me why is that and how can i change it to work for all appstore icons.
here is sa ss, notice the border on LiveScore and Game Time, but there isnt one on Digg and Eurosport
05-28-2010, 03:04 PM #4
Won't work with stock apps or cydia apps I believe.
05-28-2010, 03:51 PM #5
05-31-2010, 02:55 AM #6
I had this problem a while ago.
Some developers pre-make their icons so they don't have to use the overlay; Thus causing a problem for us, because auto create icons won't work with those apps, unless you edit each app's .plist file and take away the pre-rendered icon tag.
I'm just making all of mine individually, lots of work, but less of a headache.
05-31-2010, 03:19 AM #7
06-01-2010, 09:26 AM #8
ok, i managed to make autocreate border, but when i want to make something over the actual icon, like some gloss efect or color, it wont work for some icons as u see in ss.
i guess Bradszy is talking about that, but i cant figure what exactly do i need to "take away"
and yea, i know about cache and im using iwipe cache
(this icons are just for testing :-P)
08-07-2010, 11:45 AM #9
How did you do this actually make the auto create. i have a theme and an uiimage folder which contains the 3 png files but none of my icons change to have my custom over. i used iwipe too but still have nothing??
Please some one help me i have been search these threads but everyone says it only works on some icons. I cant get it to work on any so i must be doing something wrong