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this is causing a black shadow on appstore icons for my theme. the only way of getting rid of it is deleting it but i want to find a better
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    Default appiconmask
    this is causing a black shadow on appstore icons for my theme. the only way of getting rid of it is deleting it but i want to find a better way for the next updated version of my theme!
    and since all my icons are different shapes making a fixed appiconmask is not going to work.
    also i tried making it transparent, that made the icons transparent.
    tried making a white square, that just made the shadow a black square. any help?



    EDIT:
    figured it out in your theme create a Icons folder
    in that folder place 2 copies of the icon, one named Facebook.png and [email protected]
    repeat for all appstore icons and delete the bundle folders for these.
    no black shadow! summerboard mode must be on.
    Last edited by thunderwolf333; 02-02-2011 at 01:58 PM.

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    I spent ages looking for this, thanks!

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    when you use the method described in this thread the icons in the icons folder are at a lower resoultion. on the iphone this is probably less noticble but on the new ipad this was a problem. here's another solution in order to have the proper resolution of icons that i used on my ipad 3.

    Issue : Black background behind png modified icons on third party apps (pics)

    be aware though this method will create square 3rd party icons unless you theme them all.

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    The shadow is actually an image that is located in System/Library/CoreServices/SpringBoard.app

    WallpaperIconShadow@2x~iphone.png

    Rename it or delete it or replace it with a transparent image and you will have no black shadow behind icons.

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