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BBGregPearl 01-30-2008 04:39 PM

How to
 
How to change an icon to whatever it has to be for em to use it in Theme Builder?

Thanks in advance.

thaKing 01-30-2008 06:46 PM

use .png files....if you have photoshop or something similar, just save the file as a portable network graphics file...

BBGregPearl 01-30-2008 08:17 PM

Thanks a bunch!

thaKing 01-30-2008 08:39 PM

no problem! good luck....

BBGregPearl 01-30-2008 11:07 PM

Yeah I'm currently working on a HONDA theme for my phone. Found som good pictures on the net but I haven't found any good icons yet!

thaKing 01-31-2008 08:16 PM

i personally don't use custom icons on my themes...just because when i add an app, it has it's own icon and won't match...just my $0.02...

BBGregPearl 02-01-2008 02:20 PM

True. I pretty much have most of the original icons hidden anyways so they're not really on the screen anyways

thaKing 02-01-2008 06:09 PM

over at themes4bb.com they have free icons that i've used in my themes...they are not custom icons, per se, but a nice replacement for the stock icons...take a look at their forum and you can find some free things that are nice...

chubby_nubby 02-02-2008 10:25 AM

what program can I use to resize some icon? I have numerous png icons which are 128x128, when I use M/S Office Picture Manager to resize the icons the resolution looks terrible, and sometimes the icons are too big for the themes I am trying to create. Just looking for any advice to resize these icons, and what size do they need to be? Thanks for any help!


... Chubbs

thaKing 02-02-2008 12:40 PM

see my first post above...any graphic software will work...if you don't wanna pay money, try Gimp, it's free...

chubby_nubby 02-05-2008 07:55 AM

Thanks for the info, I dl'd gimp, just a quick question I have some icons which are 128x128 when I attempt to resize them to 48x36 it will not let me, it will either be 48x48 or 36x36, is there a way to customize the size of the icon using gimp, thanks for any help and advice.


.... Chubbs

srl7741 02-05-2008 10:16 AM

Take a default icon 48x36 and remove the image. Save the new blank icon with a new name like icon_blank. Open that icon up and drag your new icon image into that place holder. Save the new icon with a new name (to keep your original blank).

It's a little more work but that is one way of doing it.


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