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Cool [THEME] TLCARS 1.0 for Throttle Launcher (q)vga and w(q)vga versions

I have spent a long time over on the throttle launcher forums learning how to code themes and am now ready to release my first full theme TLCARS.

For those that don't know it is based on the LCARS computer system from the Star Trek Universe.

Screenshots of both versions are available here.

[B]Dowloads are available from the throttle launcher site theme section

(Q)VGA http://www.throttlelauncher.com/port...,sobi2Details/
W(Q)VGA http://www.throttlelauncher.com/port...,sobi2Details/

Full details of theme functions are below

01 homescreen

+ clicking on the time will open the clock settings page
+ clicking on the seconds will open the task manager specified in the task manager action under subsystems / tlcars settings / footer
+ clicking on the stardate will open the widget manager page to add additional widget pages to the homescreen.
+ there are 5 additional blank buttons in the current version which can be used to add additional pages to the theme
* it is my intention to offer to recode any existing widget as a page for a small donation via paypal - please PM me requests

02 functions

+ this displays a list of installed programs
+ favourites can be added to the top section and removed using the + and - buttons

03 subsystems

+ access to all major control panel settings including the tlcars settings page for configuring the theme and hailing frequencies for controlling the various radios

04 away missions

+ use left right up and down swipes to change month and year and click to open your calendar application
* widescreen version only has additional next appointment information below the calendar

05 holo suite

+ access to the audio library and image library

06 climate

+ shows a three day text only forcast for the city specified under subsystems / tlcars settings / weather

07 contacts

+ lists contacts in favourites first followed by a third page will all contacts
+ swipe right to move through favourites
+ press add or remove to manage favourites
+ swipe right again to reach all contacts and then up or down to scroll
+ swipe left to return to favourites

08 call / sms / emails

+ shows the number of missed calls, unread sms and emails on the right hand side
+ pressing will open the default winmo application for each

09 dialer

+ opens the default dialer specified under subsystems / tlcars settings / footer

10 audio library

+ click on the right hand disc image to open the library and start your default player specified under subsystems / tlcars settings / music
+ use the buttons on left hand side to play / pause / skip tracks forward and back / increase and decrease volume

11 image library

+ displays images from a single specified location set in subsystems / tlcars settings / images

INSTALL NOTES

+ inside the setup folder for the theme there is a lcars.ttf file - in order to get the theme to display correctly copy this to your \windows\fonts folder
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Will this theme work with the newest 1.19 version of TL?
(HTC Elfin) sold it
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LG P970 (OB) sold it
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i'm running it on 1.1.10
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i'm running it on 1.1.10
Ok i will try it with 1.1.19 and report if it works.
(HTC Elfin) sold it
(Samsung Omnia i900L) sold it
SGS I9000T stolen
SGY S5360L sold it
LG P970 (OB) sold it
LG L9 P768g, TELCEL, Stock ROM 4.1.2 V20a (still looking to unlock bootloader without success)
EPad Flytouch 5, The Blazing Dragon by Gaboros ROM
 
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Ok, first report:

The taskbar looks not very good, see screen shot of the home page.

The programs page is very hard to scroll, it overshoots always and one has to scroll up and down to get to the program. One can only scroll over the program tabs and also to stop scrolling, so it is very often the case that a program is unwanted launched. It would be better if there was the possibility to scroll on the side of the program tabs.

On the other pages the regular windows taskbar is shown.

That is all for the moment... i am still playing with it. I love the look of this theme, really. Thanks for this.
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LG P970 (OB) sold it
LG L9 P768g, TELCEL, Stock ROM 4.1.2 V20a (still looking to unlock bootloader without success)
EPad Flytouch 5, The Blazing Dragon by Gaboros ROM
 
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thanks for the fb - the artifacts could be a result of the rom you are using. i have had that appear once or twice since upgrading to 6.5 but it does tend to disappear?
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thanks for the fb - the artifacts could be a result of the rom you are using. i have had that appear once or twice since upgrading to 6.5 but it does tend to disappear?
Yes you were right, it has disappeared now.
I sense a bigger battery drain, but i am not sure if it is due to TL itself.
Also i think the sliding from one page to the next or the opening of a page through the buttons could be a bit faster.
Otherwise this theme just rocks.
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EPad Flytouch 5, The Blazing Dragon by Gaboros ROM
 
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Are you DaceC?

This theme is amazing and your best work, I tested on my Imagio and it works very good.

I always recommend to use Standalone mode with TL instead of plugin today, it works better.

congratulations!!
-take a look at my Windows Phone 7 theme.

-If you like my work please buy me a beer.
 
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Yes I am DaveC ironically I hadn't intended to get so involved with TL when I registered so decided to use mix up my name. Now im stuck with two names.

I have never actually tried standalone mode - will have to give it a go.
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