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I have rooted my phone and installed cwm recovery with the loki images built in. I am trying to modify my build.prop file so I can hide my soft keys manually and use lmt pie, but when I'm using Root Explorer (after I've mounted it as r/w) and when I open it with a text editor from RE it says "This file is too I large..." and displays a truncate version. It also won't let me save any edits. What am I doing wrong?
 
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I have rooted my phone and installed cwm recovery with the loki images built in. I am trying to modify my build.prop file so I can hide my soft keys manually and use lmt pie, but when I'm using Root Explorer (after I've mounted it as r/w) and when I open it with a text editor from RE it says "This file is too I large..." and displays a truncate version. It also won't let me save any edits. What am I doing wrong?
I can do that above with RE, very strange problem you have.

Try a build.prop editor, i used this in the link. It sets correct permissions after editing and so on. Use the pencil icon in the bottom right to edit.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...ld.prop.editor
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Hi,

Same thing for me with Root Explorer, instead I use build.prop Editor



EDIT: not fast enough
 
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I can do that above with RE, very strange problem you have.

Try a build.prop editor, i used this in the link. It sets correct permissions after editing and so on. Use the pencil icon in the bottom right to edit.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...ld.prop.editor
I got it and tried exactly like you said, and while it does pull it up and my keyboard pulls up and I can feel the haptic feedback, no letters will be inserted in deleted...? Really weird.
 
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Maybe it's related to my root access? TB is showing I'm rooted, but check out my superuser app when I try to update an install new binaries...
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Get rid of Superuser and try SuperSu instead. Sometimes the old Superuser has issues on ROMs since ICS.
 
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Get rid of Superuser and try SuperSu instead. Sometimes the old Superuser has issues on ROMs since ICS.
Downloaded and installed... Removed the old one. Still not letting me edit... Looks an feels like it is but won't enter any characters. At least RE isn't giving me the "too large" error anymore
 
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I got it and tried exactly like you said, and while it does pull it up and my keyboard pulls up and I can feel the haptic feedback, no letters will be inserted in deleted...? Really weird.
i had the same issue, couldn't figure out why. try replacing a commented line with the code to disable the nav bar
 
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How do I know if it's just a commented line and not necessary to the program?
 
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I have rooted my phone and installed cwm recovery with the loki images built in. I am trying to modify my build.prop file so I can hide my soft keys manually and use lmt pie, but when I'm using Root Explorer (after I've mounted it as r/w) and when I open it with a text editor from RE it says "This file is too I large..." and displays a truncate version. It also won't let me save any edits. What am I doing wrong?
i had the same issue any help?
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