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[Request] Black task bar!

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By psufan5, Senior Member on 28th February 2011, 12:16 AM
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Already tired of the big white bar at the top. Anyone working on a nice black one?
 
 
28th February 2011, 12:48 AM |#2  
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i hope so too, love the gingerbread look from my nexus.
28th February 2011, 01:02 AM |#3  
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I worked on one all of yesterday evening/night (broke my ankle), and eventually got it to push without issue. After work this evening I'll be uploading it for Dev's or very knowledgeable users who know how to backup and adb recover to use.
Edit: The bar is a black/ grey gradient to still see the text. I haven't yet messed with xml's to try and change the text colors.
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28th February 2011, 07:05 AM |#4  
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Here's Revision 1...AKA Tacky Edition
Please see this thread for my Gingerbread theme: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=974112
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28th February 2011, 07:43 AM |#5  
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thanks, can you post a screenshot of how it looks with the black/grey bar with the current icons?

since this is pretty much first steps of theming, maybe we can pull the icons off of gingerbread framework, those are all "optimized" for black status bar hehe.
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Current screenshot is attached.
I will say that I've yet to push the new notification text colors (new services.jar), but will be testing that shortly with gingerbread icons.


I just got my hands on hdpi gingerbread icons, so I'll be testing during the day, and I'll upload it tonight (PST).
I'm planning on making a new topic and a shell script to run on the phone (or .bat on a pc) to make installation easier, and I've been messing with transparencies a bit as well, so expect a few different uploads.

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@synergye

How different would it be to push the file to the phone SDcard using USB mass storage and then use root explorer from the phone to move the file to the framework folder?
I tried this way and soft bricked! Don't know what I did wrong!

Any insight?
28th February 2011, 06:50 PM |#8  
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Are you deodexed? Something I forgot to put in the post above, which I believe is needed to push my deodexed framework file.
I recommend waiting until this evening(maybe sooner for my gingerbread notification bar and services.jar. Im also going to fix my instructions above to say deodexing required.

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Nice! Once this has the white text im copying this over
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The new theme now has a white clock, and some gingerbread thrown in: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=974112
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