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[Update 20-Sep-08 Manila 2D skin Now Available] HTC Diamond Theme for SPB MS2.1

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By greatbal, Senior Member on 21st June 2008, 04:51 PM
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Update 20-Sep-08: for Manila 2D Skin, please see this post:

EDIT: Now with landscape support thanks tomtkates,version 2.1 here...

EDIT: Version 2.0 on post#761-765


Now version 1.2 (Still for QVGA devices only, optimized for Portrait Mode with Lanscape Support)

Version 1.1 here...

What's New:

1) Color Background Compatible - Fixed (Thanks to azzambm for the HTC Diamond Wallpapers)
2) Color Theme Compatible (see post#2) - Added BaseHueExpress.exe application to change color theme (post #2)
3) Improved Weather Icons! - Thanks to azzambm for the png files
4) SPB Phone Suite Compatible (see Note#3) - Thanks to y1mrn
5) Clicking DialTab from TodayScreen brings up Weather Page - Fixed
6) Minor fixes/enhancements - Thanks to y1mrn for the selection fixes.


1) Black and White Digital Clock (For improved White Digital Clock, please see this post...
2) B&W and Colored Main Menu Icons

3) Background Images

EDIT: For more background images, please see this post...

4) Status Icons in different colors. Please see this post:

Different Layouts:

1) Layout A
- Full version, similar to the original version

*****Bonus Layout as requested by lepsyfou.
********Layout A - Carousel: Similar to Layout A but with all pages shifting from left to right via the left and right gestures. No more looping between pages. Please see this post...

2) Layout B
- Similar to Full Version but with single NowScreen (Choose between Analog and Digital under SPB Settings)

*****Bonus Layout as requested by cincy1020.
********Layout B - Carousel: Similar to Layout B but with all pages shifting from left to right via the left and right gestures. No more looping between pages. Please see this post...

3) Layout C
- Single NowScreen (Choose between Analog and Digital under SPB Settings)
- No MRU
- Single Contacts Page
Note: Gesture left and right to change between pages

*****Bonus Layout as requested by dinoalbert.
********Layout C- 3 Contacts Pages: Similar to Layout C but with 3 Contacts Pages (3 Contacts Pages loops). Please see this post...

4) Layout H
- Similar to C, but replaced Calendar tab with MRU. The Calendar can be accessed by clicking on the large Digital or Analog clock on the NowScreen.


1) Download the zip file from the link below. Unzip on your hard drive.

2) Choose a layout and copy the dat files from the appropriate layout folder to your device (\Program Files\SPB Mobile Shell)

2) Copy the dat files from the Optional folder if you would like to use the alternative Icons/Digital Clock/Background images or if you have SPB Phone Suite installed on your device.

3) For SPB Phone Suite users, copy the dat file from the "For SPB Phone Suite Users - Place files in SPB Phone Suite folder" to your SPB Phone Suite directory (\Program Files\SPB Phone SUite)

4) Don't froget to soft-reset your device for the changes to take effect.

*** Download link:

(External link above, Having difficulty attaching files...)

Download mirrors by jarotbudiono:
21st June 2008, 04:52 PM |#2  
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Color Theme Option:

Installing any of the Color Theme compatible background files enables you to change the color background images based on the current color theme. Just go to SPB Menu > Tools > Theme and choose your desired color. Or you can use my BaseHueExpress.exe application (attached below) to change your BaseHue, this enables choosing other colors aside from the one provided by SPB MS.

a) The Color Theme background files are included in the Optional_Files Folder.
b) Only Default (#1) and Diamond (#3) changes your Today wallpaper with the same image when choosing the theme color from SPB Menu > Tools > Theme .

1) Default

2) Default - Black

3) Diamond

4) Aurora

BaseHueExpress: Enables you to change your device's BaseHue. Just download, unzip and copy greatbal_BaseHueExpress.exe to your device and run from there (or create a shortcut to your Start Menu). Note: You should have NetCompactFramework version 2.0 (or higher) installed on your device.


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21st June 2008, 04:59 PM |#3  
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Just wow!!
21st June 2008, 05:05 PM |#4  
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Diamond VGA
First of all, many thanks to the amazing work of greatbal. This theme is all his work, I only take credit for converting his wonderful work to VGA.

This was pretty challenging for me, especially since I don't have a VGA phone. I have tested this on my computer using an emulator, I hope it works on your phone.

This version is Layout C with 3 contacts pages. It was made to work on VGA(480x640) screens.

Download Diamond for SPB Mobile Shell Layout C-3 Contacts-VGA here.
Sorry, would not upload here.

Could some brave soul try out this cab file? It's my first cab and I'd like to know if it installs correctly.
21st June 2008, 05:21 PM |#5  
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It´s beautifull!!! Thank you so much!!
21st June 2008, 05:21 PM |#6  
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merci mon ami
Perfect I have Add my collection

beautifull mon ami great work pfiouu
21st June 2008, 05:22 PM |#7  
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Truly amazing

you've outdone yourself. Way to go.

21st June 2008, 05:27 PM |#8  
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OK, I think you just pursuaded me to finally purchase MS 2.1!!

You did a kick ass job here!
21st June 2008, 05:28 PM |#9  
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Good!I like it very much.Thank you!
21st June 2008, 05:29 PM |#10  
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wow greatball !

Thx for your great work!!!!!!!!1
21st June 2008, 05:30 PM |#11  
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good job ... ty very much
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