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[MOD][XPOSED][4.0+] SoftkeysFadeMod v1.2 [04 Jan 2014]

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By zst123, Recognized Developer on 23rd December 2013, 10:14 AM
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Softkeys Fade Mod
Fades the softkeys to black after not touching it for some time
(for Xposed Framework)

Note: This doesn't hide the navigation bar at all. This only hides the softkeys/buttons.

What is SoftkeysFadeMod?
SoftkeysFadeMod is a unique found only in Cataclysm ROM by atl4ntis
It was originally posted here as a teaser.
This is slightly different from the one in Cataclysm ROM since it's code is not open sourced.

Why use SoftkeysFadeMod?
As said by the original creator himself here, it is to prevent AMOLED screen burn in's and give your phone a nice minimalist look.

Video?
Screenshots are in the attachments


Link to Video


Requirements?
• Have Xposed Framework installed

This module is not possible without:
• rovo89 for Xposed Framework
• C3C076 for some inspiration
• atl4ntis for inventing this idea
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23rd December 2013, 10:15 AM |#2  
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Newest Changelog

Version 1.2 (04 January 2014 / 1310 / GMT+8)
• set alpha to 0 even if view is not visible
(Fixes some keys still showing and needs to be touched to be faded)
• Optimize end of animation by using fillafter instead of using a listener
• Add fade alpha preference

Older Changelogs


Version 1.1 (27 December 2013 / 1410 / GMT+8)
• Fix keys not fading when sliding finger away from the buttons
(aka. Google Now slide up.)
• Allow delay to be set to 0 onwards
• Don't show animation for hidden keys
(Fixes see-through icons especially on KK and JB)

Version 1.0 (23 December 2013 / 1815 / GMT+8)
• First Release

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Mirror Downloads In the attachments
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This Xposed Module is open source!
Sources are found on my GitHub
If you would like to help in the development, you may leave bug reports and development tips in this thread or (better still) fork and send pull requests
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23rd December 2013, 10:17 AM |#4  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by poezd

There is only one thing I'm missing - on CataclysmRom they call it softkeys fade mode, which makes the softkeys bar icons (back, home recent apps) look like almost invisible dots, just like in stock camera app.

done your request.
25th December 2013, 08:21 AM |#5  
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Great mod, but it's not working perfectly on Nexus 5, Kitkat 4.4.2.
You can download video here. Take a look at the softkeys.

Still, great idea, thanks, for creating this mod!
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25th December 2013, 11:40 AM |#6  
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Would this work on Nexus 7 2013?

Gesendet von meinem Nexus 7 mit Tapatalk
25th December 2013, 07:29 PM |#7  
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Great job. But also some problems on n5 4.4.2 with doubled icons and unable to tap Home sometimes.

25th December 2013, 07:56 PM |#8  
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Great work as always bud
26th December 2013, 01:04 PM |#9  
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Works great on stock LG G2. I did find a bug though. The soft keys stay on the screen if I pull down the notification panel. Interestingly, it's only the two middle soft key buttons.
26th December 2013, 02:02 PM |#10  
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another video showing the bug for this mod on N5 4.4.2
VIDEO HERE
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26th December 2013, 08:08 PM |#11  
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@zst123 thank you SO MUCH for this. I've been looking forward to someone building this module for a while now.

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