Compiling metamorphs

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    I use multiple metamorphs for a theme. Is there any way that i can compile all these into one metamorph. For instance, i am using like 10 different metamorphs for my notification bar icons. can i put all these into one some way so i only have to do one metamorph for all the icons?
     
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    As you've found out that would be a yes, but what's cool about MetaMorph is that you couls add multiple destinations into one MM.zip as long as each item and path is specified in the XML along with the separate folder structure for each item... and even more cool is that you can choose to apply each item separately one by one or all at once, or only a couple if that's what you want...
     
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    yes, say you have 100 files you want to modify on your device that are located in your framework-res.apk file you could easily just copy the files into the specific folder... if they are in different system/app directories just be sure to give the specific destination. PM if you need an example.
     
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    So you could practically make whole themes to use mm with .that's cool.

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    yeah just becareful cause certain ROMs use different paths, etc..
     
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    That's kinda where I think the idea for Theme Chooser came from... there used to be basically full themes via MetaMorphs...

    One MetaMorph could in essence hold an entire theme in one zip with one XML....
     
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    I have learned to theme with help from mobile senses but xmls is something I am yet to grasp. I got the compiling files and all I have done is take a theme and use it as a template. Still learning as we speak.

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    Sensei. Not senses. Multi touch keyboards man. Almost as bad as swipe.lol

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    Love swype. Dont see why people hate it. I think multi touch is a pain in the ass. But why do different themes use zips instead of metamorphs then? i feel like a metamorph is so much easier for a theme.
     
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    That's a good question?

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    Wow you guys are on the subject I have had interest in.. With all the apps out there, I wonder why there aren't themes out there for sale or free whatever, ... I would love to learn how to put themes together. I am kinda the older droid user whom has definately found an addiction to constantly trying to modify/change my D2 into every thing unstock..lol Thanks Droid Pirate for all of your help on the site!! Kudos to you! And Cheers to the rest of the android comunity!