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[DIY] Custom SoftKeys

Discussion in 'Galaxy Nexus Themes' started by CJM, Jan 23, 2012.

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    Here's some softkey icons I came up with. . . .

    *Edit: Since most Galaxy Nexus rom are allowing you to change the color of the soft keys, all the ones I do from now on will be white. Unless someone has a special request. If you don't want the rom to color the soft keys for you, enter 00000000 as the hex number in the soft key color picker.

    Also, since the roms out now allow us to change these from their rom tools, just download the zip from your phone & unzip it(make sure you know where). Now you'll be able to change them from the rom's tools app in Settings.

    Here's the icons that are themed: Back, Home, Recent, Menu_Big, Menu(in most of the zips. Some looked fine with the stock ones), Search, the Lights out dots when you're in the camera app & the highlight icon that shows up behind the soft keys when pressed(in some cases, there's more than one to choose from). If they are not shown in the screen shots, they are not in the zip.

    Light Blue:
    [​IMG]
    Green:
    [​IMG]
    Red:
    [​IMG]
    Pink:
    [​IMG]
    Neon Blue:
    [​IMG]
    Neon Green:
    [​IMG]
    Neon Red:
    [​IMG]
    Neon Pink:
    [​IMG]
    Chrominium:
    [​IMG]
    Chrome:
    [​IMG]
    Script (also in Chrome, see 2nd post):
    [​IMG]
    Script Blue:
    [​IMG]
    Script Red:
    [​IMG]
    Script Yellow:
    [​IMG]
    Script Orange:
    [​IMG]
    These text icons are listed by their font namesText All Used Up:
    [​IMG]
    Text Army of Darkness:
    [​IMG]

    Large_Army of Darkness:
    [​IMG]

    Text Viner Hand:
    [​IMG]
    Text Ruthless Wreckin TWO:[​IMG]
    Text D3 Roadsterism(also in Chrome, see 2nd post):[​IMG]
    Text El&Font Tag:[​IMG]
    Text eL&FoNt ├╗rBAN CallIgRAPhy:Updated this set. Took out the black shadow. Didn't work well with roms that allowed you to change soft key colors.[​IMG]
    Text Zeta Sentry Bold:[​IMG]
    Text Sixties Thin:[​IMG]


    How to install
    :Use this guide for instructions on how to install: http://www.galaxynexusforum.com/for...ds-wip-installs-update-zip-cwm.html#post20493 If you have any problems, just let me know.The SoftKey Icons:Custom Soft Keys - Box.comIf you have any request, feel free to post them.
    Last edited: Jun 12, 2012
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    I put most of the colored highlight & lights out icons in a zip since these don't always get colored by the rom. Its in the same link as all the soft keys.
    [​IMG]


    Text Bascula:
    [​IMG]

    Text Breakaway:
    [​IMG]

    Text Broken74:
    [​IMG]

    Text Screamo:
    [​IMG]

    Text Seeds:
    [​IMG]

    Text SoupLeaf:
    [​IMG]

    Text Potsley:
    [​IMG]

    Steel Potsley:
    [​IMG]

    Text BIGMACCA:
    [​IMG]

    Text Carmilia:
    [​IMG]

    Text Star Jedi Hollow:
    These include 5 high light icons to choose from. The one that looks like light speed is set to be used in landscape mode. The others didn't scale right to be used in landscape, so they are only made to be used in portrait.
    [​IMG]

    Chrome_Text D3 Roadsterism:
    [​IMG]

    Chrome Script:
    [​IMG]


    Zeppelin (You may need to rename them if you prefer a different order):
    [​IMG]

    Text Charming:
    [​IMG]

    Text Alien Lines:
    [​IMG]

    Test Unrealised:
    [​IMG]

    Polished Unrealised:
    [​IMG]


    D3 Roadsterism Italic Chrome:
    [​IMG]


    Grab them here: Custom Soft Keys - Box.com
    Last edited: May 6, 2012
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    Nice job. Thanks CJM!!

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    Thanks man
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    Thanks, this worked perfectly.
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    Just now saw this thread. Good stuff CJM! :happy:
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    Wow nice stuff...reasons like this is why I love soft keys :)
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    Thanks wicked & Htown315. I'm open to requests too. I chose to do a DIY thread to show others how easy it is to change things like this. It also makes it easier to carry anything you've changed to other roms & updates without waiting for a dev or themer.
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    Yeah just realized there are Army of Darkness ones.

    1) I know what I am doing now and
    2) you are my hero :icon_ lala:
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    Thanks again JSM. I have the Batman Forever font. Its the same one as your username in you sig banner. I was just about to do another set of text icons. You want that one?
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    Batman forever added.

    Guys, don't be shy. If you have something in mind you want, just let me know. I'll gladly help you whenever I have some free time.
    If you want text icons, look here: dafont.com Link me the style you want. Just make sure they're free;)
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    CJM for President :hail:
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