Opinion about a theme...

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  1. Mbk

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    Maybe I can get opionions here @ UD, becasue the BuglessBeast threads seem kinda inactive nowadays... just looking for feedback, suggestions, and/or criticisms... I would hope that there's more activiity here in the UD forums...lol ...

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    Not sure what type of feedback you are looking for but I think this is a very nice theme. Good job!
     
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    It isn't for me, but I have a general dislike of gold/bronze colors. I do like the gray/silver color of the notification bar and shading though. I even like the small accents of gold in the bar also.

    For people who like the gold look, its spot on.

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    I think it looks good for what it is. If I liked that color scheme I would definately try it out! I know it's minor but, I would change out the phone's "call time" color away from green.

    I have a question for you though. I have been searching and searching (and asking) with no luck. What file is the font color for the contacts in? I have been wanting to change mine away from white and I see you made yours gold/brown.
     
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    I guess I just wanted to see what others thought, and it appears that they just don't like bronze??...lmao... I probably should just stick to doing NFL pulldowns because it's evident that my personal tastes aren't shared by others...:p LOL
    It's just that I see some of the themes only change a couple things and slap a very colorful wallpaper on it and thought that some might enjoy more of a full transformation, but I think that this is a clear sign for me to just stick with the pulldowns and strictly only do themes for my personal enjoyment...;) Thanks for the feedback though...

    Yeah the call time needs to change probably to black, just gotta find the XML that is controlling that and overriding the system font commands.... Still am finishing it up anyways, but that green ticker I agree with you on.
    As for the font color of the contacts, I am controlling that via the framework values/colors XML, which doesn't appear to be able to override every instance... This Android XML is still pretty new to me, nothing like Windows Mobile XMLs... :icon_eek::)
     
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    It looks great, although I am not a fan of gold. But even still it looks so great that it makes me want it.
     
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    Yes please. Diggin' it.
     
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    Diggin the gold theme. Incall font as gold with that background looks kinda tough to read though. Nice to see gold getting some love.

    I have always wanted to see a kick ass BumbleBee yellow and black theme. This is close, a slight shift from bronze to banana might do the trick.

    Anyway keep on keeping on, and nice work.
     
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    Don't be so hard on yourself. There's probably 1000 lurkers for every 1 person taht posts. You may think 5 people like your theme and over 5,000 people download it. Ya never know.

    As far as editing colors.xml, I was afraid to try that because it is systemwide. Did you have to edit a bunch of other stuff to avoid gold on gold, etc..?
     
  10. Mbk

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    Yeah, that's the fine line to walk...trying to avoid the light bronze on light bronze potential...lol, but pretty easy to fix by changing a particular color code to a darker shade or darkening the shade of the background shade or PNG...;)
    I'll tell you what's been a pain in the ass... it's that green font call timer on the ongoing call screen!!... edited the phone.apk XML and it stays friggin' green!! Not sure where else to look at this point??:icon_evil::icon_eek::p
     
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    you sure it's in phone.apk? I know phone.apk and contacts,apk go hand in hand with each other when making/receiving calls. I think that's done to frustrate us. It might even be hiding in the framework, which, I am 99.9% sure the font color for just the contacts screen is hiding. Just dunno where.
     
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    And by the way , I have a gold theme. 24k Black Glass.... I know it's not the most popular of my colors BUT... there is one guy that loves it and he and I keep changing it to make it better. I know it's only 1 person but you know what... just that one guy with lots of niterest....It makes me love that theme and I don't care if it has 3 total downloads... his enthusiasm for it make me love it. So, keep on keeping on. I was thinking of making a brown theme. Why? Beacause no one else has. Will anyone use it? Probably not. But who cares, it's fun and I can claim it as my own and that to me means something as far as accomplishments go.

    Point being, make your theme and publish it!!!