THE SUMMERBOARD/THEME FAQ s p o o n f o r k n i f e DO YOU WANT TO ASK A QUESTION FOR THE GUIDE? POST AT THE BOTTOM! ====SCREENSHOTS==== How do I take Screenshots? Screenshots are taken by installing either one of three applications. One is called Screenshot, another is Dock, and finally Capture. If you already have Dock, just open it and take a screenshot by pressing the screenshot button. If you need to install either of these applications, just go to Installer - they are already in Community Sources. How do I take Screenshots of the Battery/Unlock Screen? Tap screenshot, but immediately after that, press the home button twice really fast in succession to take the screenshot. You can also use the following method. The file he refers to is here. ====CUSTOMIZE==== Here's a DETAILED, GREAT summary of what Customize does. http://web.mac.com/spoonforknife/touchlife/Customize.html Guide by toomuchcaffiene What is the source? It's already in Community Sources. What does Customize Do? Check the official Google Code Site to find out! http://customizeapp.com But it mostly modifies, customizes graphics to a larger extent than Summerboard does. ====SUMMERBOARD==== What Does Summerboard Do? OFFICIAL WEBSITE: http://www.apptapp.com/summerboard Where is Summerboard? It's already in Community Sources. Where Do I Get Summerboard Themes? You can get themes off of many repos including... - http://touchrepo.com/repo.xml - http://apogeeltd.com - http://asuraku.googlepages.com/repo.xml - http://sleepers.net/iphonerepo - http://repo.itouchable.de - http://crazyloof.googlepages.com/repo.xml - http://iphone.deathtodesign.com/index.xml - http://imagine09.com/IndexAE.xml - http://iphonesurge.com/installer.xml - http://www.spaziocellulare.com/ispazio.xml - http://iwoodsy.info - http://khaos1313.googlepages.com/repo.xml - http://nucleardesign.net/repository - http://slidetorock.googlepages.com/repo.xml - http://iphone.surrealnetworks.com/repo/ - http://tristanbooker.googlepages.com/repo.xml - http://umlautllama.com/app.xml - http://www.ipod-touch-themes.de/installer/repo.xml Themes Can Also Be Downloaded off of iPod touch Fans great theme section HERE! Where Do I Put Themes I Downloaded Off The Computer? - 1.1.1 + 1.1.2: /private/var/root/library/summerboard/themes - 1.1.3: /private/var/mobile/Library/SummerBoard/Themes You might need to set permissions on all images to 755. ====MAKING A THEME==== NOTE THAT EVERYTHING MADE MUST BE IN .PNG FORMAT What Are the Dimensions? - Icon Dimensions: 60 by 60 pixels - Carrier Image Dimensions: 20 by <120 pixels - Background Dimensions: 320 by 480 pixels - Dock Dimensions: 320 by 91 pixels - Mini Dock (1.1.1/1.1.2): 320 by 37 - Status Bar Dimensions: 320 by 20 pixels - Slider Dimensions: 71 by 47 pixels - Battery Dimensions: 264 by 129 pixels - Volume fill Dimensions: 10 by 4 pixels - Bottom bar Dimensions: 320 by 96 pixels - Volume knob Dimensions: 25 by 25 pixels - iPod bar Dimensions: 1 by 48 pixels How do I make a theme? - Check michigan033's tutorial here! - Check tomsabin's tutorial here! - Check hockeypanda32's guide here! Will someone make a theme for me? This guy will! Also, go to the iPTF Theme Request to request a theme here. ====BATTERY IMAGES==== What Are Battery Images? The Images of your battery when your iPod is plugged in on your unlock screen. Where Do I Get Some? Add this repository to Installer! - http://sirjonofun.googlepages.com/bat.xml Preview: - HERE! Who's Wants to Make Me Some? - This guy! Where Do They Go? - private/var/root/library/customize/batteryimages ====CARRIER IMAGES==== What Are Carrier Images? Carrier Images are the things in the top left corner. The default one is white and says iPod. These Carrier Images can be changed to pretty much anything. Where Do I Get Some? You can get many popular carrier images - HERE! - HERE! How Do I Make My Own Carrier Images? If you want an In Depth Tutorial On Making Carrier Images - GO HERE FOR A TUTORIAL BY SHOTGUNFOOL The site also has some example carrier images. How Do I Make Text Carrier Images REALLY EASILY? To do this, install Make It Mine. Type in some text, and it'll be a carrier image. Search around in Installer for Make It Mine. If you can't find it HERE IT IS!!! Where Do I Put These Carrier Images? ====ICONS==== How Do I Make Icons? How Do I Make An Icon Invisible? Just give it a transparent icon (60 by 60 pixels) and it will be invisible! ====SLIDERS/TAPPERS==== What Are Sliders? On your unlock screen, see the little thing you slide that says slide to unlock? That's your slider. How Do I Make Sliders? See kenney69's fantastic tutorial here. What Are Tappers? Tappers are sliders so big they already touch the other side of the slider bar. So you just tap them and you're unlocked. Who Wants To Make Me a Slider/Tapper, etc? - This guy does! - This guy too! Where Do They Go? System/Library/CoreServices/SpringBoard.app/default_sliders ====WALLPAPERS==== How do I make a wallpaper? - Find an image and crop it to 320 by 480 pixels. - You can also make an image starting with the above dimensions. - GUIDE BY G3FUSION HERE! How Do I Get A Blurred Glass Effect On My Wallpaper on the Unlock Screen? -Tutorial by GrimmGreen Can I Make An Animated .gif as my wallpaper? No. The iPod touch or any other iPod has never supported animated gif files even in the photos application. It will just show the first frame.