Easier way to order your icons (generate the N45AP.plist file)

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  1. bindle

    bindle Member

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    Hey guys, I was just playing with a script to generate the N45AP.plist with your Springboard & Dock icons in the order you want. Obviously you can do all this manually, but i think this makes it easier.

    It's a .vbs script (windows only, i think..sorry everyone else). It will generate the N45AP.plist file putting the icons in the order you want. It will add the Calendar fix too.


    All you do is run the script (double click on it), and follow the prompts. It will:
    -Ask you how many dock items you want (usually 4 or 5).
    -Then it will ask you for the identifiers for the dock items. Just copy and paste each one when it asks.
    -Then it will ask you to input the identifiers for the rest of the Icons, in the order you want them. You just paste it in, then click 'yes' to add another, or 'No' to finish.
    -When you're done you'll have your finished N45AP.plist file which you can just throw back onto your iPoT & reboot. Backup your original N45AP.plist file first just in case.

    Here's the script. just unzip it and then run _SpringboardOrganize.vbs
    make sure you don't have your N45AP.plist file in the directory you run it in or the new one will probably overwrite it. Also, it helps to write down the order beforehand so you can get through it easier.

    http://home.comcast.net/~bayview515/blaah/_SpringboardOrganize.zip

    please test it out and tell me if there's anything going wrong. it works for me so far.


    Here's a list of idenfitiers i grabbed from another thread. You just copy and paste the identifiers you want when the script asks. If an app you're using isn't on the list, you MUST find out the identifiers for it first. If people post more identifiers in the thread we can add them to the list

    Music
    com.apple.mobileipod-AudioPlayer
    Videos
    com.apple.mobileipod-VideoPlayer
    Photos
    com.apple.mobileslideshow-Photos
    iTunes
    com.apple.MobileStore
    Safari
    com.apple.mobilesafari
    Mail
    com.apple.mobilemail
    Weather
    com.apple.weather
    Installer
    com.nullriver.iphone.Installer
    Calendar
    com.apple.mobilecal
    Youtube
    com.apple.youtube
    Notes
    com.apple.mobilenotes
    Contacts
    com.apple.MobileAddressBook
    Maps
    com.apple.Maps
    Clock
    com.apple.mobiletimer
    Calculator
    com.apple.calculator
    Settings
    com.apple.Preferences
    Stocks
    com.apple.stocks
    Finder
    com.googlecode.MobileFinder
    Chat
    com.twenty08.MobileChat
    ToDoList
    com.include7.mobiletodolist
    TextEdit
    com.google.code.MobileTextEdit
    NES
    com.natetrue.iphone.nesapp
    FiveDice
    com.borngraphics.fivedice
    Mines
    net.mm-3.iphone.mines
    Tetrominos
    com.google.code.tetrominos
    iBlackJack
    com.mccarron.iblackjack
    Lights Off
    org.deliciousmonster.lightsoff
    Sudoku
    org.zackb.sudoku
    Ants
    net.schine.ants_control
    PigShooter
    com.spiffytech.pigshooter
    Oblique
    com.folabs.oblique
    iLight
    com.sadun.iLight
    Customize
    com.thespicychicken.customize
    Apollo
    com.google.code.apolloim
    Books
    com.zacharybrewstergeisz.books
    Colloquy
    com.googlecode.mcolloquy
    iSplit
    com.kroo.iSplit
    Sketches
    com.latenitesoft.Sketches
    Terminal
    com.googlecode.mobileterminal.Terminal
    LockBox
    com.googlecode.iphonelockbox
    Summerboard Prefs
    com.apptapp.SummerBoard
    Stumbler
    com.googlecode.iphone-wireless.applications.Stumbler
    Navizon
    com.mexens.iphone.navizon
    PDF Viewer
    com.sadun.pdfviewer
    iFlashCards
    com.googlecode.iflashcards
  2. ruotian

    ruotian New Member

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    Indeed, it is a very handy tool!
  3. lilblondedude

    lilblondedude New Member

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    I'd love this for macs, can anyone convert this?
  4. mepman

    mepman Banned

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    Gonna test thanks!
  5. moveteam

    moveteam New Member

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    Works perfectly

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    Greetings from a Danish iPod touch.
  6. yacoub

    yacoub New Member

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    Here's my list in case any of these are helpful and not on the list posted earlier:

    Apollo: com.google.code.apolloim
    Books: com.zacharybrewstergeisz.books
    Colloquy: com.googlecode.mcolloquy
    Finder: com.googlecode.MobileFinder
    Installer: com.nullriver.iphone.Installer
    iSplit: com.kroo.iSplit
    Sketches: com.latenitesoft.Sketches
    Stocks: com.apple.stocks
    Terminal: com.googlecode.mobileterminal.Terminal
    Weather: com.apple.weather
    Youtube: com.apple.youtube
    Settings: com.apple.Preferences
    Safari: com.apple.mobilesafari
    Music: com.apple.mobileipod-AudioPlayer
    Video: com.apple.mobileipod-VideoPlayer
    Photos: com.apple.mobileslideshow-Photos
    iTunes store: com.apple.MobileStore
    Contacts: com.apple.MobileAddressBook

    Notes: com.apple.mobilenotes</string>
    <key>editableUserData</key>
    <true/>

    Calendar: com.apple.mobilecal</string>
    <key>editableUserData</key>
    <true/>

    Clock: com.apple.mobiletimer
    Calculator: com.apple.calculator
    Maps: com.apple.Maps
    Mail: com.apple.mobilemail
    MusicQuiz: iphonemusicquiz.com.google.code (bolded because I know some folks had trouble figuring this one out.)
    FiveDice: com.borngraphics.fivedice
    Mines: net.mm-3.iphone.mines
    Sudoku: org.zackb.sudoku
    iBlackJack: com.mccarron.iblackjack
    SMBPrefs: com.apptapp.SummerBoard
    RSS: com.google.code.mobile-rss
    WeDict: com.hongtao.weDict
    NES: com.natetrue.iphone.nesapp
    Installer: com.nullriver.iphone.Installer
    LightsOff: org.deliciousmonster.lightsoff
    TapTapRevolution: net.ations.cre.ttr
  7. swissneo-zh

    swissneo-zh New Member

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    I used the PLIST Editor : PLIST EDIT PRO

    Is very easy with them. The editor list the Dock, Icon etc. separately and you have only to put in the apps name.

    Regards
  8. endy

    endy New Member

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    yup this worked perfect

    thank you
  9. bndeac

    bndeac New Member

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    worked perfect.

    only thing is after generating it said i had 17 icons, when i only had 16. so if you try this and the number it tells you doesn't match what you think it should, you're still OK.
  10. echotrain

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    IT works but when I have 18 icons it says generating 19. But when I look through the plist generated, it is correct with only 18. But h@ll yeah, it works I don't really care about the finer points. Thks for the great script.

    Oh and anyone can write a GUI for this with the identifiers already plugged in.... so we can just choose and order and click "create".

    Ok, that was too much to ask for I guess...

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