Winterboard problem with shadow?

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  1. soong

    soong New Member

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    When I installed Winterboard on 4.1, the fonts of the application and folders doesn't have any shadows. I just goes back to the old looking fonts.
    And fixes?
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    Create a folder with a text document inside named "Info.plist" and put this into it with notepad:

    Change the numbers to adjust the shadow, but this is what I found close to the original.

    Put the folder inside /var/stash/themes.xxxxxx, enable, and respring.

    Before & after pics:

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    um, I don't have the info.plist in the folder.
    I have two themes.xxxxx
    which one?
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    Make a new document in notepad and enter what he told you and save it as "info.plist" and place it inside what ever folder you want.
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    ooh, ok. trying it right now.
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    Which ever themes.xxxxxx folder is empty, delete it. Same thing happened on mines.
    Thanks for clearing that up

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    if you compare the after picture with a picture of text before winterboard, the default shadow looks way better... is there any way to use apple's default text shadow?
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    Nope. Personally I'd shy away from Winterboard altogether, but it's a small loss if you want to keep using it.
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    I figured out the code 99% identical to apple's! text_shadow_compare.jpg the pic on the left is default, middle is 2nd option below, and right is 1st option.

    Ok, here is your first option:

    Code:
    <key>UndockedIconLabelStyle</key>
    <string>color: white; text-shadow: #000 0px 2px 1px</string>
    
    <key>DockedIconLabelStyle</key>
    <string>color: white; text-shadow: #000 0px 2px 1px</string>
    
    You may notice that the shadow is 100% opaque, but that isn't semi transparent like apple's, i thought maybe someone would like that so that's why i included it.

    Here is the 99% accurate version (not 100 because of the way winterboard aligns the text)


    Code:
    <key>UndockedIconLabelStyle</key>
    <string>color: white; text-shadow: 0px 2px 1px rgba(0,0,0, .6)</string>
    
    <key>DockedIconLabelStyle</key>
    <string>color: white; text-shadow: 0px 2px 1px rgba(0,0,0, .6)</string>
    There you go! If you post this somewhere give me, Nafon, credit!

    If you are wondering how i figured this out, go to the below website and scroll down to point #4 on the page. It explains the code and has a few other cool effects you could use.

    http://www.kremalicious.com/2008/04/make-cool-and-clever-text-effects-with-css-text-shadow/
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