First you'll need to get the framework. For the best compatibility get the framework from the ROM you are using. So either install some root explorer on your device go to /system/framework and copy framework-res.apk to SD and then to PC, or if you are using a custom ROM open the update.zip (or whatever name it is ) /system/framework and copy framework-res.apk to a folder on your PC.
Next you need to open the framework-res.apk and extract its contents. This works best with WinRAR, but feel free to use any archiver you like. Apk's are basically .zip like files.
Right click framework-res.apk select open with and then WinRAR. open the res folder and extract the drawable and drawable-mdpi folders to a new folder.
drawable-mdpi contains all the graphics of the ROM. PNG files that you can edit or just replace with PNG's from another framework. After editing open framework-res.apk and put the edited drawable-mdpi folder back in the res folder. Make sure add and replace files and normal compression is selected.
The drawable folder contains xml files. The xml's we need are the ones responsible for the progress bars
What i have learned is that progress_horizontal.xml contains the color information of progress bars and you can HEX edit the file to get whatever color you like. Just replace these files with ones from another framework you like cause editing is a pain to do. After editing open framework-res.apk and put the edited drawable folder back in the res folder. Make sure add and replace files and normal compression is selected.
Editing progress_horizontal.xml: http://www.droidforu...bar-colors.html
NOTE: In Android 1.5 framework the PNG's and XML's are in the same folder drawable.
Changing the Notification bar text and clock color
Method 1: http://www.droidforu...html#post279084
Method 2: http://forum.xda-dev...ad.php?t=549309
Finally you need to make a signed flashable zip file.
Download update.zip and Auto_Sign.rar. Extract Auto_Sign.rar and put update.zip in the Auto Sign folder. Open update.zip and put your edited framework-res.apk in the framework folder. Close the zip and open auto-sign.exe. Select update.zip from the drop down menu and click auto_sign. A new zip is created called update_signed.zip. And that is it. You can rename the zip and flash it in recovery.
There are some issues with pop-ups when theming Huawei's vanilla ROM's
To fix the pop-ups you need to edit the build.prop.
Open build.prop. Go to ro.config.PopupTwink=true and change it to ro.config.PopupTwink=false.
update.zip 2.14KB 159 downloads
Auto_Sign.rar 50.33KB 157 downloads
App created by BigBearMDC for editing frameworks AnDE
Themes you can modify: HERE
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Edited by ogiogi, 14 July 2010 - 01:46 PM.