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Re: Default Icon Template?

Make a simple square your icon, and you will see that shadow around base of icon is added by device  - good idea, you may have the same icon for AppWorld and device, it will be flat in shop, but look nice in simulator - I'm creating mine icons in InkScape. Changing output size and voila, the same icon in image for all destinations.

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Re: Default Icon Template?

Another variation of your solution is to uncomment all icon sizes and put the one you want BlackBerry to use at the top of the list.  This allows you to use the same exact app.xml file for both Android and BlackBerry using Flash Builder.


This article goes into it in more detail plus addresses the 90x90 & 72x72 icon size issue.

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Re: Default Icon Template?

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of interest, i was under the impression that the compiler only accepted 90x90 sized .png files so i extended my icon's canvas to 90x90, leaving the extension alpha completely opaque.  for example, it appears that my icon is something like 80x80 and the drop shadow still shows up.


i assume the drop shadow is always there, but if your icon is visually 90x90 you just can't see it.

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Re: Default Icon Template?

FYI, the UI guidelines page on designing app icons implies the same things @TheDarkIn1978 just said, as confirmation.

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