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New Contributor
Posts: 8
Registered: ‎01-05-2012
My Device: Playbook
My Carrier: None

Playbook *and* BB10 Icons?

Has anyone had any success with a single app that includes icons for both the playbook and BB10?


The documentation suggests that the OS will select the appropriate icon size for the current device automagically - but I couldn't find an official example of how you're meant to set this up.


I tried including the two icons in the bar-descriptor like this:




But when I do this, the first icon (which ever it is) is used every time (either giving me a small icon on the BB10, or giving me a dynamically downsized icon on the playbook ... which doesn't look as good as the precalculated one).


Any help greatly appreciated!



New Contributor
Posts: 8
Registered: ‎04-05-2011
My Device: Storm 9550
My Carrier: Globul

Re: Playbook *and* BB10 Icons?

Just a suggestion try only with 114 icon for both PlayBook and BB10.  Maybe PlayBoook will scale it?


New Contributor
Posts: 8
Registered: ‎01-05-2012
My Device: Playbook
My Carrier: None

Re: Playbook *and* BB10 Icons?

Thanks for the suggestion. This is what happens if you just put the 114 icon first in the list ... but unfortunately, the auto-scaling of non-integer multiples doesn't give you anywhere near as nice a result as a photoshop resized icon (resized from a much larger master). So it does work - but it means when I update my app for BB10, all the playbook users will get a worse icon, which is a bit of a shame.


I know I could ship two different builds - but I'd much rather go with a universal build, particularly when the docs suggest there should be a way of providing both icons in the bundle.


Does anyone have this working? Is there some bar-descriptor-fu I'm missing?


Posts: 93
Registered: ‎05-31-2012
My Device: BlackBerry Playbook
My Carrier: Bell

Re: Playbook *and* BB10 Icons?

This seems to be working OK with the Gold Master 10.0.9 SDK.