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Several home screen icons with WebWorks?

Hi,

 

I'm thinking of an application that would require to create several home screen icons with different icons same way as some RIM applications do (e.g. MSN, GTalk)

 

Is this possible using WebWorks?

 

And using Java? I would not mind creating an extension for this...

 

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Re: Several home screen icons with WebWorks?

On the BlackBerry Smartphone this can be done in WebWorks using the application object

 

http://www.blackberry.com/developers/docs/widgetapi/blackberry.app.html

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Re: Several home screen icons with WebWorks?

Hi Tim,

 

But as far as I understand this API call is that it only enables me to modify the current aplication icon. What I want to do is have more than one application icon for the same application.

 

I've seen this done on Windows Live MSN and Gtalk on BlackBerry when you link a contact to home screen what you end having is a specific icon for that contact.

 

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Mario

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Re: Several home screen icons with WebWorks?

Are you referring to the icon of your application on the home screen?  Or the small little icons in the top banner area?

 

You can change out your application home screen icon at any time you want based on any event that you want.   Or are you talking about having two independent entries/icons both displayed at the same time on the home screen that would come into different entry points of the same application?

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Re: Several home screen icons with WebWorks?

Hi Tim,

 

I'm talking about two independent icos / entries displayed at the same time on the home screen. I've gone through the API but I don't seem to find it...

 

Regards,

Mario