DarkWii Red theme help

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Oct 13, 2010

DarkWii Red theme help by icw35 at 10:02 AM (7,687 Views / 0 Likes) 42 replies

  1. icw35
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    DarkWii red theme is awesome. I love the background int eh wii otions menu (it's the darkwii health screen), but I want to remove the sig in the top right corner of "DVBisOK". But I can't work out how to do it.

    I tried different methods to change/remove the "DVBisOK" signature on the wii options menu.

    1. I extract the setupBtn.ash using u8tool. I convert the tpl to png and edit in Gimp (I only edit the it_BarWii_a.tpl as I want to keep the DarkWii background). Then I repack using u8tool and import the ash to my mym file. However when I convert to csm and install, the background is all wrong, the images lose their quality and it's a real mess.

    2. I use the original DarkWii red from DVBisOK. I make a csm. Then I make a new mym file and the only thing I change is the it_BarWii_a.tpl (extracted from thememii) and I put it as stda1 (it's the only entry). If I use simg1 I get an error with mymenu 1.3 that it can't resize the image. As stda1 it seems to work but doesn't change anything so DVBisOK is still there on the background.

    What am I doing wrong? I want to keep the darkwii background in the wii options menu because it is cool, but I want to remove DVBisOK and put "Wii" back. However whenever I change anything it screws up the background like I said before.

    Can someone help me? Should I use other tools to edit? Or extract?

    By the way, many thanks to DVBisOK for the great theme and Gamer-D for his red version too. I combined them both. Used cursor.ash, letter.ash and board.ash from Gamer-D, the rest from DVBisOK. Changed the health.ash to original darkwii theme and the only thing I have left to change is the background in the theme options menu.
     


  2. XFlak

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    if u figure this out I would very much like to get a copy of your *.mym file!

    good luck!
     
  3. terminal_illness

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    ditto. darkwii red looks great, i just disable the health screen tho, cuz the dvbisok looks like shit.
     
  4. diddy81

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    @XFlak its the iplsetting.ash file that does the setting menu
    and the text is controlled by index01.html index02.html index03.html

    i made a edit to the darkwii red theme if anyone wants it for 4.x

    DarkWii Red PAL 4-x with wii theme team edits.mym

    i should really make a video if i get chance ill do one tonight
     
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    thx, until u get the chance to put up a video, do u mind telling us some of the edits u've made?
    thx!

    edit:
    you've included "PAL" in the name of this mym file... but as long as I build a csm using the right *.app for my 4.2U Wii it should work fine, correct?
     
  6. diddy81

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    i edited the settings menu button placement and background
    and changed the main background to a more fitting one for the red theme

    oh and i forgot to say the is PAL ONLY

    im uping a vid now [​IMG]

    the setting menu will not work but i can build a copy of that for NTSC
     
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    Can't wait to see the video! And I'd love to get a NTSC version if its not too much trouble!
    thx again!
     
  8. terminal_illness

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    again, ditto. please post it soon, ive been downloading themes all day trying to find a good red theme.
     
  9. diddy81

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    oh i also removed the tabs at the top of the screen when you can select channels and save games

    anyway here's the vid and I'm making the NTSC version now



    NTSC 4.X

    PAL 4.X
     
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    kk here you go guys this one is NTSC ONLY
     
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    wicked awesome!
    thanks a lot dude! I will check it out as soon as I get near my Wii!
     
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    Looks real good diddy81 [​IMG]

    and icw35 i hope you succeed with your Theme. (can´t help, don´t know anything about themes)
     
  13. terminal_illness

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    tested your ntsc theme, the settings menu is all messed up, the screen is white, the buttons have no labels. i had to restart just to get back to the wii menu.

    you did a great job otherwise tho, i like the backround of the other sections.

    if you decide to try again, we would be very grateful.

    also im wondering, would it be hard to make the little flipping and spinning selector on channels stop doing that?
    it kinda bothers me, i understand alot of people like it, however i am not one of them...
     
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    I appologize for starting the spinning selector thing [​IMG]
     
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    that's a shame the NTSC version isn't working right out of the box (so to speak). I too would really appreciate it if u (diddy) could take another try at getting it to work properly. Either way, I really appreciate the effort you're putting in! [​IMG]
     
  16. diddy81

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    np guys ill give it anther look its odd though i had symular_syn test on his NTSC wii and he said it was working fine :s

    and yes megazig its all your fault
     
  17. terminal_illness

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    dont be sorry. like i said, alot of peope like it! [​IMG] just not me lol.

    if you started it, maybe you can edit it out again?


    i have a dream of a perfect, darkwii red theme, with no spinning selectors, and beautiful simple backrounds. deep red highlights and a better custom disc channel. (and a settings menu that works for us ntsc'ers.)

    i really wish i knew what i was doing with thememii, however it seems very complicated to me, and i wouldnt know where to start.



    btw THANK YOU diddy for your efforts [​IMG]

    i will test for u if u want, i build my csm's using thememii

    everything worked great with that theme, cept the settings menu. it came up as a white screen with blue label-less buttons.

    shoryuken
     
  18. diddy81

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    the spinner can be set back to non spinning quite easy just add the stock my_IplTop_d_FocusOff.brlan and my_IplTop_d_FocusOn.brlan files to the csm after you make it

    i g2g get kids to bed but ill fix for NTSC after that [​IMG]
     
  19. megazig

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    you could do that, but then you'd lose color of the selector.

    you could also just edit the RLPA Rotate out of it
     
  20. diddy81

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    in most themes the selector is colored in the brlyt not the brlan
     

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