HomeScreen PlusPlus Overview

A battery plugin for the ToDay-Screen
(WM5 or later)

Table of Contents
whats here and where to go


  • Instead of contact me by email: Please discuss any issues at support-forum and in case the support-forum isn’t available, then use forum.xda-developers.com (recommended)!
  • This page provides only download-links!!!
    • For detailed descriptions or manuals
    • Scroll upwards and click on chapter 2 or paragraphs of chapter 3!!!

Some highlights of advanced version: These are some examples of how the plugin can be custimized by using xml and self-created images and.. “some more” features. Any reading can be mapped to a registry-value or start an application on click of that reading…

<a href="http://img532.imageshack.us/flvplayer.swf?f=Tbureauskinrj2&amp;autostart=true" target="_blank">http://img532.imageshack.us/flvplayer.swf?f=Tbureauskinrj2&amp;autostart=true</a>
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/GuP0jAHex9o" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/v/GuP0jAHex9o</a>



4.0 Download – UI (Advanced) Edition – Version 1.06
beta of advanced version

Cab Installer – Copy the cab to the device and start it.

Download: HomeScreen PlusPlus UI Cab Installer (formerly BatteryStatus Advanced) - 361,685 Hits
Version: 1.06.350 build 0350
Updated: July 29, 2009
Size: 164.13 KB

Setup Installer – You can alternatively use the setup-installer on your desktop computer.
Download: HomeScreen PlusPlus UI - Setup Installer - 110,502 Hits
Version: 1.06.350 build 0350
Updated: July 29, 2009
Size: 210 KB

BSClockTheme

HomeScreen PlusPlus-UI with Theme by Nostramo (and Digit-Clock):

Download: HomeScreen PlusPlus UI - Clock Theme - 73,909 Hits
Version: 1.06.350 build 0350
Updated: July 29, 2009
Size: 212.11 KB

If you want to take part in beta-program, you MUST:

  • Register at xda-devlopers.com and download the latest version THERE (EVEN IF ITS THE SAME BUILD !!!).
  • If there is an issue, then post it into the forum at xda-developers.com instead of sending me an email.
4.1 Download – Basic Edition – Version 0.06
download and try

Cab Installer – Copy the following cab to the device and start it.

Download: HomeScreen PlusPlus Basic - Cab Installer - 167,854 Hits
Version: 0.06.342 build 0342
Updated: September 19, 2008
Size: 62.14 KB

Setup Installer – You can alternatively use the setup-installer on your desktop computer.

Download: HomeScreen PlusPlus Basic - Setup Installer - 51,975 Hits
Version: 0.06.342 build 0342
Updated: September 19, 2008
Size: 97 KB

4.2. Download – Languages
language addons

Mulit-Language support for User Interface is supported with 0.05.001 / 1.05.001 and higher versions!!!

Copy the desired cab or language to your device and start it:

You can create your own customized language-files by means of the following Project:

Download: HSLanguage Source Files (Project) - 7,257 Hits
Version: 0.3
Updated: September 19, 2008
Size: 7.07 KB

History:

  • 0.3 - Language-IDs new: 1603 (Outgoing), 1604 (Incoming) for "Round CallTimes" changed: 1602,
  • 0.2 - added ID 1141 "Ignore FlashCards, Force SD-Card"
  • 0.1

– Format of a translation-line: ID tab-space Translation
(no spaces between the elements)
ID is the identification-number
tab-space for seperating id and translation
Translation is the translated text

– Touch the file Language.lng and LanguageOpt.lng
– Open the Unicode-files with Wordpad of Windows (or any other Unicode-capable editor) – Translate the english-text to your language
– Copy the files to \Program Files\HomeScreen PlusPlus\
– Enter the Options and leave it

4.3. Download – HSHome
home plugin

Cab Installer – Homezone Plugin:

Download: HomeScreen PlusPlus Homezone Plugin Cab - 38,994 Hits
Version: 0.3
Updated: September 25, 2008
Size: 11.15 KB

History:

5. Feedback – Discussion
how to report bugs, issues

If you encounter a bug while using this plugin, please tell me about. Of course, the benefit to you is a fixed version 🙂

Support in Deutsch: http://www.ppc-welt.info/community/showthread.php?p=1173010

Instead of contact me by email: Please discuss any issues at support-forum and in case the support-forum isn’t available, then use forum.xda-developers.com (recommended)!

If your question can’t be handled by means of the support-forum, then you can send me an email by means of the contact-form (a reply depends on my available spare time).

6. History
release notes

History of HomeScreen++UI (Advanced Edition):

  • 1.06.350 build 0350 -
    • added: added wm6.5 support for taskarrow position (can be specified by registry-value CloseButtonWidth)
    • added: wildcard for free numbers in exception list of calltimes (only at the end), e.g. 123*
  • 1.06.349 build 0349 -
    • added: command-sequence for command-queue seperate by a ';', e.g. 1;1;1
    • added: increase priority of gestures for last/first view of a row (only if animate > 100) to animate left-to-right if it's the first view of a row or right-to-left if it's the last view of a row
  • 1.06.348 build 0348 -
    • fixed: changing of language-translation for "Remain:"
    • fixed: taskmanager for WVGA
  • 1.06.347 build 0347
  • 1.06.346 build 0346 - fixed: crash while theme reloading (UPDATE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED)

History of HomeScreen++ (Basic Edition):

  • 0.06.342 build 0342 -
    • changed: do nothing on tap of empty area (area with no Item beneath)
    • removed: default startapp of mobile operator (starting of commanager)
  • 0.06.335 build 0335 -
    • added: enhanced installer to handle a previous installation of BatteryStatus (will be removed in some months)
    • added: Uninstall BatteryStatus at first and keep settings for HomeScreen PlusPlus (will be removed in some months)
  • 0.06.333 build 0333 -
    • added: "Ignore FlashCards, Force SD-Card" in Indicators-Tab (Options)
  • 0.06.331 build 0331 - new rendering and renaming to HomeScreen++
  • 0.05.147 build 0330 -
    • reworked: Homezone for UMTS (complete reworked)
    • added: awareness of unicode-sms
    • changed: extended label for mobile operator item to 14 characters
  • v.0.05.101 build 0274 released (2008/02/21) (~60kB)
    • fixed: samsung-cpu (thanks to KukurikU)
    • fixed: delay loading of plugin for blue-elfin-rom to prevent freezes (thanks to linwen778)
    • fixed: a lot of bugs
  • v.0.04.203 build 0244 released (2007/10/14) (~60kB)
    • notes: improved paint-handler
  • v.0.04.203 build 0222 released (2007/08/02) (~60kB)
    • notes: some bugfix
  • v.0.04.203 build 0217 released (~60kB)
    • notes: bugfix
  • v.0.04.202 build 0194 released (~60kB)
    • fixed: city-zone handling
  • v.0.04.201 build 0190 released (~60kB)
    • added: show city-zone
    • added: home-zone support for asus p5X5
    • added: new painting method
    • added: show cpuspeed support for samsung-cpu
    • added: support for fareast-fonts
    • fixed: a lot of minor and major bugfixes
  • v.0.04.200 build 0170 released (~60kB)
    • added: temperature in degree celsius and fahrenheit
    • added: One-Hand usage with navigation-keys
    • added: localization (language-support) by an external BSLanguage.dll
    • added: dpi-aware (vga-support)
    • added: devicelock chooseable for idle (display off) – e.g. listening to mp3-music
    • added: round calltimes (to fit plans of some providers)
    • changed: implementation of calltimes
    • changed: DeviceLock
    • changed: Temp-/Powerdrain-indicator now optional
    • fixed: installation process
    • fixed: sms-count for invalid sent-dates
    • fixed: some minor fixes
  • v.1.04.203 released (~150kB) – donationware/shareware release unknown – beta2 available
    • based on and in addition to 0.04.200 there are following functionalities:
    • added: Scaling the cpuspeed depending on actual cpuload (CpuScaler)
    • added: context-menu for a quick access to the most important things
    • added: TrayLauncher
    • added: cpuload-indicator
    • added: TaskBar-Indicator showing cpuspeed and cpuload (position and fontsize customizeable)
    • added: Tray-Icons for showing/changing status of phone/wifi/bluetooth/devicelock/display
    • added: Assign cpuspeed to specific applications (title or classname)
    • added: option to disable proxy for using WiFi (and use proxy for GPRS)
    • added: some other things

7. Further
what may comes next

e.g. WiFi-Indicator

8. Themes / Skins / Download
addons for the advanced version

As of 1.04.201 version and higher versions you can use custom themes and skins by means of an xml-file.

There is a thread at forum of xda-developers dedicated to creating themes and problems, information for themes: Themes at forum.xda-developers.com

Here are some of them created by fellow users of xda-developers.

Clock Theme
Author: Nostramo (xda-developers)
Date: 18.10.2007
Download: Clock Theme - Updated: May 11, 2008 | 37,042 Hits, 62.7 KB

ClockTheme01ClockTheme02

Large VistaTheme
Author: Nostramo (xda-developers)
Issues: No support for data-counter!
Date: 09.04.2007
Download: Large VistaTheme - Updated: May 11, 2008 | 20,327 Hits, 19.74 KB

BSLargeVistaTheme1BSLargeVistaTheme2

VistaTheme
Author: Nostramo (xda-developers)
Issues: No support for data-counter!
Date: 25.03.2007
Download: Vista Theme - Updated: May 11, 2008 | 10,701 Hits, 9.23 KB

BSVistaTheme

XPTheme
Author: Nostramo (xda-developers)
Issues: No support for data-counter!
Date: 25.03.2007
Download: XPTheme - Updated: May 11, 2008 | 7,771 Hits, 10.29 KB

BSXPTheme

YellowTheme
Author: Nostramo (xda-developers)
Issues: No support for data-counter!
Date: 25.03.2007
Download: YellowTheme - Updated: May 11, 2008 | 4,405 Hits, 9.95 KB

BSYellowTheme0 BSYellowTheme1

IconicTheme
Author: Nostramo (xda-developers)
Issues: No support for data-counter!
Date: 25.03.2007
Download: IconicTheme - Updated: May 11, 2008 | 4,917 Hits, 6.71 KB

BSIsonicTheme0 BSIsonicTheme1

RedUser Theme and many many themes from users of 4pda.ru
Author: RedUser (4pda.ru)
Date: 02.07.2007
Home: 4pda.ru
Download: BSRedUserTheme.cab (Extern Download)

BSRedUserTheme

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