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You can use the following new BlackBerry® Theme Builder features to create themes for BlackBerry devices that are running BlackBerry® 6.

Feature

Description

Enhanced UI

The BlackBerry Theme Builder has a more intuitive UI. You can click on any object on the Preview screen and make changes directly to the object.

Support for new BlackBerry devices

You can create themes for the BlackBerry® Torch™ 9800 smartphone.

Support for BlackBerry 6 themes

You can create themes for devices that are running on BlackBerry 6.

You can change the font and color for the following items:

  • Pop-up menus
  • Group box
  • Tray
  • Universal search

Feeds for social networking

In a custom theme layout, you can add a Today item to receive feeds from:

  • BlackBerry® Messenger application
  • Facebook® application
  • Twitter® application

New Today items

You can add the following organizational items to a Today item in a custom theme layout:

  • Tasks
  • Memos

Integration with BlackBerry App World™ storefront

You can package themes for easy upload to BlackBerry App World.

Dynamic wallpaper designs

You can add a set of images to create a slide show for the wallpaper on the BlackBerry device. You can also create a wallpaper so that images display at specific times.

Faster import of images

After you update the images for your theme in an image editor, you can change all images at one time instead of individually.

You can drag a folder of images onto the Icon list to update multiple images simultaneously.

Global font changes

You can change all fonts in the theme at one time instead of individually.

SVG preview

You can choose whether or not to see the preview of the .svg file in the preview area of the Canvas.

Feedback link

You can provide feedback by clicking the Report Issue link on the Quickstart screen or you can access the link from the Help menu.

Transition preview

You can view how the screen transitions will appear on the device.

Stop and Play buttons in Incoming Call screen

You can preview ring tones in the Incoming Call screen by clicking the Play and Stop buttons.

Gradient colors in catalogs

You can add gradient colors to the catalog to reuse in your themes.

Additional application icons for customization

You can change the following new application icons:

  • Podcasts icon
  • Visual voice mail icon
  • Setup icon
  • Social Feeds icon

Customizable calendar icon

You can change the calendar icon. The calendar icon is dynamic and shows the current date even after you change the icon.

Customizable icons for headset and handset icons

You can change the phone headset and handset icons that appear in the Active Call screen.

Source (BlackBerry Theme Park)

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