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Re: make color schemes editable (again)

Postby Dave2084 » Wed Mar 30, 2016 5:40 pm

toggeli wrote:Hi, Waze 4 on Android Marshmallow phones does not permit for the editing of color schemes anymore (as it is under Lollipop and Kitkat) because the schemes are stored in the Waze-apps private data. Please make the schemes editable again.


The same happened on iOS when Apple changed permissions in iOS 8.3.

When Waze v4 was released for iOS the devs had allowed iTunes file-sharing giving us back the ability to easily do it without jailbreak, so don't give up hope!
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Re: Color schemes thread

Postby mistahdave » Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:47 am

Are you serious?! I don't really want to jailbreak my Iphone, I was hoping there's a way we can just change the schema's using Ifunbox, like we could in the past, with out it being jailbroken.

I don't want to be left behind on IOS updates and such. I'm seriously starting to regret Iphone now.
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Re: Color schemes thread

Postby Dave2084 » Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:36 am

mistahdave wrote:That's a really informative post but what about us IOS users :/


The same applies but you need to be jailbroken.
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Re: Color schemes thread

Postby mistahdave » Sun Apr 09, 2017 7:44 am

jayarrr wrote:If you want to do your own colours with v4.21 (Android) Waze now uses the files skin_values.day.lua and skin_values.night.lua instead of 'schema' files.
They are text files and you can edit these files just like you can the original schema files.
By inspection, you can figure out what goes where. For example, my custom schema file has

# ROADS ###########
Freeways.Class: Road
Freeways.Stroke: #0066ff00
Freeways.Fill: #0066ff
Freeways.Declutter: 2147483647
Freeways.Thickness: 10
Freeways.Thinnest: 5
Freeways.Delta1: 0
Freeways.Shadow: #000000
Primary.Class: Road
Primary.Stroke: #00cc0000
Primary.Fill: #00cc00
Primary.Declutter: 2560
Primary.Thickness: 8
Primary.Thinnest: 4
Primary.Delta1: 0
Primary.Shadow: #000000

In the standard Waze LUA file it has

-- Roads ------------------------

freeways = rgb(0x99a28a),
primary = rgb(0xA7B7A9),
secondary = rgb(0xc4d4ca),
highways = rgb(0xbbc0ad),

So I can copy the colours across from my schema file to the LUA file

Like:

-- Roads ------------------------

freeways = rgb(0x0066ff),
primary = rgb(0x00cc00),

etc.

Some of the other features might be in the skin_structure.main.lua file if you can't find them in the values lua file


That's a really informative post but what about us IOS users :/

I am wishing I stayed android now.
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Re: Color schemes thread

Postby grebulon2 » Sun Apr 02, 2017 7:50 am

Please, could someone post instructions on where to put the custom theme on a non-rooted android device for version 4.21.
I'm trying to replace the night theme of the default theme. Used to have a rooted device and I just replaced the skin_values.night.lua file. Now I can't do this anymore.
People keep posting links to that old wiki page (https://wiki.waze.com/wiki/Custom_color_schemes) that doesn't seem to be working anymore.
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Re: Color schemes thread

Postby jayarrr » Mon Mar 27, 2017 7:00 pm

If you want to do your own colours with v4.21 (Android) Waze now uses the files skin_values.day.lua and skin_values.night.lua instead of 'schema' files.
They are text files and you can edit these files just like you can the original schema files.
By inspection, you can figure out what goes where. For example, my custom schema file has

# ROADS ###########
Freeways.Class: Road
Freeways.Stroke: #0066ff00
Freeways.Fill: #0066ff
Freeways.Declutter: 2147483647
Freeways.Thickness: 10
Freeways.Thinnest: 5
Freeways.Delta1: 0
Freeways.Shadow: #000000
Primary.Class: Road
Primary.Stroke: #00cc0000
Primary.Fill: #00cc00
Primary.Declutter: 2560
Primary.Thickness: 8
Primary.Thinnest: 4
Primary.Delta1: 0
Primary.Shadow: #000000

In the standard Waze LUA file it has

-- Roads ------------------------

freeways = rgb(0x99a28a),
primary = rgb(0xA7B7A9),
secondary = rgb(0xc4d4ca),
highways = rgb(0xbbc0ad),

So I can copy the colours across from my schema file to the LUA file

Like:

-- Roads ------------------------

freeways = rgb(0x0066ff),
primary = rgb(0x00cc00),

etc.

Some of the other features might be in the skin_structure.main.lua file if you can't find them in the values lua file
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Re: Color schemes thread

Postby fuchserl » Thu Mar 23, 2017 4:05 pm

See the filenames in my last posting 3 postings before.
You need to copy the .lua files into the directory, they are used to generate the color scheme.
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Re: Color schemes thread

Postby jayarrr » Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:27 am

Android = v5.0.1
Waze = 4.21
Old waze had a skins folder and the schema files were in default/day/12 and default/night
New waze still has a skins/default folder but no day or night folders and no files called schema.
But there are 4 files called schema_day schema_day_gray_scale schema_night schema_night_gray_scale
The contents of these the old schema so I overwrite them with my schema restart waze, switch scheme from default to map editors and back, even reboot the phone but waze still shows its schema :(
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Re: Color schemes thread

Postby fuchserl » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:41 pm

jayarrr wrote:v4.21 - the schema files have gone. There are 4 new ones but they don't seem to be used. If I overwrite them, nothing changes.


You have to close and restart Waze or even change the color scheme so the changed files are read.
At least on Android (what are you using?) everything still works without any problems.
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Re: Color schemes thread

Postby Dave2084 » Wed Mar 22, 2017 9:40 pm

I suspect that you'll need to jailbreak/Root your device from this point forward :-(
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