Tomek Kondrat · Jul 10, 2014 at 05:00 am

Track Down Android Icon Pack Issues with Icon Pack Debugger

Some elements of Android development are hard to debug. While logcat gives a variety of useful information, missing images in Android icon packs and themes are still hard to track.

If you are creating Android icon packs, XDA Forum Member sabeersas has a tool that you may find extremely useful. Icon Pack Debugger finds broken icons and duplicated files and saves the output as a log on the root of your SD card. The generated XML file specifies which kind of error takes place. It can be either __drawable(notfound) when an icon is unavailable or __duplicate(ComponentInfo) when a graphics is duplicated.

Usage of this app is very simple. Just open the Icon Pack Debugger, long press on the icon pack and select debug in menu. The log can be found on the SD Card, so you can pull it to your PC to find out what’s wrong.

Are you planning to make your own icon pack? Or maybe you have some duplicated elements that you want to get rid of? Icon Pack debugger will help you out. All you need to do is making your way to the Icon Pack Debugger application thread and give this handy tool a try.


_________
Want something on the XDA Portal? Send us a tip!

Tomek Kondrat

eagleeyetom is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. Tomek is the only Polish moderator on XDA Developers. He graduated from the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn with a degree in journalism and public communication in 2013. He's a big fan of football (not hand egg), post rock and cooking. A total addict of mobile technology, especially Android. Currently flashes dozens of custom ROMs on his OPO. View eagleeyetom's posts and articles here.
Mario Tomás Serrafero · Mar 31, 2015 at 11:55 am · 2 comments

Xiaomi Finally Releases Kernel Sources

If you are familiar with Xiaomi, you might have heard that they are not the most compliant when it comes to the General Public License that makes the core of Android open to us. The terms of the GPLv2 state that since the Android kernel is based on the Linux kernel, which is licensed under GPL,v2 Android has to be open-source for everyone to study or modify, and those that modify the Android kernel have to make their sources immediately available for...

XDA NEWS
Faiz Malkani · Mar 31, 2015 at 10:59 am · 2 comments

Xiaomi Announces Redmi 2A and More for 5th Anniversary

Xiaomi was founded on April 6th, 2010 and its fifth anniversary is just around the corner. In the past five years, the company has grown by leaps and bounds, rising to the positions of largest smartphone OEM in China and third-largest globally and coupled with its expansion plans and 100 million sales benchmark, this anniversary warranted a fervent celebration. After teasing products on its forums for a few days, Xiaomi held the anniversary event earlier today and staying true to the...

XDA NEWS
Tomek Kondrat · Mar 31, 2015 at 10:00 am · 2 comments

The History of Flagships: Part III – HTC

A few months ago, we came up with the idea of presenting the history of flagship devices released by some of the major Android OEMs. In this, we've had the pleasure of bringing you the stories of Sony (Ericsson) and Samsung. Now, it's time for our third and final installment. This is a very special episode, as the OEM I will talk about was heavily connected to Android and the beginnings of XDA as a whole. Yes, I'm talking about HTC, the...

XDA NEWS
Share This