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    Quote Originally Posted by Spencerdl View Post
    I'm surprised you haven't made a Apple weather set yet...Hint, Hint....SMILE
    Here's a few I'm working on. I haven't made the PNG images yet. I just need to know if I have all the icons I need and don't have some I don't need.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ledsteplin View Post
    Here's a few I'm working on. I haven't made the PNG images yet. I just need to know if I have all the icons I need and don't have some I don't need.

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    Here is a list of all the icons in a set:

    chanceflurries.png
    chanceflurriesn.png
    chancerain.png
    chancerainn.png
    chancesleet.png
    chancesleetn.png
    chancesnow.png
    chancesnown.png
    chancetstorms.png
    chancetstormsn.png
    clear.png
    clearn.png
    cloudy.png
    cloudyn.png
    flurries.png
    flurriesn.png
    fog.png
    fogn.png
    hazy.png
    hazyn.png
    m0.png
    m1.png
    m10.png
    m11.png
    m12.png
    m13.png
    m14.png
    m15.png
    m16.png
    m17.png
    m18.png
    m19.png
    m2.png
    m20.png
    m21.png
    m22.png
    m23.png
    m24.png
    m25.png
    m26.png
    m27.png
    m28.png
    m29.png
    m3.png
    m30.png
    m4.png
    m5.png
    m6.png
    m7.png
    m8.png
    m9.png
    mostlycloudy.png
    mostlycloudyn.png
    mostlysunny.png
    mostlysunnyn.png
    na.png
    partlycloudy.png
    partlycloudyn.png
    rain.png
    rainn.png
    sleet.png
    sleetn.png
    snow.png
    snown.png
    sunny.png
    sunnyn.png
    tstorms.png
    tstormsn.png

    You can very often reuse one image for multiple files (for example partlycloudy and mostlysunny are usually the same image).

    As I mentioned m0 to m30 are not being used. You can simply copy them from the sample iconset. This way the set remains compatible with Android and BlackBerry.

    Download the sample iconset from https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/...202%20Real.zip as a guide
  3. #103  

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    Quote Originally Posted by pfluger View Post
    Here is a list of all the icons in a set:

    chanceflurries.png
    chanceflurriesn.png
    chancerain.png
    chancerainn.png
    chancesleet.png
    chancesleetn.png
    chancesnow.png
    chancesnown.png
    chancetstorms.png
    chancetstormsn.png
    clear.png
    clearn.png
    cloudy.png
    cloudyn.png
    flurries.png
    flurriesn.png
    fog.png
    fogn.png
    hazy.png
    hazyn.png
    m0.png
    m1.png
    m10.png
    m11.png
    m12.png
    m13.png
    m14.png
    m15.png
    m16.png
    m17.png
    m18.png
    m19.png
    m2.png
    m20.png
    m21.png
    m22.png
    m23.png
    m24.png
    m25.png
    m26.png
    m27.png
    m28.png
    m29.png
    m3.png
    m30.png
    m4.png
    m5.png
    m6.png
    m7.png
    m8.png
    m9.png
    mostlycloudy.png
    mostlycloudyn.png
    mostlysunny.png
    mostlysunnyn.png
    na.png
    partlycloudy.png
    partlycloudyn.png
    rain.png
    rainn.png
    sleet.png
    sleetn.png
    snow.png
    snown.png
    sunny.png
    sunnyn.png
    tstorms.png
    tstormsn.png

    You can very often reuse one image for multiple files (for example partlycloudy and mostlysunny are usually the same image).

    Download the sample iconset from https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/...202%20Real.zip as a guide
    Thanks! I'll use all but m0 through m30. Yeah, some are repeats. Do they have to be in that same order?


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    What are the correct sizes for the main icon and the weather icon? I have a few main icons I want to overlay with the weather icon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ctt1wbw View Post
    What are the correct sizes for the main icon and the weather icon? I have a few main icons I want to overlay with the weather icon.
    Not sure what the "main icon" and "weather icon" are as you are referencing them. Pfluger said (somewhere) that the key was that the images should be square (1:1 length/width ratio). Otherwise, the app takes care of the resizing/scaling. Most of the icon sets that I’ve seen are between 128 px and 256 px. Obviously, scaling icons sets much larger or much smaller could be an issue.
    Last edited by HankAZ; 11-21-2014 at 09:40 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HankAZ View Post
    Not sure what the "main icon" and "weather icon" are as you are referencing them. Pfluger said (somewhere) that the key was that the images should be square (1:1 length/width ratio). Otherwise, the app takes care of the resizing/scaling. Most of the icon sets that Ive seen are between 128 px and 256 px. Obviously, scaling icons sets much larger of much smaller could be an issue.
    Just to add to this, whenever I've built my own weather sets I've always made the png images 256x256


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    I am not receiving alert notifications. I have notifications turned on in settings but no alerts are triggered. I do get the red alert band and text in the app
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    Quote Originally Posted by bdtrader View Post
    I am not receiving alert notifications. I have notifications turned on in settings but no alerts are triggered. I do get the red alert band and text in the app
    Same issue here.


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    Quote Originally Posted by charlyee View Post
    Same issue here.


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    Come to think of it me either. I guess I didn't pay attention because my Weather Underground app informs me of weather alerts.
  10. #110  

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThePinkChameleon View Post
    Just to add to this, whenever I've built my own weather sets I've always made the png images 256x256


    tapped out by my P!NK fingers on my GORGEOUS GOLD 5S
    Pfluger said the resolution size didn't matter, as long as it was a 1:1 aspect ratio. The icons I'm making have a larger resolution size. Maybe I should make them a bit smaller. They're 640x640.


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  11. #111  

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    Quote Originally Posted by charlyee View Post
    Same issue here.


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    And @Spencerdl I get a weather report on my lock screen every hour. It also shows on the Notification Center. (not the widget). But since having this app, we've not had any stormy weather or any weather that would issue an alert. I think I did get a BeWeather alert for fog. I think it does work. Here's how I have it all set.
    In phone settings:
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    In app settings:
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  12. #112  

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ledsteplin View Post
    And @Spencerdl I get a weather report on my lock screen every hour. It also shows on the Notification Center. (not the widget). But since having this app, we've not had any stormy weather or any weather that would issue an alert. I think I did get a BeWeather alert for fog. I think it does work. Here's how I have it all set.
    In phone settings:
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    In app settings:
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    Yes, I have my BeWeather app set the same way. I will pay closer attention for a weather alert notification when I think there should be one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spencerdl View Post
    Yes, I have my BeWeather app set the same way. I will pay closer attention for a weather alert notification when I think there should be one.
    I have my settings the same way. There is freezing rain adversary here, that shows as a red band but didn't or doesn't come in as alert.

    On my other weather app it did and that's when I noticed that this one didn't alert.

    It's just the beginning of "alert" season for us, so I will get plenty of opportunities.


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    Quote Originally Posted by ctt1wbw View Post
    What are the correct sizes for the main icon and the weather icon? I have a few main icons I want to overlay with the weather icon.
    Quote Originally Posted by HankAZ View Post
    Not sure what the "main icon" and "weather icon" are as you are referencing them. Pfluger said (somewhere) that the key was that the images should be square (1:1 length/width ratio). Otherwise, the app takes care of the resizing/scaling. Most of the icon sets that I’ve seen are between 128 px and 256 px. Obviously, scaling icons sets much larger or much smaller could be an issue.
    Quote Originally Posted by Ledsteplin View Post
    Pfluger said the resolution size didn't matter, as long as it was a 1:1 aspect ratio. The icons I'm making have a larger resolution size. Maybe I should make them a bit smaller. They're 640x640.


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    BeWeather internally resizes the icons to 160x160, but using 256x256 gives us some room for the future. 256x256 is therefore the recommended resolution.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bdtrader View Post
    I am not receiving alert notifications. I have notifications turned on in settings but no alerts are triggered. I do get the red alert band and text in the app
    Quote Originally Posted by charlyee View Post
    Same issue here.


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    We are looking into this.
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    BeWeather for iOS now has its own web page

    BeWeather - The most customizable weather app on iPhone

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    So I turned on the lock screen weather, have the notifications enabled in settings, but have not gotten one notice all day...

    Am I doing something wrong?
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    Quote Originally Posted by bamf-hacker View Post
    So I turned on the lock screen weather, have the notifications enabled in settings, but have not gotten one notice all day...

    Am I doing something wrong?
    Location Services on
    Background App Refresh on
    iPhone settings notifications:
    Show in lockscreen
    Allow notifications
    App settings:
    Severe weather alerts on
    Lockscreen weather on
    Temp badge on

    Should be working! Mine shows a weather summary on the lock screen once per hour.
    Have you tried deleting the app, then reinstalling it?


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    Quote Originally Posted by bamf-hacker View Post
    So I turned on the lock screen weather, have the notifications enabled in settings, but have not gotten one notice all day...

    Am I doing something wrong?
    Quote Originally Posted by Ledsteplin View Post
    Location Services on
    Background App Refresh on
    iPhone settings notifications:
    Show in lockscreen
    Allow notifications
    App settings:
    Severe weather alerts on
    Lockscreen weather on
    Temp badge on

    Should be working! Mine shows a weather summary on the lock screen once per hour.
    Have you tried deleting the app, then reinstalling it?


    Sent from my ancient but trustworthy iPhone 5.
    Can you check if you can see the "Notifications" section for BeWeather in the Apple Settings app?

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    I did not have background app refresh turned on, so maybe that is why I was not getting alert notifications. I turned it on.
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    I know that Ledsteplin is working on an Apple BeWeather set, but has anyone found a working Apple icon weather set anywhere that they would like to share?...SMILE
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ledsteplin View Post
    Location Services on
    Background App Refresh on
    iPhone settings notifications:
    Show in lockscreen
    Allow notifications
    App settings:
    Severe weather alerts on
    Lockscreen weather on
    Temp badge on

    Should be working! Mine shows a weather summary on the lock screen once per hour.
    Have you tried deleting the app, then reinstalling it?


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    Quote Originally Posted by pfluger View Post
    Can you check if you can see the "Notifications" section for BeWeather in the Apple Settings app?

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    I have everything correctly set and the badge doesn't update properly - another words, it updates when it feels like it but only on my 5S. The badge on my iPad never updates unless I go into the app itself.

    I haven't tried out the lock screen notifications yet. I'll do that today !


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    I have been monitoring all of my weather apps with badges (5 in total, including BW2, yea I have weather app problem) and out of the 5, only one (Fahrenhiet, my oldest weather app installed), doesn't require accessing the app before the badge will update. Maybe it's something to do with Apple??
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ledsteplin View Post
    Here's a few I'm working on. I haven't made the PNG images yet. I just need to know if I have all the icons I need and don't have some I don't need.
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    @Ledsteplin: looks great! When are you going to start taking orders for specific requests? (Or should we start a new thread for that?)
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    Quote Originally Posted by sanibel View Post
    @Ledsteplin: looks great! When are you going to start taking orders for specific requests? (Or should we start a new thread for that?)
    I enjoy creating this. I'm not finished. It's very time consuming. Almost done. If I can figure out how to run the PNG icons through Box to iFile, then back to Box I'll be done. Subsequent iconsets won't take me as long.


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