Branding

The Open Mobile interface can be branded, enabling you to maintain a brand identity with company colors, logos, and text strings. You can maintain any number of distinct brands, and each can be assigned to a different Open Mobile profile. A client brand comprises the set of icons, images, text strings, additional help content, and colors you choose to include in the client’s look and feel.

The complete list of client branding options are included in the following tables. If no element is branded, a default is used.

Mac version 1.x

Client Elements Requirement
Brand Name  
Brand Name Alphanumeric string, max 35 characters. Required.
Software Version 1.x
Image/Icon  
Online Menubar Image 16px (w) x 16px (h), PNG format, file size max 16 KB
Offline Menubar Image 16px (w) x 16px (h), PNG format, file size max 16 KB
OpenAccess Icon 20px (w) x 20px (h), PNG format, file size max 11 KB
iPass Icon 20px (w) x 20px (h), PNG format, file size max 11 KB
Custom Mobile Broadband 20px (w) x 20px (h), PNG format, file size max 11 KB
Custom Wi-Fi 20px (w) x 20px (h), PNG format, file size max 11 KB
Text  
Application Title Alphanumeric string, max 35 characters
Alternate Help Title Alphanumeric string, max 30 characters. See Brand Help File.
Alternate Help Content Mac OSX supported help file, Maximum file size 800 KB. See Brand Help File.
Color  
Status Color Hexadecimal color value
Background Color Hexadecimal color value
Installer  
Installer Title Alphanumeric string, max 35 characters
Application Icon ICNS file, must be 16×16, 32×32, 48×48, 128×128, 256×256, 512×512 pixel size, max 512 KB file size
Installer Logo 620px (w) x 420px (h), PNG format, max 64 KB file size 1)

Mac version 2.x

Client Elements Requirement
Brand Name
Brand Name Alphanumeric string, max 35 characters. Required.
Software Version 2.x
Image/Icon
Logo 24px (w) x 24px (h), PNG format, file size max 16 KB
Menubar Image 16px (w) x 16px (h), PNG format, file size max 16 KB
OpenAccess Icon 20px (w) x 20px (h), PNG format, file size max 11 KB
iPass Icon 20px (w) x 20px (h), PNG format, file size max 11 KB
Custom Mobile Broadband 20px (w) x 20px (h), PNG format, file size max 11 KB
Custom Wi-Fi 20px (w) x 20px (h), PNG format, file size max 11 KB
Text
Application Title Alphanumeric string, max 35 characters
Alternate Help Title Alphanumeric string, max 30 characters. See Brand Help File.
Alternate Help Content Mac OSX supported help file, Maximum file size 800 KB. See Brand Help File.
Color
Status Color Hexadecimal color value
Background Color Hexadecimal color value
Internet Links
Custom Hotspot Finder Name Alphanumeric string. See Brand Internet Links.
Custom Hotspot Finder URL Valid URL. See Brand Internet Links.
Installer
Installer Title Alphanumeric string, max 35 characters
Application Icon ICNS file, must be 16×16, 32×32, 48×48, 128×128, 256×256, 512×512 pixel size, max 512 KB file size
Installer Logo 620px (w) x 420px (h), PNG format, max 64 KB file size 2)

Image File Types: Open Mobile requires two image file types in branding: .PNG (Portable Network Graphics format) and .ICO (Icon format) files. PNG files are used for many branding elements because, unlike other image formats, they are highly scalable, universal across platforms, and low-loss. ICO files are required by Windows for correct display on the Windows taskbar. Note that ICO files, in particular compressed ICO files, may not display consistently on all Windows platforms. Both of PNG and ICO file types are easily created in many image editor applications.

For more information on Branding, see Manage Brands

Customize Visual Style

RSS Feed

You can enable an RSS feed for Open Mobile, specifying a single URL for news and headlines to be streamed to users. You can also customize the RSS text color by entering its hexadecimal code or by clicking on the box (and selecting one from the options).

Search

If enabled, users will be able to perform Internet searches directly in Open Mobile with a search engine of your choice.

You will be required to specify your search engine in a search file. For more information, please see Brand Search.

Go to: Open Mobile for Mac Help

1) , 2) The size of the Installer Logo image is 620px (w) by 420px (h) because it fills the size of the Installer Window. The image should be transparent with the logo placed where it will appear in the window. The default iPass logo is 123px (w) by 139px (h), and it is placed 20px from left and 18px from the bottom of the Installer Window.
 

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