Customizing the messages list

Change the text settings for the date

  1. In the Inspector, click the Message List button.
  2. In the preview area of the canvas, click the date.
  3. On the Quick Edit bar, select the font, font size, font style, color, or outline.

Change the background image for the date bar

  1. In the Inspector, click the Message List button.
  2. In the preview area of the canvas, click the background image for the date bar.
  3. On the Quick Edit bar, in the Date Background drop-down list, click Change Image.
  4. Navigate to an image.
  5. Click Open.

Change images for the messages list

The messages list displays icons that identify the type and status of the messages. These icons include images for email messages and text messages, and browser messages, such as saved browser requests or pushed browser content.

The images for each type of message are stored in a composite image that displays several states for each message type. For more information about the composite images used by the messages list, see Image sprites for the message list.

  1. In the Inspector, click the Message List button.
  2. In the preview area of the canvas, click an icon for one of the messages.
  3. On the Quick Edit bar, in the Icons drop-down list, click Change Image.
  4. Navigate to an image.
  5. Click Open.
  6. To see the states of the composite image, do the following:
    1. On the Quick Edit bar, in the Icons drop-down list, click Preview Image.
    2. In the Preview Meter dialog box, click through each of the states to see the images.
    3. Click OK.
    The last image you click remains in the preview area of the canvas.

Change the color for messages sent with high importance

You can specify the color of messages that are sent with high importance to the BlackBerry device.

  1. In the Inspector, click the Message List button.
  2. In the preview area of the canvas, click a message sent with high importance.
  3. On the Quick Edit bar, click the Priority 1 color swatch.
  4. Specify a color.
  5. Click OK.