Bordering Icons

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Bordering Icons



So, you went and made your self an icon, havent you?
You go to add it to your map when...
BAM!
It hits you! You havent got a border!
What do you do? Give it one!

Required Programs


Button Manager v1.8 - (Goto)
Used to add the border to the icon. Internal Link.

Warcraft III World Editor
Warcraft III should come with this. Used for importing the icons into your map.

Optional Programs


Any Paint Program
How will this tutorial help you if you dont have an icon.

Icon Requirement - Must be a size of 64x64.


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BEGIN PART [1]


So, you want to import an icon you just made into your map, and then the second you hit the import button, BAM it hits you! You forgot to add borders to it!

TutorialFireNoBorder.png
[No border! Oh noes!]

Well open up Button Manager and then go to file and open file;

TutorialBMFileOpen.png
Click on it and find your desired file;

TutorialBMFileOpenFound.png
[Hint, allowed file types are: .bmp, .jpg, .jpeg, .tga, .psd, .blp, .png .]

And... BAM! It gets stamped into that little hole there!

TutorialBMPictureNorm.png

END PART [1]

BEGIN PART [2]


Hmm.. i'm looking at my image.. now what?

Press the desired type of border you want, lemme say... autocast! and then.... BAM! I got an autocast image!

TutorialBMPictureAutCa.png

Now you want to have this image for your own evil deeds do you? Fine. Go to File then to Save File As and choose where you wish to save it.

TutorialBMFileSaveAs.png

Open it in your paint program and w0wzor! It has a border.

TutorialGIMPEndProduct.png

Also, you can save it as the file types that you opened, so if it was a .bmp for example, you should save it as .blp .

END PRODUCT:
ATCTutorialFireNoBorder.png DISATCTutorialFireNoBorder.png

[Hint: This programs creates a active (clickable) and also an inactive (not researched, opened f9, f10 e.t.c or other reasons).]

END PART [2]


Thanks for reading. I hope this helped. ;)
 
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Yes, this tutorial was already included in that other guys tutorial, now why has it taken soo long to graveyard this? Oh thats right, the tutorial mod got graveyarded first...
 
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