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Version: 2.9.3
by: tiggy [More]
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Btex version 2.9.3
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What is it? :
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Btex (for 'Bottom TEXture') is a very lightweight addon for World Of Warcraft providing Background texture at the bottom of the screen.
It contains a package of pre-made skins, a simple menu for settings skins, texture height,width,transparency,colors, positions, viewport,etc ..

What can it do? :
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- Put a texture of your choice on the bottom of the screen via menu options (use /bx menu or /btex menu),
- Set height/width/transparency/position/colors/layer of your texture,
- Use any other TGA/BLP texture file or any other 'pack' of skin,
- Display a grid to setup your interface correctly,
- Modify the 3D rendering area with viewport function,
- Work in any resolution,
- Low memory usage & standalone addon (no libs or dependency are needed).

Ready to use skins :
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The following skins are packaged and are ready to use via the option menu:
- Dark Shadow serie, Simple Black, Fade Black, Red Fury, Warcraft Classic, Ice Dragon, Ice Dragon remake (credits to Xaphiroth), Ice Dragon remake with pet bar(credits to

Xaphiroth), Wall, White Dragon.

! WARNING IF YOU ARE UPDATING BTEX: backup your Interface\Btex\Skin folder if you use custom skin !

Skins package know to work (Thanks to all artists sharing artwork !):
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You can download and use this skins too (copy them to /Interface/Addons/btex/skins/ and just use "Custom skins") :
- Official supported skins (80+ skins) : http://www.wowinterface.com/downloads/info7906-BTex.html#optional
- Horde Skin 4 btex 2.7.3 (http://wow.curse.com/downloads/wow-addons/details/hskinz.aspx)
- Red Btex Nexus skin (http://www.wowinterface.com/downloads/info13261-RedBtexNexusskin.html)
- Telnets UI Art (http://www.wowinterface.com/downloads/info12078-v1.html).
- Eskin (http://wow.curse.com/downloads/wow-addons/details/eskin.aspx)
- Sewell XArt Pack (http://www.wowinterface.com/downloads/info7100-SewellXArtPack.html)
- Xart Skin - Warcraft 3 elven (http://www.wowinterface.com/downloads/info7123-XartSkin-Warcraft3elven.html)
- Fairy Tale Style using XArt (http://www.wowinterface.com/downloads/info6712-FairyTaleStyleusingXArt.html)
- ElectrofluxTextronator (http://www.wowinterface.com/downloads/info6847-ElectrofluxTextronator.html)

Last Update :
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V2.9.3 6 February 2010
- Modified function with X and Y placement for main frame. You can now set negative value.
V2.9.2 10 Decemeber 2009
- Updated TOC for Wow 30300,
- Fixed bug with saving variable in viewport mode.

For full version history, please see here: http://www.wowinterface.com/downloads/info7906.html or read the VersionHistory.txt

Website :
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http://www.wowinterface.com/downloads/info7906.html

Translation :
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Language aviable for all frame config are :
- default : english/US,
- french,
- German localisation, thx to Kuhglöckchen a.k.a. Blocki
- Russian localisation, kiss to troyen
- zhTW and zhCN, credits to wowui.cn,
- I'm using google translator, i need HELP for other languages, thanks =)

Contribute :
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Just use http://www.wowinterface.com/downloads/info7906.html using the provided forms(comments tab) or send me a PM on wowinterface.
I'm looking for artists and someone to translate the remaining languages.

How do I use it?
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First unzip it into your interface\addons directory. For more info on installing, please read install.txt.
Now just run WoW and once logged in, type '/bx menu' to get the options screen and choose a skin.

Support :
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Please post all errors and suggestions on http://www.wowinterface.com/downloads/info7906.html using comments tab, or send me a PM on wowinterface.

FAQ :
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How do I run menu config ? type "/bx Menu" or "/Btex menu" in the chat windows.
Why the download is so big ? it's because it contain many images.
How do i load custom skins? Copy TGA or BLP files to /interface/btex/skins/ directory, and use the "custom texture" options on the top dropdown menu. Write name file without

the end "-1.tga". Exemple: for 'blabla' skin, you have 4 tga named blabla-1.tga, blabla-2.tga. Write 'blabla' in the custom name.
Do the skin support transparency ? yes. Via images files and via WOW API.
Can i use BLP file? Yes. use custom load skin, and do like with any other tga file.
Is there any PSD template i can use to make my own skin ? :Sure, just go to : http://www.wowinterface.com/downloads/info11906-BtexPSDforskinmaking.html I recommand using The

GIMP or if you have money Photoshop CS4.
BUT, remember to share !
How can i share my artwork ? : create an account on wowinterface then upload it here as a plugin : http://www.wowinterface.com/downloads/info7906-BTex.html#optional
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* Version History : *
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V2.9.3 6 February 2010
- Modified function with X and Y placement for main frame. You can now set negative value.

V2.9.2 10 Decemeber 2009
- Updated TOC for Wow 30300,
- Fixed bug with saving variable in viewport mode.

V2.9.1 27 August 2009
- Fixed Chat Window layer(strata) when changing the strata of arts.
- Added skin Demonic (cause its no more aviable to download on curse :s)

V2.9.0 21 August 2009 - **this is a major release before V3.0**
- Added support for position (move main texture anywhere on screen),
- Added support for layer (choose what 'Strata' you want to use),
- Added support for Vertex colors (override colors of textures),
- Added support for Viewport function (resize the game windows size).

V2.8.0- 5 August 2009
- Reworked option menu with custom fonts to display well,
- Added support for BLP files.

V2.7.3- 7 March 2009
- Added German localisation, thx to Kuhglöckchen a.k.a. Blocki
- Added Russian localisation, kiss to troyen

v2.7.2- 7 February 2009
- Corrected "Close" button bug
- removed dutch locals, cause there is no dutch client .. oups sorry for the mistake ;=)

v2.7.1- 2 February 2009
- Added zhTW and zhCN localisation, thanks to wowui.cn
- Added Dutch localisation, thanks to Menjes

v2.7.0- 31 January 2009
- Added a grid function, so you can set interface easier

v2.6.0- 15 January 2009
- Added Width parameter, so you can adapt any skin to your resolution, if default value dont look well (depend on skin and scale used)

v2.5.1 - 14 January 2009
- Fixed the bug with blizzard UI calendar

v2.5.0 - 8 december 2008
- added support for localisation
- added french localisation
- added more slash command : /btex menu, /btex reset, /btex remove, /btex custom

v2.4.3 - 8 december 2008
- fixed error => "Message: ..\AddOns\Btex\Btex.lua line 583: attempt to index global 'a' (a boolean value)"

v2.4.2 - 6 december 2008
- fixed text placement in frame, with normal game font
- fixed a bug with dropdown menu

v2.4.1 - 4 december 2008
- fixed issue on "custom texture pack frame"

v2.4 - 4 december 2008
- corrected minor bug in slash command
- added a new skin : White Dragon

v2.3.1 - 20 November 2008
- removed "panel button" coming from dev version

v2.3 - 19 November 2008
- added support for multiple character
- corrected "/bt" already used by bartender to "/bx", you can use "/btex" too
- corrected a bug form dropdownUI Menu
- added a new skin : Wall

v2.2 - 7 November 2008
- added support for transparency for normals and customs skins,
- added "Reset to default"button,
- added 2 new skins : Simple Black, Fade Black.

v2.1 - 5 November 2008
- added support for texture stretch. you can now set Height form 1 to 1200,
- added "no texture" in the dropdown menu,
- added "Load custom skin", where you can put your own pack of skin directly from game, without modifying the LUA code.

v2.0 - 3 November 2008 :
- reworked all the code,
- removed ACE 2.0 support, only WoWAPI hard coded (no libs are needed now),
- added menu option for skin choosing and other settings,
- added new skins,
- full LUA frame coded.

V1.0 - 26 November 2007:
- Initial release.

For full version history, please see here: http://www.wowinterface.com/downloads/info7906.html
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Originally posted by ChaosInc
All this thing needs is the ability to have profiles (so users don't have to keep resetting width each time they decide to swap) and it'd be 100% perfect.

Awesome work.
thx =) profiles for saving parameters ? or ? explain it, and i see if i can do it
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All this thing needs is the ability to have profiles (so users don't have to keep resetting width each time they decide to swap) and it'd be 100% perfect.

Awesome work.
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so says the 1/2 million downloads per week.......
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Hey Tiggy,

Thanks for the great mod. I love the easy of use and such. I was finally able to make my own screen textures work with this. Quick question on the next version. If I wanted to put a texture on the top layer as a wrapper of sorts, mostly transparent, would I be able to click through it or have an option as such? If yes I could have a field-day designing some elaborate UI looks .
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Originally posted by mahatef
How can i add more panels? in your screenshot there's a "panel management" tab, in mine there isn't!
Next version
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How can i add more panels? in your screenshot there's a "panel management" tab, in mine there isn't!
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Originally posted by MightyMax
Thx for fixing calendar!!
thx =) 2.6 is out, you can now set width parameter as you want in case of default parameters dont fit well to your resolution.
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Thx for fixing calendar!!
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version 2.5.1 is out, bug corrected

Width parameter will be added in version 2.6. expect it very soon
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ok i got the error, expect new version tomorrow, or maybe today if ive time

thanks for reporting this and for the help
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Originally posted by Ongakuka
I've found something with the BasicMinimap mod. The errors do not happen at all for me until I interact with my minimap. Once I click on my minimap (e.g. right-click to bring up the in-game calendar) the errors begin from that point on with each press of the ESC key.

I see the other guys don't run this mod so but they do have mods that affect their minimap so maybe the error has something to do with the minimap?

Hope this helps!
I have met the same problem when I exit from the calendar and hit Esc...
How can I fix this bug?
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Different escape error

Hi, I'm getting a different error. When I hit escape, sometimes I get a few lines of code printed in my chatbox. Looks something like

BTex Stopcasting()
BTex Cleartarget()

or something to that effect. Only it doesn't actually do anything, and it also disables my escape menu from working..
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art only, there is no viewport function in btex.
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Does this mod provide settings for the viewport of the game, or is this strictly art?
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thx for help, i'm trying to reproduce this bug !
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Im getting the same "esc" error as well. (I changed the look myself, obviously its not one of the standard skins that came with it.)
http://s35.photobucket.com/albums/d1...9_143445-1.jpg
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I've found something with the BasicMinimap mod. The errors do not happen at all for me until I interact with my minimap. Once I click on my minimap (e.g. right-click to bring up the in-game calendar) the errors begin from that point on with each press of the ESC key.
I believe you are right on that one, at least as far as mine goes, When i bring up calander, it starts that error.
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