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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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Old 09-27-11, 02:30 AM  
Sharani
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I have a working version..
Found it somewhere and updated more in the Lua so it now works with patch 4.2.2
I have removed all the old graphic though and installed Duxy's BTEX Skin, Looove your skins
If any1 wants it let me now and ill try and put it up here or i can mail it.

edit : wowinterface approved it so you can download it here
http://www.wowinterface.com/download...Fanupdate.html
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Old 09-24-11, 05:51 PM  
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As far as i can tell the few are tradeing these skins, the rest of us are screwed.

If this isnt going to be kept up please get ride of all this..it usless.
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Old 09-24-11, 07:05 AM  
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Question ???

How Do i use the skin? whEN Choose skin it can not chance .
what do i do??
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Old 09-19-11, 07:05 PM  
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Exclamation Fan Update

Seriously someone update this if there is an issue of people taking over other people's work ask them then post the work you have done as a "fan update" on this site. If the author cares enough to make you take it down maybe they will finally take the time to update it to current release. As I said before I have a template in kgPannels that makes it so I can use the btex art rather well but I would rather have the original add-on back. Often times all it takes is a simple e-mail to ask the author for permission to do a fan update and sometimes it even gets them back in the groove where they will take the project back over.
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Old 09-01-11, 02:37 AM  
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Took me around 20 mins but I made a template in kgpannels that can be adapted to use any of the textures I assume that is why the textures are still being posted.
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Old 08-31-11, 07:56 PM  
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there was posted a outside link. It was pulled. So far noone posted a working version. I wish they would. Seems like peaple keep posting backgrounds...shrug.
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Old 08-28-11, 09:40 AM  
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Is this mod gonna work again or not?
Mygly said something about an update but i can't find it and i really like the looks of this addon :s

Can someone help?
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Old 06-04-11, 08:50 AM  
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cant get btex to work

I downloaded the mod and cant get this to work ive tried both menu commands listed and nothing happens can anyone give me some suggestions please as i like the way i see a lot of ui's look that use this mod
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Old 05-04-11, 06:14 PM  
kasca
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Personally i WONT download anything from a outside site. Burned once it more than enought. I love to have my btex back.
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Old 03-31-11, 11:00 AM  
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Re: Patched for 4.0

Originally posted by Mygly
I hope Tiggy doesn't mind, but I went ahead and fixed this for 4.0 (4.0.1 - 4.0.6) and bumped the version to 2.9.4 since it's basically a bugfix release. (release notes in VersionHistory & ReadMe)

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Working 4.0 version: <snip>
Thanks for keeping this mod alive!
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Old 03-09-11, 03:45 AM  
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Re: Re: Re: Patched for 4.0

Originally posted by Mygly
You're right, that would probably make it more legitimate. I didn't know this existed until you just said that. I'll look into it now.
Be sure to send me a link
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Old 03-08-11, 05:04 PM  
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Re: Re: Patched for 4.0

Originally posted by Morwo
Why don't you host it here as a fan update? Nobody would mind, only if it hurt Hosting Rules & Terms.
You're right, that would probably make it more legitimate. I didn't know this existed until you just said that. I'll look into it now.
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Old 03-08-11, 02:39 PM  
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Re: Patched for 4.0

Originally posted by Mygly
I hope Tiggy doesn't mind, but I went ahead and fixed this for 4.0 (4.0.1 - 4.0.6) and bumped the version to 2.9.4 since it's basically a bugfix release. (release notes in VersionHistory & ReadMe)

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Working 4.0 version: <snip>
Why don't you host it here as a fan update? Nobody would mind, only if it hurt Hosting Rules & Terms.
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Old 03-06-11, 04:52 PM  
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Patched for 4.0

I hope Tiggy doesn't mind, but I went ahead and fixed this for 4.0 (4.0.1 - 4.0.6) and bumped the version to 2.9.4 since it's basically a bugfix release. (release notes in VersionHistory & ReadMe)

tl;dr
Working 4.0 version: <snip>
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Originally posted by Araldwenn
For those who want to use any other skin than the default one, you can simply rename the skin you want to use with the default skin name.
But we are still waiting for an update... (i had seen screenshots from the 3.0 version. Any chance we can download a beta version ?)
Easier than that type: /btex custom to get back to the custom skin menu.
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