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Old 08-18-2008, 07:31 AM   #1
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Button Manager is a program for creating borders in wc3 style for specified file (or multiple files).

Current version is v1.8.2

BM v1.8.2 was downloaded 1465+ times.
BM v1.8.1 was downloaded 197 times.
BM v1.8.0 was downloaded 666 times.
BM v1.7.0 was downloaded 1144 times.
BM v1.6.1 was downloaded 676 times.

Features
  • Supported file formats: *.bmp, *.jpg, *.tga, *.psd, *.blp, *.png;
  • Processing multiple files;
  • Importing multiple files in map;
  • Resizing images to 64x64;
  • Support of non-standard borders.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How to open *.7z file?
A: Read this.

Q: My antivirus says that this program is virus!
A: If your antivirus detects this program as trojan, you probably have McAfee, Comodo, eSafe or Prevx. They don't know anything about exe-optimization-by-hands and UPX. Therefore I recommend to change antivirus.

Q: What all those BLP settings for?
A: Check butman_readme_eng.txt.

Pros and Cons of Button Manager
  • It supports alpha channel creating (for infocards, scorescreens or specific user borders);
  • It can save both in compressed and paletted BLP formats;
  • It has special features to make resulting BLPs even smaller;
  • It supports user created borders;
  • It can operate multiple icons with ease;
  • It has some settings to customize border applying;
  • It has user-friendly interface.
  • It can open BLP2 textures;
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  • It works on Win compatible systems (and emulators) only.

System Requirements
Tested & working: Win2k/XP/2k3/Vista
Not tested: Win95/98

Version History
>> v1.8.2 - 8th July, 2010

[ # ] Extended PNG support
[ ~ ] Fixed bug when saving icon with enabled transparency view
[ ~ ] Fixed bug with incorrent saving in JPEG format


Older versions

>> v1.8.1 - 1st May, 2010

[ + ] Added TGA formats (RLE and color-mapped) support for opening
[ + ] Added transparency displaying
[ # ] Modified background application method
[ # ] Changed auto-quality settings
[ ~ ] Fixed recognition of non-lower case extensions in icon wizard



>> v1.8.0 - 20th October, 2009

[ + ] Added BLP2 format support (opening).
[ + ] Added BLP progressive saving option.
[ + ] Added BLP error diffusion option.
[ + ] Added automatic quality definition.
[ + ] Added "For all borders" button to "Image formats" tab.
[ + ] Added generation of disabled version of autocast icon.
[ + ] Added subfolders processing option.
[ + ] Added option to use import path as folder for icons.
[ # ] Extended PNG support.
[ # ] Refined autocast, upgrade borders.
[ # ] Improved image resizing method.
[ ~ ] Fixed bug with default formats list.
[ ~ ] Fixed bug with opening bitmaps that were saved in Photoshop.
[ ~ ] Fixed bug with processing files of all available formats in icon wizard.
[ ~ ] Fixed bug with opening files, that have .jpeg extension.



>> v1.7.0 - 03rd February, 2009

[ + ] Added compressed BLP support (saving).
[ + ] Added mipmap setting for BLP.
[ + ] Added quality settings for BLP.
[ + ] Added advanced options for BLP (headers merging and palette compression).
[ + ] Added possibility to open images from command line.
[ + ] Added specific tags (prefixes) for each border.
[ + ] Added red and blue channel swapping feature.
[ + ] Added full file name hint to "File information" (useful if file name doesn't fit in window).
[ # ] Extended mass import with campaign files (*.w3n).
[ # ] When resizing image to 64x64, current border is applied automatically.
[ ~ ] Fixed a bug when opening file with extension in upper case.
[ - ] Removed "Add border tags to file name" due to prefixes for each border.



>> v1.6.1 - 25th August, 2008

[ + ] Added some information messages and hints
[ + ] Added PNG format processing for icon wizard (and also added to "Settings" window)
[ + ] Added hotkeys for switching between standard and user borders
[ # ] Changed scale bounds for Scorescreen borders
[ ~ ] Fixed mistypes in dialog windows
[ ~ ] Fixed bug with import to MPQ (program added map header to archive)
[ ~ ] Fixed bug with import (file list and import file were not removed after finishing import process)
[ ~ ] Fixed bug with saving to other format impossibility
[ ~ ] Fixed bug with manual image fitting
[ ~ ] Fixed bugs with incorrect files opening



>> v1.6.0 - 17th August, 2008

[ + ] Added BLP support (opening and saving) without external programs
[ + ] Added 32 bit icon support
[ + ] Added new border templates (Scorescreen-Hero, Scorescreen-Player)
[ + ] Added mass import feature
[ + ] Added smoothing option when resizing image
[ + ] Added option to skip files with icon prefixes
[ + ] Added option to process files of specified types
[ + ] Added preview in dialog window for PSD, TGA and BLP formats
[ + ] Added multilanguage interface
[ + ] Added option to enable/disable OS style in program
[ # ] Improved Button, Autocast, Passive and Disabled border templates
[ # ] Custom borders interface is integrated into Image tab
[ # ] Fixed screen orientation for TGA format
[ # ] Border shading amplifier is now individual for each border type
[ # ] Improved image scaling
[ # ] Improved Disabled border creating method
[ # ] Improved border applying algorithm
[ # ] Improved image resizing to 64х64
[ # ] Maximal value for shading amplifier changed 200 => 255
[ # ] Disabled border is now standalone template
[ ~ ] Fixed bug with saving Disabled pair icon with resizing
[ ~ ] Fixed bug with incorrect prefix for Disabled border
[ ~ ] Fixed bug with nullifying settings
[ ~ ] Fixed specific bug when saving icon to TGA or BLP format
[ ~ ] Fixed icon wizard progress
[ ~ ] Removed BLP saving options



>> v1.5.0 - 1st May, 2008

[ + ] Added saving image to BLP
[ + ] Added user borders support
[ + ] Added limited image scaling support
[ + ] Added option to automatically fit image to 64х64
[ + ] Added border shading amplifier as changeable value
[ + ] Added destination folder selection in icon wizard
[ # ] Improved interface
[ ~ ] Fixed incorrect file counting
[ ~ ] Fixed image artifacts when applying disabled border
[ ~ ] Fixed bug with saving just opened image



>> v1.4.1 - 18th November, 2007

[ ~ ] Fixed bug with adding extensions to file name in dialog window
[ ~ ] Fixed bug with automatical saving disabled pair icon in TGA format (even if another format was chosen)
[ ~ ] Fixed bug with opening image smaller than 64x64
[ ~ ] Fixed bug with saving unresized image as icon
[ ~ ] Some fixes with shading algorithm



>> v1.4.0 - 20th October, 2007

[ + ] Added option to fit image into 64х64
[ + ] Added "automatically create disabled pair icon" option
[ + ] Added new border templates (Infocard Basic and Infocard Upgrade)
[ + ] Added Drag-n-Drop support
[ # ] Changed border drawing method
[ ~ ] Fixed bug with saving settings
[ ~ ] Fixed bug with displaying incorrect image size
[ ~ ] Fixed bug with adding extensions to file name when saving
[ ~ ] Fixed bug with saving 32 bit images
[ ~ ] Fixed bug with applying the same border to different images



>> v1.3.0 - 13th November, 2006

[ + ] Added progress bar and file counter to icon wizard
[ # ] Improved icon wizard processing algorithm



>> v1.2.0 - 10th October, 2006

[ + ] Added PSD file format support
[ + ] Added some settings
[ + ] Added settings saving
[ # ] Changed interface
[ # ] Default extension is changed to TGA
[ ~ ] Fixed incorrect border applying
[ ~ ] Fixed bug with wrong extensions
[ ~ ] Fixed bug with saving BMP with JPG extension



>> v1.1.0 - 20th September, 2006

[ + ] Added icon wizard
[ # ] Changed border drawing method
[ ~ ] Fixed bug with multiple applies of dark to images



>> v1.0.0 - 03rd September, 2006

[ # ] First release

Attached Images
File Type: jpg Butman16.jpg (2.4 KB, 2095 views)
File Type: png Butman18_Settings_1_en.png (7.9 KB, 935 views)
File Type: png Butman18_Settings_2_en.png (15.8 KB, 846 views)
File Type: png Butman18_Settings_3_en.png (9.6 KB, 745 views)
File Type: png Butman18_Settings_4_en.png (6.7 KB, 726 views)
File Type: png Butman182_Main_1_en.png (15.2 KB, 980 views)
File Type: png Butman182_Main_2_en.png (7.3 KB, 660 views)
Attached Files
File Type: 7z ButtonManager_v1.8.2.7z (352.6 KB, 3110 views)
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Old 08-18-2008, 08:35 AM   #2
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Is this a Russian program ?
I already saw this in one of the great Russian websites:
http://xgm.ru/files.php?fc=2
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Is this a Russian program ?
no, this is soviet program xD

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That language is Russian... xD
Russian resources often look great but some times they are either bugged or don't work.
This needs some testing ...
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Old 08-18-2008, 08:55 AM   #5
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Aren't there like... 3 of these in the database? Why is this one any different?
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- Support of non-standard borders.
And that means...? Can we import our own borders or something?
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Pyrogasm, yes, we can.
Also this program allows to customize border applying (e.g. resizing image to specified bounds, changing border shading amplifier, etc.), it can save BLP with alpha channels (needed for infocards & scorescreens), it can import icons to map/archive, and so on.

Hmm, there is some issue... One of the testers sent me report about found bugs 2 hours ago :) So I'm going to fix most of those bugs.
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Old 08-18-2008, 04:49 PM   #7
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Can you please put the change log in hidden tags and then elaborate in the first post on the pros/cons of using this program as opposed to the quarter-dozen in the database already?
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.... and screenshots, I love screenshots.
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hmmmmm.... xD

Flame_Phoenix don't spy our community xD
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Screenshots and "pros and cons" added.

Well, I'm continuing debugging, and I'm planning to upload fixed version tomorrow.

Toadcop, hmm, I remember you said something like "no difference for me", are not you? :)
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This is a great tool, i tried it out for the extra icons i just submitted. Makes the whole process smooth and efficient, plus lowers the filesize a bit too xD

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Excellent tool. Looks much nicer than Wc3B. I will definitely be using this at some point.
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Found a bug: I can't save the files as non-BLP's. I tried saving an icon as a .jpg (using "Save File As"), but nothing happens; the icon never gets saved.
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i got that too, you have to type the extension yourself eg filename.jpg
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I can fix this, and I fixed it already but programmatic changes of file name have no effect while the dialog is active.
This means e.g. the original file name "BTNPhaseShift.tga", and if you changed "file types" field to "... (*.png)", file name in the dialog would not be changed to "BTNPhaseShift.png" as expected, but actually program will save icon to "BTNPhaseShift.png".
Anyway, thanks.

Small tip: you can click on "Standard borders" ("Custom borders") label for quickly switching between two frameworks.

What I've done recently:
- Added information messages and some hints.
- Added PNG format to icon wizard (and to "Settings").
- Added hotkeys for switching between standard and user borders.
- Fixed some mistypes in dialogs.
- Fixed bug when importing to mpq (program was added map header to archive).
- Fixed bug with import (list file and import file were not removed after process).
- Fixed bug listed above.
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