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dlfrsilver 14 March 2006 16:35

creating icons for whdload game installers
 
Does anyone can explain (franck for example)

how to do icons from game box to include in whdload installer ?

Thanks, i'll create then icons of my boxes ^^

Anubis 14 March 2006 17:24

If you can scan your boxes, then get ClassicWB P96, install it. Create folder called share, where you will save your scans.

Boot ClassicWB, open that folder share (set as HD in ClassicWB). Right click anywhere and select option Icons >> Pic -> New Icon and boom. It creates icon out of your scanned picture. I tested it with PNG format, and it works great.

http://classicwb.abime.net/classicwe...picnewicon.png

What I would like to know is how to combine two icon into one, with second icon being 'selected' icon.

Stein 14 March 2006 21:53

ever try Iconian? it used to be a great icon editor, I haven't really used it since my time on real amigas years ago, but I've installed the newest one and it looks promising (I've installed it just not used it since I like PNG icons now).

Retro-Nerd 14 March 2006 23:37

If you want to use Png icons (with the installed PowerIcons patch) it is very simple. Resize your scanned box pics (in png format) to your desired measures and change the .png file-ending to .info and copy it to your Amiga or WinUAE HD. But first you should check which icons are available from exotica in their newicons and OS 3.5 icons packages. This could save you a lot of time.

http://exotica.fix.no/misc/index.html

Frog 15 March 2006 13:30

Codetapper have done a tutorial on his website http://action.reversers.net/icons.html

CFOU! 15 March 2006 14:18

Quote:

Originally Posted by Frog
Codetapper have done a tutorial on his website http://action.reversers.net/icons.html

Personally, I use PPaint, IconEdit (WB3.9), CopyIcon (aminet freeware) to create colored icons....

Screenshot are saved using whdload/Hrtmon or UAE and screen reworked using PPaint

Anubis 15 March 2006 15:08

What is default size for new icons?


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