Editing ComicBookDS sprites?

Discussion in 'NDS - ROM Hacking and Translations' started by Scathraax, Apr 6, 2008.

Apr 6, 2008

Editing ComicBookDS sprites? by Scathraax at 5:02 AM (1,258 Views / 0 Likes) 3 replies

  1. Scathraax
    OP

    Member Scathraax GBAtemp Regular

    Joined:
    Jun 21, 2007
    Messages:
    246
    Location:
    Illinois
    Country:
    United States
    I want to edit the ComicBookDS 3.0 theme, to make one that matches my R4's current theme.

    Here's the original file from CBDS:
    [​IMG]
    Notice the green background.
    It shows up transparent in CDBS, so you only see the buttons.

    Now here's what my button looks like in CBDS:
    [​IMG]
    This is exactly what the button looks like inside CBDS. Green and all is there.*

    How do I fix this and make the green transparent on my file, as it is on the default file?


    *Note: This is only a portion of my edited file, used to explain. The full file will contain all of the buttons when it's finished.
     
  2. DarthNemesis

    Member DarthNemesis GBAtemp Maniac

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2008
    Messages:
    1,208
    Country:
    United States
    The GIF file format allows you to designate one of the colors as the transparent color. How you do that depends on the tool you're using to edit it.
     
  3. Scathraax
    OP

    Member Scathraax GBAtemp Regular

    Joined:
    Jun 21, 2007
    Messages:
    246
    Location:
    Illinois
    Country:
    United States
    Hm.. Never seen that option.
    Now I feel like a noob. XD

    Thanks!

    [edit] Found the option to pick the transparency color in Photoshop CS3.
    And it displays transparent in PS and in Windows Picture and Fax Viewer, but is still green in CBDS. *facepalm*

    I guess I'll search the web for help now that I know the problem.


    [edit2] No luck through Google. Everything I find is outdated or irrelevant.
    Does anyone know how to make it work with PS CS3?

    [edit3] Scratch that. I figured it out. Somehow. XD
    I guess I finish my buttons and try to replicate my result now. :3

    Sorry for all the edits!
     
  4. perezdispenser92

    Newcomer perezdispenser92 Newbie

    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2008
    Messages:
    1
    Country:
    United States
    what did you do to fix the transparency issue
    im trying to make me a skin
     

Share This Page