How do I view, extract, and replace images in .dat files in Bowser's Inside Story?

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    Hi, I have been trying to figure out view, extract, and replace images in .dat files in Bowser's Inside Story for a long time now, but it seems that no matter what I try, nothing works. I have already looked at similar threads, but they did not help me.

    I found this thread:

    http://gbatemp.net/threads/problem-with-999.280097/

    but no one could figure out how to change the image. (aside from replacing it with the Japanese version of the file)

    I also found this thread:

    http://gbatemp.net/threads/extracting-sprites-from-dat-files.267320/

    one person said that the file had a header that needed to be taken out, but I have not been able to find any headers in any of the .dat files in Bowser's Inside Story.

    Then I found a Mario & Luigi editor called Yoshi Magic on this website:

    http://s3.zetaboards.com/Lighthouse_of_Yoshi/index/

    and I used the map viewer to try and find the offsets of the images, but I have had no luck getting images to display on those offsets in CrystalTile2. I also used a similar method of trying to find the right offsets using the tile viewer and map viewer options in DeSmuME 0.9.10, but still had no luck. What can I do to find and edit the images?
     
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    I think that it has finally been a reasonable amount of time to go without bumping this...
     
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